Author: Marta Russell

Marta Russell (1951 - 2013) was an American writer and disability rights activist. Her archive is at martarussell.org.

  • Disablement, Oppression, and Political Economy

    It is often claimed that disabled persons are invisible, disregarded by mainstream society, and irrelevant to the workings of society. This analysis has attempted to explain that the “unemployables” have been deliberately shut out of the labor force due to a capitalist economy that so far has dictated their exclusion by measure of economic calculations … Keep reading »