Emily Badger and Claire Cain Miller
New York Times
The thing that makes the Biden child credit so revolutionary, its universality, is also what makes it controversial. Policymakers disagree on whether all families merit direct financial assistance from the government...
The men and women who went to work and war during World War II were backed by a care economy. We need one too. What are the basic facilities necessary to enable our society to function? And then let’s fund the answer.
"9to5: The Story of a Movement" premieres tonight on PBS and then will be available for streaming. The documentary uncovers inspiring and useful history and shows organizing as rewarding, engaging, and joyous.
The pandemic is making clearer the historical and social problems of society, how it is deteriorating to the point of triggering its own decline. Fighting for another society that cares for women and life is a necessary task for our future.
As the pandemic continues, many women have left the labor market as they shoulder more responsibility for caregiving of children and adult family members, family health needs, homeschooling due to school closures, and managing other disruptions
I am deeply disappointed to know that many, too many white women, approximately 57% of our total, need their whiteness so much that they dismiss everything non-white as less. The white women who voted for Trump in 2020 made a clear choice.
"The manufacturer has a vote; the bosses have votes; the foremen have votes; the inspectors have votes. The working girl has no vote. When she asks to have the building in which she must work made clean and safe, the officials do not have to listen.”
Students tend to measure fair compensation on two scales. How many years of training and/or dollars of tuition did a worker have to invest to become “qualified” for the job? And how important is that worker’s labor to the rest of society?