Greenwashing the skies

Greenwashing the Skies: How the Private Jet Lobby Uses ‘Sustainable Aviation Fuels’ as a Marketing Ploy

REPORT: Greenwashing the Skies: How the Private Jet Lobby Uses “Sustainable Aviation Fuels” as a Marketing Ploy – Institute for Policy Studies (

Workers’ rights: a casualty of the war

The war in Ukraine has devastated the country’s trade union movement—and the lives of workers.

Workers’ rights—a casualty of the war in Ukraine (

A new social contract must be green!

Civil society stands up for a European pact for the future—green, social and fit for a one-planet economy.

A new European social contract must be green (

Social Protection for all?

Despite the European Pillar of Social Rights, social protection remains patchy for atypical and self-employed workers.

Delivering on social protection for all (

Step forward in UN Tax Convention Process

International tax dodging, corporate tax reform, wealth taxes and environmental tax issues were all on the agenda of the first substantial negotiations of the UN Tax Convention process, which ended this week in New York. The process included all 193 Member States at the United Nations, and at the final plenary, all countries reached a consensus agreement on the next – and final – negotiating round, starting in July this year. 

Important step forward for UN Tax Convention process – Eurodad

Who is afraid of redistribution?

There is a growing attack on the entire idea of redistribution, with social benefits being decried as freebies even as the super-rich are praised as wealth creators.

An article by Jean Drèze

Who Is Afraid of Redistribution? | Economic and Political Weekly (

Trade liberalisation kicked away the development ladder in Africa

Africans have long been promised trade liberalisation would accelerate growth and structural transformation. Instead, it has cut its modest production capacities, industry and food security.

Trade Liberalisation Kicked Away African Development Ladder | Inter Press Service (

ITUC asks for systemic shift

The ITUC demands substantial changes in global financial strategies to better meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), after the conclusion of the United Nations’ Financing for Development Forum (FfD Forum).

ITUC calls for “systemic shift” at UN Financing for Development Forum – International Trade Union Confederation (

A billionaire tax for social security

In a number of swing states in the US people agree to have a billinaire tax pay for better social security

Billionaire tax to bolster Social Security popular in swing states | The Hill

EU and minimum wages

The directive has already changed the landscape on setting minimum wages and extending collective bargaining.

Not done yet—applying the minimum-wages directive (

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