Like many people across the U.S., Canada, and around the world, I awoke on November 9, 2016, with a deep sense of sorrow, anger and disbelief. As a Canadian, Trump was not my President Elect; yet somehow his election hit close to home. That morning, I struggled to turn my attention to my main task for the day: Continue reading ‘New feminism’ in the Age of Trump
Lisa Scullion presented a paper at the conference Ethics and social welfare in hard times (Londen. 1,2 September 2016). The topic of her paper: Conditionality and welfare; exploring marginalized voices. We asked Scullion for a summary of her paper and thank her for providing it. Continue reading Transition from asylum support to mainstream welfare
The shock results of Brexit and Trump have given way to blame. This risks further fracturing social relations between different groups feeling uncared for. Care ethics offers a perspective on alliance building as a way forward. A care ethical perspective on Brexit and Trumpism Continue reading Alliance building rather than blaming
The 2016 US Presidential election holds some important lessons about the place of care in American politics today. Some of these lessons are cautionary, but others are surprisingly encouraging. Continue reading Trump’s Election, the Dark Side of Care, and Care’s Potentially Bright Future
From this perspective, it becomes easier to see that people who voted for Trump did so, in part, because they thought their needs for care were being ignored.
Part II of a series of care ethical comments on the US elections. Continue reading The meaning of Trump’s election for caring democracy?