Against the Grain

Profiting from Care

The pandemic highlighted the vital importance of care work—whether childcare, nursing home care, medical care or schooling – and the struggles many people face to get sufficient care. Would more public investment solve the crisis? Historian Premilla Nadasen argues that the problem lies with contemporary capitalism itself, as care has become an enormous arena for corporate profit, in which the state is often deeply complicit. (Encore presentation.)


Premilla Nadasen, Care: The Highest Stage of Capitalism (Haymarket Books, 2023)


Artist Song Album Label
Dhamaal SoundsystemR/evolutionDhamaal SoundsystemDhamaal SF - Surya Vault Records
Deniece WilliamsI Believe In MiraclesNiecy (Expanded Edition)SME - Columbia/Legacy
SantanaEuropa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile)Les IndispensablesSony Music Media