Silvia Federici is a long-time feminist activist, teacher and writer. In 1991, she was one of the founders of the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa. She has been active in the anti-globalization movement and the anti-death penalty movement. 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). Silvia Federici is Emerita Professor at Hofstra University (Hempstead, New York).