“If you don’t believe that childcare is work, then try telling your parents or whoever took care of you that raising you was not work. I don’t imagine that would go over well.” I say this in my social problems class as a counterpoint to the assertion that welfare-recipients are lazy and immoral. Most recently the sentiment was employed to defend wealthy “stay-at-home mom,” and wife of presidential candidate, Ann Romney. The sentiment that childcare is work is fairly uncontested...
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Energy colonialism and the role of the global in local responses to new energy infrastructures in the UK
Video abstract for the paper by Susana Batel and Patrick Devine-Wright (University of Exeter) Read the paper here.