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October 12, 2021
Will the new “global solutions'' being proposed for taxing multinationals align with workers’ rights? In this new post, we analyze the links between global tax deal proposals and the lives of platform workers.
May 13, 2021
We recently experimented with a new format for sparking conversations online, gathering more than 50 partners and allies. The result? Valuable insights on the shared challenges of building a just recovery from COVID-19.
People marching, one holding big Colombian flag
May 10, 2021
The current crisis in Colombia - where large-scale protests have been sparked by a proposed fiscal reform package - clearly shows the need for revitalizing the connection between fiscal policy and rights in the Latin American region and... Read More
People marching, one holding big Colombian flag
May 9, 2021
La actual crisis en Colombia –generada a raíz de las fuertes protestas contra un paquete de reformas tributarias– deja en evidencia la necesidad de reforzar la conexión que existe entre la política fiscal y los derechos en América Latina y... Read More
April 5, 2021
Wealthy countries and their pharmaceutical companies have shown themselves too selfish to be politely persuaded to show solidarity with those on the other side of the vaccine divide. It’s time to deploy a fuller arsenal of tools to compel... Read More
March 5, 2021
Last week, we saw a flood of civil society actions and demands that all amount to a similar urgent task: to dismantle and rebuild our current global economic system.
March 4, 2021
At the end of last year, we asked readers and co-authors of our Recovering Rights series for their feedback. Here we share some of the insights we heard and lessons we’ve learned from this exercise.
February 19, 2021
We will not recover from this crisis by reviving "economic growth", but by transforming our broken system for good. A Rights-Based Economy offers a blueprint for change.
February 10, 2021
Polly Meeks, Elizabeth Lockwood, and Mohammed Ali Loutfy discuss the dire impact of the pandemic on persons with disabilities and how to effectively uphold their rights.
January 28, 2021
CESR stands in solidarity with the activists pushing for a People’s Recovery through the #FightInequality Global Protest. The inequality virus needs to be confronted with a new economic system that puts people’s dignity first.
January 21, 2021
Paul Hunt, Chief Human Rights Commissioner for Aotearoa New Zealand, narrates how the institution faced the human rights emergency brought on by the pandemic.