Payment for caring work
Selma James on Unwaged Labor and Decades-Long Struggle to Pay Housewives
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Audio and photos from Occupy Philly's Dissecting Capitalism, part 6: Women, Capitalism and the State, hosted at LAVA space
Written by Kwesi Isles Thursday, 15 March 2012 20:56
By Shemon Salam in New Beginnings - a Journal of Independent Labour
The purr of the vacuum, babies crying, the flush of the toilet, splattering oil, sizzle of crisp fatty bacon cooking on a hot pan: these are sounds of politically and morally important work. The home is a place where working class struggle unfolds one day at a time. This is exactly the argument of Selma James...
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
In the Guardian: From welfare to wages, women fight back against the uncaring market
Listen to speak in Ireland: "How can women defeat austerity?"
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Letter to The Guardian reporting on launch of petition 'Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.'UK Thu 16th May 13
Messages of support to launch of petition Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.UK Thu 16th May 13
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