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December 17, 2018
The 2008 financial crisis has re-shaped our world in ways both obvious and insidious. What began as a North Atlantic banking crisis transformed into a global sovereign debt crisis, and then—through concrete policy choices—converted into... Read More
October 24, 2018
El nuevo gobierno de España ha invocado el respeto a sus obligaciones en derechos humanos para poner fin a la exclusión sanitaria de los inmigrantes en situación irregular.
October 24, 2018
Spain’s new government ends the exclusion of undocumented migrants from health care, an austerity measure adopted by the former government.  
Christine Lagarde
September 27, 2018
The very same day that the International Monetary Fund prescribed stringent new austerity measures on Argentina, its Managing Director Christine Lagarde received a World Leader Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation.
austerity Italy healthcare
August 22, 2018
Since 2012, Italian austerity policies have slashed public health spending by billions of euros, threatening accessibility and widening health inequalities. Are there alternatives?
maximum Available Resources
August 20, 2018
Governments can realize maximum available resources by referencing current distributional debates and establishing hard law solutions via the international human rights ecosystem. 
August 6, 2018
Results from the OPERA House survey, recently shared with our partners and allies, have given us a clearer picture of who is using OPERA, CESR's economic, social and cultural rights monitoring framework, and how it is being used.
July 30, 2018
Valuable information competes with State propaganda and sectoral bubbles while civil society gets sidelined. 
July 30, 2018
Policy-makers have been playing Jenga with the broken international corporate tax system for some time. The TCJA may just be the last block drawn. It’s time to build a new foundation to more effectively tax multinationals.  
OPERA Alison Hosie
July 20, 2018
Alison Hosie discusses how OPERA allowed the Scottish Human Rights Commission's diverse group of workshop participants to approach socioeconomic issues from a more human rights-based analytical perspective.