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
The rise and election of Trump as president of the US give occasion to reflect on a number of related worldwide phenomena: such as the voice within democracy of people without jobs or in other precarious circumstances, the rise of a worldview in which enemies, painted in black and white, are a necessity, and scholarly knowledge degenerating into a mere opinion. If care ethics is to be a reflection on the practices of care, enabling to live together in a just and fostering way, it is necessary to reflect on these phenomena, to fathom their form and to expose how the concept of caring as a practice is a tool to analyze these phenomena.
The meaning of Trump’s election for caring democracy?
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?
Trump’s Election, the Dark Side of Care, and Care’s Potentially Bright Future
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
US elections and its backdrop: precarity and fear
The recent United States Presidential Election have drastically increased the sense of precarity for many individuals resulting in protest and unrest.
Part I of a series of care ethical comments on the US elections. Continue reading US elections and its backdrop: precarity and fear
Alliance building rather than blaming
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