Feminist International: How to Change Everything

November 28, 2020
Feminist International: How to Change Everything

Leader of Latin America's powerful new women's movementrethinks the meaning of feminist politicsRecent years have seen massive feminist mobilizations invirtually every continent, overturning social mores and repressivelegislation. In this brilliant and original look at the emergingfeminist international, Verónica Gago explores how the women'sstrike, as both a concept and collective experience, may betransforming the boundaries of politics as we know it.At once a gripping political analysis and a theoreticallycharged manifesto, Feminist International draws on the author'srich experience with radical movements to enter into ongoingdebates in feminist and Marxist theory: from social reproductionand domestic work to the intertwining of financial and genderviolence, as well as controversies surrounding the neo-extractivistmodel of development, the possibilities and limits of leftpopulism, and the ever-vexed nexus of gender-race-class. Gago askswhat another theory of power might look like, one premised on ourdesire to change everything.