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The Going Against the Grain conference focused on local grassroots initiatives that use human rights as a practical tool to actively take on vested interests and advance economic democracy.    
May 29, 2018
Media: Ignacio Saiz writes in Open Global Rights that the challenges economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement but a wake-up call for a more holistic approach.
May 25, 2018
Declaración: Las injustas medidas de política fiscal adoptadas por algunos países Latinoamericanos han despojado a sus poblaciones de las protecciones sociales básicas, lo cual ha agravado los déficits de derechos sociales y económicos.  
May 25, 2018
Unjust fiscal policy measures adopted by some Latin American countries strip basic social protections from populations, creating rights deficits and sowing unrest.  
May 16, 2018
Media: Preventing another “lost decade” will require us to see human rights values not as merely collateral damage of economic policy, but as cogent and universal norms actively guiding tough fiscal dilemmas in the public’s interest.
May 10, 2018
Declaración: Informe y audiencia temática en la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos.  
May 10, 2018
Fiscal Policies and the Safeguarding of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America
May 2, 2018
Media: IHRB blog post by Salil Tripathi in response to Samuel Moyne points out CESR as an organization with a track record of using human rights to campaign for distributional fairness.
April 25, 2018
Media: Kate Donald and Silke Staab's submission to Open Global Rights on the importance of linking the SDGs to human rights to advance gender equality.  
April 10, 2018
Press release: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights calls for a more redistributive fiscal system that addresses rising economic and social inequalities     
March 21, 2018
Press release:  CESR and 35 Spanish organizations denounce government for failing to fulfill obligations guaranteeing economic, social and cultural rights.