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Capitalism Is Not My Feminism
The war on women looks different from down here. I support equal pay, but even if “we” got it, I’d still be a struggling blogger too disabled for most jobs. I’ve noticed the marginal rise in women CEOs, but as someone who was homeless in the last twelve months, it’s not something I can get excited about. Women in high political office have lives as foreign from mine as the lives of men, protected in ways I can’t dream of.

I don’t want women empowered to play the brutal game as freely as men. I want the game to stop. I’m done with economic inequality, and with the systems that encourage it. Capitalism monetizes human needs for health, food, shelter, and safety, and markets thrive as suffering flourishes.

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