Joan Jordan, a former factory worker who was replaced by automation and is now a student at San Francisco State College, speaks on "The economics of oppression" at a teach-in on the oppression of women at San Francisco State College on December 10, 1969. In this discussion, Jordan reveals statistics about how large the female workforce is, and how great the discrepancy in pay received. Jordan breaks down the statistics of discrimination on both sex and race. Jordan also discusses the unpaid career of homemaker, and the need to give women meaningful careers and equal pay for their work. Technical note: Audio quality varies, when the speaker moves away from the microphone.
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