Payment for caring work


What if women want to look after their children themselves, Liz Truss?
Elsewhere in Europe, there is a better understanding of the importance of supporting women's own provision of childcare


 Eleanor Rathbone greatly influenced Beveridge and should be acknowledged in this programme. She fought for money for mothers and campaigned for what became Family Allowances. She believed mothers made a contribution to society and didn’t get their fair share in return. She believed mothers should...

Selma James
Speaking in the SF Bay Area

Sunday December 2nd at 5pm, California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street (btn 10th & 11th St.), San Francisco
discussing ‘Sex, Race and Class’.

Open Study Group Monday, December 3 at 7pm, Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave (off...

Saturday, December 1 11am-2pm
Sex, Race & Class: the New Terms of Unity
The Last Bookstore, 453 S. Spring Street  (N.W. corner of 5th & Spring St, Red Line to Pershing Square).  KPFK Pacifica Radio 90.7FM is the...

On 5 November John McDonnell MP tabled an Early Day Motion (below) welcoming two extraordinary bills in the US Congress which aim to eliminate child poverty and support mothers’ caring work. Ten MPs from different parties have already signed it.
For the first time since the US brought in draconian welfare reform in 1996, there are proposals that are not divisive or punitive. We...