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25 May 2020

Commentary: Will global corporations take responsibility for those they have long exploited?

Author: Jay Ramasubramanyam, openDemocracy (UK)

18 May 2020...

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23 May 2020

Commentary: Mauritius' labour law reform in response to COVID-19 weakens workers' rights, threatening fundamental labour rights

Author: Sohinee Ghosh, lexpress.mu

"An Unmistakable Attack on Workers' Rights", 22 May 2020....

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21 May 2020

Kenya: Employers federation says 2.3 million workers could lose medical cover should Covid-19-related closures persist

Author: Samwel Otieno, Business Daily (Kenya)

"2.3m workers at risk of losing medical cover, warns FKE"...

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21 May 2020

Uganda: Workers, including in hospitality & manufacturing sectors, losing jobs due to Covid-19 pandemic

Author: Raymond Mujuni, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Workers feel the pinch of Covid-19"...

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20 May 2020

Commentary: How can we minimize the social and environmental cost of cobalt mining?

Author: Bianca Nogrady, Ensia

"Cobalt is critical to the renewable energy transition. How can we minimize its social and environmental cost?", 14 May 2020....

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19 May 2020
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Un informe de Greenpeace México documenta los impactos de la industria porcina en Yucatán. De acuerdo a la organización, las granjas porcinas están teniendo impactos sociales y ambientales negativos como la contaminación del agua, la deforestación de...

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19 May 2020

Opinion: If we are to create a just society after COVID-19, we need to talk about property rights

Author: Padraic Kenna, Kirsteen Shields, openDemocracy (UK)

12 May 2020...

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18 May 2020
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Author: ONU noticias

 “El coronavirus devasta a las comunidades indígenas y propicia la violación de sus derechos” – 18 de mayo de 2020-...

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18 May 2020
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Author: Mongabay Latam

Parque Aguaragüe: zona de sacrificio ambiental que enriquece las arcas de Bolivia -15 de mayo de 2020-...

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18 May 2020
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Mientras que comunidades afrocolombianas de Tabaco denunciaron que sus condiciones de vida empeoraron tras el desplazamiento forzado en décadas anteriores por la minería de carbón y hoy no tienen cómo afrontar el virus del Covid-19, la empresa Cerrejón...

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