Capitalism: a system stacked against women


  • Alexandra Day
  • Marnie Holborow


Alex Day and Marnie Holborow explain how women’s secondary status arises from the way capitalism works. They show Marxism has some useful tools for explaining the role that women play for the system, but also for explaining how commodification negatively affects all aspects of life, including how sex is sold incapitalism. They argue that huge mobilisations across the world in which women are playing a major role, show another world for women is possible