Archive for Americas

  • Agosto 24, 2021

    Social protection...

    Most cities in the state do not have a formal system of waste collection. Given this context, the work of wastepickers is extremely valuable for the environment, though it is performed under precarious and hazardous working conditions.

  • Agosto 24, 2021

    The limits...

    COVID-19 has subjected the Central American population in irregular migratory conditions to renewed structures of discrimination.

  • Agosto 24, 2021

    Migrant domestic...

    The crisis unleashed by COVID-19 reveals and intensifies the violence, hierarchies and structural roots of the oppression, exploitation and inequality of the colonial capitalist patriarchy. 

  • Agosto 24, 2021

    What if...

    The pandemic was an intense experience, one that underscores that opportunities and limits of record-based social protection systems in a country with high levels of informality.

  • Maggio 19, 2021

    Land of...

    The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded me of the many truths- good, bad, and ugly- of my country’s past and present. One of them is that the notion of the United States as the land of the free and the home of the brave is an aspiration and call to action....

  • Marzo 17, 2021

    Energising Mexico:...

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  • Marzo 10, 2021

    At home...

    In an attempt to revive the Wards Corner area, the Latin Village was earmarked for demolition and redevelopment over a decade ago. Market traders and users have opposed the redevelopment for an equally long period, fighting to ‘prevent damage from regeneration initiatives to this cultural site that is sacred to...

  • Ottobre 27, 2020

    Poverty and...

    Mexico stands out for being the only major economy that has not provide a significant fiscal stimulus to stabilize the income shock , as well as for its terrible management of the sanitary crisis.

  • Maggio 17, 2020

    The impacts...

  • Maggio 17, 2020

    Covid-19 as...

    The Covid-19 pandemic has put under the x-ray machine the structure of employment in the country.  It has revealed the extremely underpaid essential workers in the economy and their regular exploitation.

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