Inflation and the Female Labor Force

  • Ed Stover
Keywords: Sex, Political Economy, Inequality, Labor


Nowhere today do we see such a phenomenal rise in inflationary trends as in the United States. The problems of inflation are continually thrust before us as the contradictions between competing monopoly capital interests sharpen. Yet, with all the attention focused on the immediate effects of inflation, certain long-range aspects have been frequently overlooked. Inflation flows not only from the necessary contradiction among capital interests, but is intrinsically bound up in the general sharpening of the contradiction between the forces of production and the relations of production, or, more simply, the sharpening of the objective contradictions between labor and capital.