Essays

Covid-19 and the Caring of the Working Class: A View from the UK

Mike Haynes

West Midlands, UK 14 April 2021
Essays

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

Alternative Estuary

Essex, UK 3 March 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

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

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
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

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

“Support Our Students”: Class Aspiration, Online Education and COVID-19

Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Manipal, India 24 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
Letters and Reflections

Better Together

Melike Sema Alisan

Istanbul, Turkey 27 August 2020
Essays

Social Welfare Strike: A Call to Action from the Academy

Semassa Boko

Irvine, USA 13 August 2020
Essays

Eating Together, Apart – Reflections on the Community Foodscape in Nottingham during the Pandemic

Marsha Smith

Nottingham, England 11 August 2020
Letters and Reflections

The Gift of Sharing: Food Provision During the Covid-19 Lockdown in the UK

Gayle Letherby

Cornwall, UK 15 July 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
Essays

The Method of Telegrammatic Correspondence: A Digital Mode of Inquiry during ‘Lockdown’

Tomás Sánchez Criado and Adolfo Estalella

Madrid, Spain 15 June 2020
Essays

Caring for Country: 
Migrant Workers and Affective Work in India

Maansi Parpiani

Mumbai, India 9 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
Photos and Art

In time of social distance

William Wall

Ireland 26 May 2020
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