Category: Current Events

More Workers Burning The Midnight Oil During the Pandemic

More Workers Burning The Midnight Oil During the Pandemic

Work as we know it got turned upside down during the pandemic. An exhausted work force, burning the midnight oil at home, claim they became modern-day workaholics (40% by one account). Those who were already self-described workaholics found their condition exacerbated.

For Afghan Women, Again

For Afghan Women, Again

—Zillah Eisenstein

This struggle of Afghan women and the fight against misogyny is hardly new, and yet new developments are happening. Newly mobilized global feminisms may be emerging. If this can happen, it might just save our planet.

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

—Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura
How can all of us better challenge falsehoods of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s docility and call attention to the complexities of their past and present experiences in the United States and elsewhere?

An Offering to our Asian Sisters

An Offering to our Asian Sisters

—Zillah Eisenstein
This is a historical moment to take note. There is little new to Asian racism in the US and yet Covid has given it a new license, a new virulence, a new exposure.

The Good of Remembrance

The Good of Remembrance

—Daniel P. Reynolds
The goal of Holocaust remembrance must be to ensure that willful abuses of memory are recognized by a majority for exactly what they are. That can only happen through education and a willingness to learn.