To Rest is To Care, to Care is To Work

Acknowledging quarantine life as a work activity, Philippines-based writer Alice Sarmiento remembers rest as a form of resistance to the market logic that exploits us all.

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  1. Julia Carpenter, “The unpaid work that always falls to women,” in CNN, February 21, 2018. Available here.

  2. Nancy Folbre, Care Talk: Feminism and Political Economy. Available here.

  3. Jessica Zafra, “World Domination,” in TODAY, 24 November 1994. Available here.

  4. Ralf Rivas, “OFW remittances hit record high of $33.5 billion in 2019” in Rappler, February 17, 2020. Available here.

  5. Seori Choi, Crossing the Border, Carrying the Weight of the Nation, 18th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association in Adelaide. 5-10 July 2010.

  6. Metropolitan Manila officially the National Capital Region (NCR), is the seat of government and one of three defined metropolitan areas in the Philippines.


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