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Saturday, July 7 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Capitalism and Women's Health

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This talk will present an internationalist perspective on how global capitalism has shaped and continues to shape health disparities among women due to women’s role in social reproduction, the neoliberal destruction of welfare services and growing class inequality. On a national level, how do race, class, and gender interact to create stark health disparities among groups of women in the United States?  We will put forward ideas about how oppression gets into our bodies and how we must connect a struggle for health justice with a politics of socialist transformation of society.

Speakers
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Jessica Hansen-Weaver

Jessica Hansen-Weaver is a member of the ISO in the Bay Area. She is a clinical social worker within San Francisco Community Behavioral Health Services.
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Emma Wilde-Botta

Emma Wilde Botta is a socialist activist and writer based in the Bay Area. She holds a Masters in Global Health Sciences from the University of California San Francisco where she currently works as a research analyst.


Saturday July 7, 2018 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Burnham A/B