Payment for caring work

The Welfare State is being destroyed. For the first time since 1945, our right to survive is under threat. Caring – in the home, hospitals, schools, and every institution – is being attacked.

We are launching a petition to defend caring. Society must invest in mothers and other carers – the foundation of any society.

The petition Invest in a caring society....

For immediate release
March 6, 2013

International Women’s Day Week kicks off as Women’s Groups hail reintroduction of RISE Out Of Poverty Act in Congress

Contact:
West Coast: Margaret Prescod, 323-646-1269
East Coast: Pat Albright, 267-254-4467

Women’s groups, in the US and other countries, laud the reintroduction of the RISE Out of...

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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

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 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...