Essays

“Our physical and mental health are most affected by our material conditions”: The Struggle of Frontline Health Workers in India

Sanjana Santosh

Facing the pressure to do multiple surveys along with their routine work, frontline health workers in India wonder why the collected data is so valued while their labour and time congealed within the data remain undervalued.

Thane, India 10 September 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
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

Social Welfare Strike: A Call to Action from the Academy

Semassa Boko

Irvine, USA 13 August 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
Letters and Reflections

L’inconfort et la détresse adoucis par la solidarité / Discomfort and Distress Softened by Solidarity

Josiane Boulad-Ayoub

Montreal, Canada 29 June 2020
Essays

COVID-19, Racialisation and Care: Nepali Healthcare Practitioners’ Frontline Experience

Radha Adhikari

Edinburgh. London. Nepal. 26 June 2020
Photos and Art

Zooming Mum: Lockdown in the Care Home

Kate Carruthers Thomas

Birmingham, UK 23 June 2020
Essays

Death in the absence of hugs

Pat Sikes

UK 12 June 2020
Essays

Questioning the “New Normal” of the Filipino State: A Call for Government Responsibility During the Pandemic

Gretchen Abuso

Mindanao, Philippines 5 June 2020
Essays

A Malleable Border Teeming with Life

Lata Mani

Oakland, California, USA 2 June 2020
Photos and Art

FIRST NIGHT ON THE FRONT LINES

Ruben Sumaguio

Blackpool, UK 18 May 2020
Essays

Hacia una cultura del cuidado / Towards a Culture of Care

Magdalena Zegarra Chiappori

Lima, Peru 15 May 2020
Essays

On Being Old and Vulnerable

Mary Evans

In telling the over-70s to stay at home the government is recognising vulnerability, but refusing to consider how that vulnerability is produced.

UK 13 May 2020
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