Articles from Open Democracy

Indigenous peoples tell UN of persecution

Indigenous peoples are being
persecuted and have called for an urgent examination of the dangerous situation

Women beedi rollers and necrocapitalism in Sri Lanka

Women in one village in the Jaffna district of northern Sri Lanka have
been rolling beedi with their bare hands for over fifty years in a gendered
survival economy. This is no accident.

Brexit referendum folly

The consequences of the Brexit referendum are bad for both Europe and Britain, regardless of the result.


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This summer at the ILC, let’s think bigger

This International Labour Conference opens an overdue discussion on work in supply chains. If we want to go beyond the minimum of decent work, we must ask the biggest questions.