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The world of labour after corona

Work: Democratize, Decommodify, Remediate is a manifesto about the future of work, especially of course in the light of the covid-19 pandemic. It is endorsed by many scholars around the world — Bea Cantillon, Seyla Benhabib, Saskia Sassen, Jan-Werner Müller, Thomas Pikety, and many others. The manifesto has been translated in several languages.

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20 years after the Battle of Seattle

democracy or wto, Battle of Seattle, 1999
“We are not witnessing a battle between globalists and nationalists but—as in 1999—a clash of differing concepts of globalization. To use the term of the 1990s, alter-globalization is back. But this time, it’s coming from both the left and the right.” Says Quinn Slobodian of Wellesley College (MA) in The Nation. Worth reading with an eye on the future of world trade and the position of the European Community.

picture from https://www.nadir.org/

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The Ruminant Economy

Ruminating on what was presented at the 7th ESW in Milan, last February, and thinking about the milk we shall pour at the 8th ESW, coming up in the near future, I wrote down some thoughts about the current economy.

the ruminant economy 1 – introduction
the ruminant economy 2 – non standard employment
the ruminant economy 3 – (un)employment
the ruminant economy 4 – it is eating us
the ruminant economy 5 – labour and rest
the ruminant economy 6 – some conclusions
the ruminant economy and laudato si’

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Shaping the Future of Work

A fait-based contribution to the ILO Centenary Initiative. Conference on 27 November 2018 at the European Economic and Social Comittee, Brussels, organised by Comece.

Read the Press Release

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