Panel featuring Louisa Bassini, Sandra Bloodworth and Maddie Powell.
The struggle for women’s liberation and the struggle of the working class have always been connected. Women are on the frontlines struggle and revolutions across the globe. This panel will reveal the hidden history of working class women’s organising and activism, and highlight the importance of socialist politics in fighting both sexism and capitalism.
Marxism and women’s liberation by Louise O’Shea
Rebel women in Australian working class history edited by Sandra Bloodworth & Tom O’Lincoln
Women could feel their power by Emma Davis
At the forefront of revolution by Sarah Bates
The impact of women’s changing role in the workplace by Diane Fieldes
The forgotten Rebels of Eureka by Sandra Bloodworth https://marxistleftreview.org/articles/forgotten-women-rebels-of-eureka/