This is in contrast to estimated 84% of Indian families reporting decline in their earnings due to pandemic-related lockdowns and restrictions
James K. Galbraith discusses the shift of US capitalism from an industrial state to what he calls a predator state: a finance-led, military-centered corporate republic that continues to prevail
After a young student Lorenzo Parelli died in a working accident, students all over Italy have expressed their discontent and taken to the streets against precarity and lack of future.
Law 38 directed the government to provide jobs to those who have been unemployed for 10 years or more. The law was a lifeline for the long-term unemployed, especially for those from marginalized and underprivileged communities and regions of the country
Today we look at the local elections in South Africa, renewed protests against the lese majeste laws in Thailand, and more
Today we look restrictions on Venezuela’s access to the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights funds, the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq, and more
The proposed end to disaster pay for millions affected by job loss and pandemic-induced economic slowdown comes at a time when the Scott Morrison government is pushing to reopen the economy despite a surge in COVID-19 infections
Though the number of new claims for unemployment assistance and the unemployment rate has decreased, the numbers are still much higher than pre-pandemic levels
Today we look at the situation in Tunisia following the suspension of the Parliament, the arrest of pro-democracy MPs in Swaziland, and more
Today we look at the crisis in South Africa amid worsening poverty and hunger, the links between the US, Colombia, and the suspects arrested in the assassination of Jovenel Moise, and more
South Africa’s social crisis has erupted as the people Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma deem expendable, those who bear the brunt of the past and of the social costs of Covid-19, appropriate the bread of life.
12 States have imposed an early end to the USD 300 additional federal unemployment benefit for pandemic-affected workers, with another 14 States planning to do so in the coming weeks. Over 15 million who depend on this aid and stimulus plans are set to be affected