Silvia Federici is a long time activist, teacher and writer. She is the author of many essays on political philosophy, feminist theory, cultural studies and education. Her published works include Revolution at Point Zero (2012), Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation (2004), A Thousand Flowers: Social Struggles Against Structural Adjustment in African Universities (2000, co-editor), and Enduring Western Civilization: The Construction of Western Civilization and its “Others” (1994, editor). Federici is Emerita Professor of Political Philosophy and International Studies at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.