Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the growing importance of employee insurance, according to the report, "Shaping a brighter future of work: Global and local market insights", released by Zurich Insurance Group last month.
There has been more...
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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One of the questions I attempt to answer in this article is what we might learn from social policy and...
Africa, South Africa, America, Brazil
Friday, May 14, 2021
Welfare states are having to run harder to stand still. They need to act in mutual support to win the race against inequality and poverty.
Monday, May 10, 2021
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Imagine you are asked to write a one-page summary of what we have learned from the vast research on cash...
Friday, May 7, 2021
As political interest in cash transfers builds, it's become increasingly important to understand the differences between universal basic income and guaranteed minimum income. After all, the differences — and similarities — between the two could one day...
Friday, May 7, 2021
How the pandemic took the concept of universal basic income out of Silicon Valley’s hands—and turned it into something far more radical.
Friday, March 26, 2021
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The idea of universal basic income has been a focus of serious discussion in recent years. India is the latest...
Thursday, March 18, 2021
As a recent college graduate, Lee Geon-hyung found himself in the same situation facing countless other young South Koreans. “There was only part-time work in this job market. And the job that I had at the time just didn’t provide enough income,”...
Monday, February 22, 2021
The pandemic ripped the mask off the deadly realities of discrimination; deep inequalities; and chronic under-funding for essential services and rights, all largely ignored by many policy-makers. It demonstrated how severely the neglect of human rights...
Monday, October 12, 2020
With COVID-19 increasing interest in the concept of linking humanitarian assistance with national social protection systems, Gabrielle Smith shares some practical tips for humanitarian practitioners on how this can be achieved. Gabrielle is an expert on...