If American women earned minimum wage for the unpaid work they do around the house and caring for relatives, they would have made $1.5 trillion last year.
Mexican women plan historic strike against femicides openDemocracy
More than two million Chilean women have taken to the streets against sexual violence during a historic #InternationalWomensDay march in Santiago.
CHILE: IMPRESIONANTE CONVOCATORIA |
Millones de mujeres comienzan a marchar ahora por Alameda. #Marcha8M
— PIENSAPRENSA OFICIAL 201,8 mil seguidores (@PiensaPrensa) March 8, 2020
Alexandra Kollontai also helped liberalize divorce, gave women access to their own earnings and advocated for women’s right to sexual autonomy.
Stock Market Futures: Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Plunge On Crude Oil Price Wars International Business Times
Crude Oil Collapses 32%, US Stock Futures Plunge nearly 5%, 10-year Treasury Yield Gets Closer 0%, Gold Jumps to $1,700, Asian Stocks Plunge, Nikkei -6%.
Oil plunged more than 25%, 10-year Treasury yields dipped below 0.5%, stocks dropped, and currencies swung as the prospect of an energy glut ratcheted up turmoil across markets world-wide.
Investors are responding to Saudi Arabia’s decision over the weekend to cut most of its oil prices and boost output, despite existing threats to demand from the coronavirus epidemic. The move escalates a clash with another major oil producer, Russia.
“The fear today is about a global recession,” said Thomas Hayes, chairman of Great Hill Capital, a hedge fund-management firm based in New York. He said lower oil prices make it more likely some companies would default on their debts.
Testimony of a surgeon working in Bergamo, in the heart of Italy’s coronavirus outbreak Reddit. Italian Original: Coronavirus a Bergamo, medico Humanitas su Facebook: «Situazione drammatica, altro che normale influenza».
Just got an email from UCONN saying that if you get the coronavirus and exaust your 3 sick days per semester you have to use vacation days or personal leave days to recover.
This is how you get people to come back to work when they are still contagious.
— Robert Samples (@RobertS45298013) March 7, 2020
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