Informal sector
National strike in Colombia also a fight for fair access to health care

Regressive health and tax reforms have sparked protests in Colombia, building upon decades of undermining the public health system and reducing access to the poor and working class.

Alone Again: Migrant workers in India fight for survival

The migrant crisis is almost invisible due to unpreparedness on all fronts—vaccines, hospitals, medicines. It does not mean there is no crisis this year

Colombia’s leaders want to stain their country with the blood of the working class

In the face of a state that assassinates its own people, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting.

Pandemic in Brazil: app delivery laborers report worsening working conditions

Workers claim that demands put forth during 2020’s unprecedented strike have not been met and rates are even lower

COVID-19 laid bare the struggles and exploitation that domestic workers face

While domestic workers number in the tens of millions—constituting a major proportion of India’s workforce—their labor is not formally recognized, and they lack essential rights and guarantees.

The resistance of Senegalese street vendors

Journalist Lucia Sabini Fraga dialogues with Senegalese street vendors in Argentina and Barcelona who resist state repression and struggle to survive amid the pandemic

COVID-19 tightens its grip on the African continent

Pan Africanism Today Secretariat provides a detailed overview of the economic, social and health impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the African continent

Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean will deepen in coming months, experts claim

Several reports by international and regional organizations on the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Latin America and the Caribbean indicate that the economic, health and social crisis is going to aggravate in the region in the coming months

Xenophobia in South Africa fractures international working-class solidarity

The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted migrants in South Africa who have been facing increasingly violent attacks and marginalization over the past decade, reinforced by xenophobic rhetoric on a state-level

COVID-19 Has Exposed Collapse of American Dream: V

As the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic and distancing becomes the new normal, loneliness and the lack of touch has emerged as one of the greatest losses, says activist and playwright V

Informal workers bear the brunt of COVID-19 economic slowdown

Across the world, COVID-19 has affected workers as they struggle against layoffs, delayed payment of wages and attacks on their rights to mobilize.

Still without emergency assistance, unemployed women struggle against hunger

Informal workers from the poor neighborhoods of São Paulo and Pará survive aided by solidarity, and in fear of the pandemic

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