We’ve grown accustomed to the premise underpinning the HBOMax series ‘Allen v. Farrow,’ directed by Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick. Yet another heralded male celebrity, this time Woody Allen, is exposed by accusations of sexual assault. Yet, what’s most disturbing about the details uncovered by the investigative work in ‘Allen v. Farrow’ is just how much hid in plain sight—for nearly 30 years.
Every week, Carrie Baker breaks down President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s promise to “build back better” on women’s rights to health care, economic security and physical safety.
This week: the Biden-Harris plan for family life and economic security.
Improvements in the welfare of children will deprive QAnon of the widespread social insecurity that allows extremist lies to grow. Combatting QAnon will require building a country where rumors that the government is harming children have no basis in fact.
“My parents, understandably, do not want me to come home for the holidays—the risk for everyone is too high. … I will imagine my path home now, so I may travel it tomorrow.”
“As the director of ICE … my cousin [Tony Pham] will be deporting people for whom there is no path at all, even if they have paid taxes here for many years or are Dreamers who were brought here as children. He will fight to block more refugees from following in his own footsteps.”
In the rubble of what’s left of American commitments to international organizations, one survivor is doing well. The United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA, the perennial target of Republican politicians and presidents since the 1980s, is thriving.
A new report from humanitarian organization CARE is pointing to an overlooked crisis: women’s mental health. According to the report, women were almost three times more likely than men to report that their mental health had been impacted by the pandemic. Women cited issues such as skyrocketing unpaid care burdens and worries about livelihoods, food and health care—all of which are causing rising rates of anxiety, stress and other mental health issues.
In this personal essay, Ms. contributor Suhasini Yeeda shares her reflections on the house she grew up in.
She writes, “By the time I was gifted the back room, there were neither parties nor full houses. It was just my mom and me and the silence about our shared history spent in my father’s house before his passing. There was everything that came after this loss. Before and after, there was the roof.”
While our public health system doesn’t consider the role of the family caregiver in its crisis planning, it is clear it would be even more crushed without their critical support. Unpaid family caregivers are the backbone of the health care system in the United States, providing as much as 90 percent of all home health care for no pay and at personal risk.
Instead of our government passing blame to China to cover their ineptitude, try looking to China to see what they did right. But first, we must stop with the racism.