TIL In 1975, the women of Iceland went on strike
As in not paid work, house work, child-rearing, or anything else expected of women at the time. Most schools closed. Bank execs ended up working teller positions. Flights got cancelled because flight attendants didn't show up
The country basically shut down for a day
@cypnk this is why divide & conquer is of vital importance to capitalism/patriarchy/slavery/imperialism
I welcome my new female overlords
@cypnk Don't forget recent Women's Strikes in Spain and Poland. They were massive!
Over 5m women in Spain:
@cypnk I read about this. It needs to happen.
@cypnk "As a result, sausages, a popular meal, sold out in many stores that day."
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