March 14, 2013
A socialist looks at Marissa Mayer
Mayer's decision to ban workers from being able to work from home goes to the heart of the debates around women's liberation: How important is class in shaping gender? Why is it so hard for the vast majority of us to combine domestic labor, including parenting, and workplace labor? How can someone like Mayer, who clearly understands the need to combine the two kinds of labor, turn around and ban that possibility for her employees?