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For Cities to Make Progress on SDGs and the New Urban Agenda, They Must Listen to Grassroots’ Solutions

July 10, 2019

By Jenna Harvey

Through a series of ambitious global commitments in recent years, governments across the...

Topics: Cities

New Project Explores How Waste Pickers Can Help Solve the Ocean Plastics Waste Crisis

February 28, 2019
A Q&A with Taylor Cass Talbott

It’s hard to miss the shocking images of heaping plastic floating in the middle...

Topics: Cities

Créer un « espace public pour tous » : stratégies utiles à l’intention des vendeurs et vendeuses de rue

January 22, 2019

Par Jenna Harvey

« Je veux voir une ville sans expulsions. Je veux les voir [vendeurs de rue] jouir du droit...

Topics: Organizing

Strategies for Street Vendors to Create “Public Space for All”

January 22, 2019

By Jenna Harvey

“I want to see an eviction-free city. I want to see them [street vendors] having a right to...

Topics: Organizing

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

"Take away these tolls": How Accra's poorest market workers got their wages back

May 8, 2018

By Carlin Carr

Accra’s colorful, bustling markets run on the back-breaking labour of some of the city’s...

From Lima to Bangkok, WIEGO Lays Out Strategy to Improve Conditions of Informal Workers in Six Target Cities

January 26, 2018

By Jenna Harvey

It is morning rush hour in Bangkok and moto-taxi drivers ferry hurried commuters through...

Strategies for Successful Collective Negotiations

Chris Bonner, January 16, 2017
Informal worker organizations need solidarity, clarity and accountability to record bargaining wins

 

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Topics: Organizing

Five Case Studies that Illustrate Steps Toward an Inclusive City

Rhonda Douglas, October 28, 2016

Creating “inclusive cities” is a hot topic right now. Habitat III has just wound up in Quito, Ecuador – the UN’s...

Topics: Cities
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