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

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
Essays

Altered Routines, Diminished Solidarity and Invisibility: The Experience of Live-in ‘Child Nurses’ During the Pandemic

Deepali Aparajita Dungdung

None of these women have left their workspaces since the pandemic began. Normally they would travel to meet their friends on the non-working Sundays. Unfortunately, the pandemic has ceased the Sunday gatherings, curtailing further these women’s opportunity for solidarity.

Ranchi, India 8 September 2020
Photos and Art

Take Me Back to the Old World

Earl Carlo Guevarra

Zamboanga City, Philippines 2 September 2020
Essays

Una breve introducción a CUIDAR: Estudio sobre tiempos, formas, y espacios de cuidado en casa durante la pandemia

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
Essays

CUIDAR means CARE : A study about times, forms, and spaces of care within the household during the pandemic

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
Essays

Caring for Country: 
Migrant Workers and Affective Work in India

Maansi Parpiani

Mumbai, India 9 June 2020
Photos and Art

The Blackbirds Sing

Louise A. Hart

Morecambe, UK 19 May 2020
Essays

Can Covid 19 be a Game-Changer? Those Who Serve on the Frontline and Servant Loyalty during the Indian Mutiny of 1857

Shalini Grover

A comparative account of the current Covid pandemic & the Indian Mutiny of 1857; what these events have in common is gender and a crisis in social reproduction. Quarantine diaries and mutiny diaries bring us to historical cross-roads for re-evaluating class-gender-race-caste.

Kent, UK 6 May 2020
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