Informal workers and taxes: What "tax justice" looks like from below

July 18, 2018

By Mike Rogan

A growing tax justice movement has been exposing the shadowy ways in which elites and large...

Topics: Economy

Lacking access to capital hinders home-based workers’ business opportunities

January 17, 2018

By Carlin Carr

On a quiet lane, Mayuri Suepwong, a member of HomeNet Thailand, is working away in her...

Topics: Economy

¿Nos importa realmente nuestra Tierra? Se descuidan las contribuciones de las recicladoras y los recicladores, y se fomentan enormes lucros empresariales.

Lucia Fernandez, April 21, 2017

por Lucía Fernández

Las cosas no son fáciles para quienes protegen a la Tierra

Desastres recientes en dos...

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Who really cares about our Earth? Neglecting waste pickers’ contributions, promoting huge business profits.

Lucia Fernandez, April 21, 2017
Things are not easy for those protecting the Earth.

Two recent landfill disasters have exposed the dangerous...

Topics: Economy

Can informal employment actually reduce poverty?

February 16, 2017
Findings from South Africa suggest that supporting informal employment could help countries reach development goals


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Wither the “Labor” in Labor Day?

Françoise Carré, September 4, 2015

For many of us, the word “informal employment” conjures up images of street vendors, rickshaw drivers, or casual...

Topics: Economy

Inclusive Growth and the Informal Economy

Martha (Marty) Chen, August 21, 2015

There is a growing consensus in the international community that economic growth needs to be inclusive: that it...

Topics: Economy
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