Who is the Rosie the Riveter of our era?

Who is the  Rosie the Riveter  of our era?During World War II, Americans famously rose to meet the labor and resource challenges during a global crisis. In cooperative efforts reminiscent of Victory Gardens, people are once again shifting their focus to keeping chickens and planting vegetables at home. People who have been squeezed out of the workplace are sewing masks to help protect their friends and neighbors. Overlooked workers like retail cashiers and delivery people are celebrated as heroes. What else will be emblematic of our times?

Story First Published: 2020-04-17