For Mies, "capitalism cannot function without patriarchy, since the objective of this system, that is, the process of continuous accumulation of capital, cannot be achieved unless male-female relationships are maintained or recreated" and justifies it precisely in the need that this process has for India Phone Number List unpaid care work7, that is, the free or semi-free reproduction of labor. From this reflection that feminist economics makes on work comes the most powerful political contribution and with the greatest capacity to restore its meaning to the word democracy: that of reorganizing society based on the preservation and defense of life – lives lived in conditions, lives India Phone Number List that are open to the power of being and not the accumulation of benefits–.
Many of the most important struggles of the time have a reproductive India Phone Number List aspect: for the right to health or education, to housing and other public services, for food security, against pollution caused by agribusiness, against climate change, Form alliances of equals The task of organizing the collective force that embodies this project can only start from feminisms that do not function as an identity, but rather India Phone Number List join men and people who do not fit into this binary scheme in the fight against sexism and in the claim for a democracy of equals: a project of change that is built collectively and in an anti-authoritarian way. To do this, practical alliances have been forged in concrete conflicts.
Precisely, one of the virtues of Latin American India Phone Number List feminism, says Gutiérrez Aguilar, is that it is having the capacity to connect the struggles, for example, between the indigenous movement and the feminist movement. According to Verónica Gago, «today a revolt, a strike, a popular, indigenous, community occupation, at the same time has a feminist perspective within it»8. The same thing happens in Europe, where India Phone Number List the most promising alliances are those in which feminism is made up of the mobilization of migrant or racialized people in their fight against immigration laws, against racism or for the labor rights of the sectors where This workforce abounds and there are conditions of hyper-exploitation: domestic workers, agricultural sector, sex work, etc… A new feminist trade unionism is being born.