In recent years, the transnational feminist movement has adopted the struggle against debt as one of its causes. In different geographies we have shouted, “We want to be alive, free and without debt! Us against debt! They owe us a life! We don’t owe, we won’t pay!” We propose to survey and map the struggles against financial extractivism in different territories and seek the connections between them, from processes of urbanization in the peripheries of Buenos Aires to the fight against evictions in Madrid, including the stripping down of public services and the growth of public and private debt.
Here you'll find chapters 3 to 6 of "Until the Patriarchy Falls and There Are No More Evictions. Debt, Housing and Patriarchal Violence", written by Myrian Espinoza Minda and Lotta Meri Pirita Tenhunen in dialogue with PAH Vallekas' Women's Group, illustrated by Coco Guzmán and now translated by Liz Mason-Deese. The research and writing process of the booklet were funded by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Madrid Liaison Office and the Foundation for Arts Initiatives. [...]