In testimony to a House committee this week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argued that the current U.S. administration does not want to recognise the level of poverty in America "because if we did, it would be a national scandal."
A sophisticated Italian food system is placing a heavy burden on Italy’s workers and farmers, an independent UN human rights expert has concluded, following an 11-day visit to the country that many regard as the world’s food capital.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations issued '30 articles on the 30 articles' that summarise this historic document. Below we republish the backgrounders about the economic and social rights which are central to our campaigning activities at STWR.
In a stark reminder of gaping global inequality, a new report by Oxfam reveals that 162 billionaires, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, have the same wealth as the poorest half of the world.