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Eileen Boris

Entries by Eileen Boris

Bringing Rights for Domestic Workers Out of the Closet

(8) Comments | Posted March 25, 2011 | 11:11 AM

Remembering Women's History Month and the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, New Deal 2.0 tells the surprising story of how women became citizens -- and how their economic lives have evolved along with their rights. Eileen Boris explores how household workers get the shaft -- and why they are...

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Carework: When Equality Is Not Enough

(8) Comments | Posted October 28, 2010 | 9:55 AM

After the crash, the downturn was dubbed a "mancession." As the meme continues to circulate, the Roosevelt Institute's New Deal 2.0 blog asked leading thinkers to help sort fact from fiction. Are men suffering more than women in a weak economy? Is Washington doing enough to address female...

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