Published in: openDemocracyUKCare work is a 24 hour a day job, Mr Balls, and should be paid as such
Ed Ball's commitment to 25 hours a week free childcare is to be welcomed. But it fails to get to the core of a sexist economy which relies on care work being done for free 24 hours a day. Fiona Ranford makes the feminist case for a Basic Income.
Published in: openDemocracyUKNot working enough? The morality of work in contemporary politics
As Iain Duncan Smith blames the low paid for their poverty, is the left falling into the trap of embracing the ethic of the workhouse?