Sonya Baumstein aims to be the first woman to row across the Pacific Ocean, and in doing so, hopes to raise awareness of the crisis the oceans are in due to human-caused climate disruption.
Next time you hear someone carrying on about how robots are going to take away our jobs, tell them to can the science fiction and get back to the real world. The immediate threat to jobs is the folks at the Federal Reserve Board who want to raise interest rates. And as far as we know, none of them are robots.
Co-ops not only give low-income and immigrant women a way to enter an often unwelcoming - and in some cases, hostile - economy, but also give them a way to exert some control over their work lives and simultaneously support themselves and their families.