As companies around the world turn to contactless service, the guidelines and protections gig workers win in the midst of coronavirus will have an incredible impact in the future.
Research & Commentary
From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.
Faces on the Frontlines
Amazonian Indigenous Leader Sônia Guajajara: ‘In the Flames, They See Money’
Defense Industry CEOs Are Getting Even Richer off Funds That Were Supposed to Go for PPE
Poor People’s Campaign: We Refuse to Allow Politicians and Big Corporations to Balance State Budgets by Denying Rights
Leaders are using the lie of scarcity to place the burden of the crisis on the poor while billionaires are becoming even richer and large corporations are getting bailouts.
"People aren't striking because they don't feel like paying rent. They're striking because they can't pay rent."
High levels of inequality and weak public health and safety net systems make the region extremely vulnerable to the ravages of the pandemic.
The country might be in lockdown, but the school privatization movement steams ahead.
With virtually no government assistance, laid-off Honduran factory workers have had no choice but to defy extreme lockdown measures and take to the streets.
Only Oversight of Oversight Will Keep Profiteers From Siphoning Stimulus Money Into Their Own Wallets
Just how much money is in the CARES Act? At $1 per second, it would take 60,000 years to hand it all out.
The Malaysian economist was one of the world's leading advocates of policies to reduce economic disparities within and between nations.