Essays

Solace in the Open: Portrait of a Towpath in East London during a Pandemic Lockdown

Manal Massalha

Now that it's lockdown again and children are off school, Iram can have her son join the family for a walk in the marshes during weekdays. Getting some fresh air and being in the open is how they like to start their day.

London, UK 5 February 2021
Essays

Canadian CareMongering: Exploring the Complexities and Centrality of Community Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amy Kipp & Roberta Hawkins

Guelph, Canada 27 January 2021
Essays

Social Isolation is also Dangerous: The Increasing Loneliness of Turkish Women During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Merve Celtikci

Why do women bear the greatest costs of social isolation? In Turkey, the “stay home” lockdown measures have reinforced gender norms while also cutting off women from social networks, both strong (family and close friends) and weak (neighbors, coworkers) ties.

Istanbul, Turkey 20 January 2021
Essays

Care, Covid 19 and Domestic Work in Latin America: An Opportunity for Recognition

Tallulah Lines and Jean Grugel

Quintana Roo, Mexico 10 December 2020
Essays

Forgotten ‘Heroes’: Frontline Nurses’ Experiences of the Covid-19 Crisis

Radha Adhikari, Sushila Karki-Budhathoki, Kate Weir

The government’s appropriation of health professionals as ‘NHS Heroes’ has been mainly a way of keeping the issue of economic and social justice at bay, without making any meaningful political commitment to improve workers’ long-term wellbeing.

Edinburgh, Scotland 19 November 2020
Essays

VIRAL CARE: Spectacles of Care as a Substitute for Domestic Workers’ Rights

Simiran Lalvani and Sanjana Santosh

This analysis of comedic content posted on social media during the pandemic examines employer's expressions of gratitude towards working class domestic workers in India, and asks how it might translate in terms of providing job security, salary and working conditions.

Mumbai, India 25 August 2020
Essays

Now More than Ever, we Need to Grow our own Food: A Call to Action

Alternative Estuary

Essex, UK 3 March 2021
Essays

COVID-19 & Touch

Mickey Vallee

Calgary, Canada 24 February 2021
Photos and Art

Communion

Julia Hartline

Calgary, Canada 16 December 2020
Essays

Social oppression, emotional labour and collective care

Pankhuri Agarwal

Resisting social hierarchies and their borders that structure space is no easy work. Besides the possibility of threat and arrest, it takes an emotional and mental toll. In the current political climate, how can we continue to resist social oppression?

Bristol, UK & India 4 December 2020
Audio/Video

The Lightwell (Boşluk)

Begüm Özden Fırat

İstanbul, Turkey 2 December 2020
Audio/Video

The Balcony and our Dreams (Balkon ve Bizim Rüyalar)

Aylin Kuryel

In this new film, Aylin Kuryel brings us into a selection of dreams dreamt during the current coronavirus outbreak. The longings, worries and desires that have been quarantined in the depths of mind come to the surface and interfuse with the sounds, music, applauses & protests.

Amsterdam, Netherlands & Turkey 1 December 2020
Essays

Seguridad alimentaria y la pandemia en Cuba: lanzamiento de “Trabajo de Amor”

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams, Mariakarla Nodarse

Cuba 24 November 2020
Essays

Cuidar en tiempos de crisis: ¿Quién es responsable?

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams, Mariakarla Nodarse

Cuba 17 November 2020
Essays

Everyday Re-enchantments: Plants and the Labour of Care in the Time of Covid-19

Gavin Maclean

Glasgow, UK 13 November 2020
Essays

Food Security and the Pandemic in Cuba: Film Release of “Trabajo de Amor”

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams and Mariakarla Nodarse

Washington DC, US & Cuba 10 November 2020
Essays

Nanny Solidarity Now: The Nanny Regulation Movement as Racialized Class War

Veronica Deutsch

The regulation movement is led entirely by white British women, yet migrant workers make up at least 47% of the sector. These groups benefit from implicitly racist and classist structures by centering themselves as the “qualified” option.

London, UK 4 November 2020
Letters and Reflections

March to September: A Father’s Story

Abuajela Elatrsh and Benjamin Morgan

London, UK 30 October 2020
Essays

Cuidar en tiempos de crisis: Internacionalismo médico en Cuba

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams, Mariakarla Nodarse

Washington DC, US & Cuba 28 October 2020
Essays

Caring in Crisis: Medical Internationalism in Cuba

Sarah Stephens, Justine Williams and Mariakarla Nodarse

Washington DC, US & Cuba 28 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

A Bonding Stitch: In Honour of the Seamstresses of Toronto

Norin Taj

During the initial weeks of the pandemic, as the world was coping with looming anxieties and uncertain futures, many women, in their homes and communities, sewed hundreds of face masks to keep their communities safe. This poem, in Urdu and English, is for these unsung heroes.

Toronto, Canada 22 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Exit

Ryan Service

Banbury, United Kingdom 20 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Our Covid – One Trinbagonian’s Rituals of Caution and Recognitions of Worth

Anonymous

Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean 16 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Solidarity, Care and Despair

Robyn Fawcett

Lichfield, United Kingdom 14 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Mums Need Hugs: The Contradictions of Public Health

Karen Horrocks

South Yorkshire, England 7 October 2020
Letters and Reflections

Mental Health and Quarantine: An Excerpt from my Journal

Cecilia Bath

Fortaleza, Brasil 2 October 2020
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