Feminist Says Family Must Be ‘Abolished’ to ‘Dismantle Capitalism’

Feminist Sophie Lewis has written a new book in which she argues that in order to ‘dismantle capitalism’ it’s necessary to ‘abolish the family’.

Lewis was interview by left-wing website the Nation under the headline Want to Dismantle Capitalism? Abolish the Family.

According to the piece, patriarchy and capitalism combined to produce alienated workers who became “instruments of production” for the men who lorded over them.”

This led to the “heteronormativity of familial relations” and must be combated by a “radical reconceptualization of pregnancy itself”.

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Author: Alexander Light

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