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The capitalists speculate on the two following factors: the female worker must be paid as poorly as possible and the competition of female labour must…
What practical conclusions may we now draw for our propaganda work among women? The task of this Party Congress must not be to issue detailed…
The machines, the modern mode of production, slowly undermined domestic production and not just for thousands but for millions of women the question arose: Where…
We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois women’s rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics. No, this movement…
Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved of the illegal invasion of Belgium, of the massacre of suspected guerrillas, as well as their wives…
Each reform, therefore, improving the economical and political situation of the workers proves to be an arm that increases the energy with which the proletarian…
These interests of the workers, as the exploited and oppressed, class of society, are the same in all countries.
Bourgeois society is not fundamentally opposed to the bourgeois women’s movement, which is proven by the fact that in various states reforms of private and…
Women’s propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken…
We are not making this demand for the sake of a principle, but in the interests of the proletarian class.
When the men kill, it is up to us women to fight for the preservation of life.
The most disastrous phenomenon of the current situation is the factor that imperialism is employing for its own ends all the powers of the proletariat,…
The workers have nothing to gain from this war, but they stand to lose everything that is dear to them.
When a battle for suffrage is conducted, it should only be conducted according to socialist principles, and therefore with the demand of universal suffrage for…
For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class, they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism, but they are…
The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the man of her class against capitalist society.
In individual industries where female labour pays an important role, any movement advocating better wages, shorter working hours, etc., would not be doomed from the…
When the men are silent, it is our duty to raise our voices in behalf of our ideals.
What made women’s labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women.
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