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“The general social antagonism which has taken hold of our entire public life today, brought about through the force of opposing and contradictory interests, will crumble to pieces when the reorganization of our social life, based upon the principles of economic justice, shall have become a reality.”
Emma Goldman, The Tragedy of Women’s Emancipation

All of us have to learn how to invent our lives, make them up, imagine them. We need to be taught these skills; we need guides to show us how. If we don’t, our lives get made up for us by other people.

— Ursula K. Le Guin

Worldly Women Philosophers: Learning from the Lives, Times and Ideas of the Other Great Economic Thinkers

Worldly Women Philosophers is an active contribution to the transformation of the economic system, exploring one significant group that economic history has overlooked – women. As the economist Judith Alexander points out: “many women economists must lie in the literary equivalent of unmarked graves.” Reclaiming the lives, work and ideas of the women left out of economic history will vastly expand, and enhance, the landscape of economic philosophy so that it more fully reflects the range and diversity of our collective lived experience and potential. This, we believe, can go some way towards creating the conditions in which everyone is able to live and flourish without undermining the ecosystem on which we call depend.

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We have claimed the historical realities of our lives as the place where thought and politics not only do begin but should begin.

— Susan Harding
“Capitalist desire for imperialist expansion, as the expression of its highest maturity in the last period of its life, has the economic tendency to change the whole world into capitalistically producing nations, to sweep away all superannuated, pre-capitalistic methods of production and society, to subjugate all the riches of the earth and all means of production to capital, to turn the laboring masses of all zones into wage slaves.” Rosa Luxemburg