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Sex, Race & Class: the New Terms of Unity
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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...
Mothers, Caregivers, Occupiers demand answers from candidates in protest outside California Republican Party HQ
A multiracial group of mothers, children, other caregivers, occupiers, women and men, older people and youth, held a Speakout and Protest outside the Republican Party Headquarters in Burbank, California on Monday, October 15th, the eve of the second presidential debate. The action was part of coordinated activities in 12 US cities held October 15th to launch a campaign for recognition of...
Press release: Local Actions in 12 US cities to launch campaign for recognition of caregiving work and to end the poverty of mothers and children
For immediate release………
What: local actions in 12 US...
In 1911 welfare (“the mothers’ pension”) was introduced to enable mothers without income to keep their children.
In 1959 welfare was to "make it possible for a mother to choose between staying at home to care for her children and taking a job."
In 1977 the first congressionally mandated Conference on Women, with elected...
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Great article in The Guardian: Sex workers need support – but not from the 'hands off my whore' brigade
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Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
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