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Keeping Africans out: Injustice following wilful neglect and the politization of Covid-19 measures

Dorothea Hilhorst and Rodrigo Mena
December 2, 2021
As the Omicron variant continues to spread across the globe, Western nations have taken the decision to impose travel bans to African countries. This measure to contain the virus, is the latest -but neither the only nor the most outrageous- example of how Covid-19 responses have been instrumentalised for political purposes, write Dorothea Hilhorst and Rodrigo Mena.
December 2, 2021
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Toward a postcapitalist economics: Are community economies the answer?

Irene van Staveren
November 2, 2021
Community economies based on collective action and reciprocity have the potential to help us move toward a postcapitalist economics. However, communities tend to be romanticised and their politics sidelined. (Almost) forgotten economists have some interesting things to say about community economies and how they can be strengthened to contribute to systemic change, writes Irene van Staveren.
November 2, 2021

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Natural Resources, Environment & Climate
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Social Protection & Social Policy
Series
COVID-19
COVID-19 and Conflict
Creative Development
Deglobalisation
Development Dialogue
EADI/ISS
Epistemic Diversity
IHSA Conference 2018
Positioning Academia
Women's Month 2019
Women's week 2018
chuttersnap-mytSmcgVHRE-unsplash

Keeping Africans out: Injustice following wilful neglect and the politization of Covid-19 measures

Dorothea Hilhorst and Rodrigo Mena
December 2, 2021
As the Omicron variant continues to spread across the globe, Western nations have taken the decision to impose travel bans to African countries. This measure to contain the virus, is the latest -but neither the only nor the most outrageous- example of how Covid-19 responses have been instrumentalised for political purposes, write Dorothea Hilhorst and Rodrigo Mena.
December 2, 2021
11_02_2021_Irene

Toward a postcapitalist economics: Are community economies the answer?

Irene van Staveren
November 2, 2021
Community economies based on collective action and reciprocity have the potential to help us move toward a postcapitalist economics. However, communities tend to be romanticised and their politics sidelined. (Almost) forgotten economists have some interesting things to say about community economies and how they can be strengthened to contribute to systemic change, writes Irene van Staveren.
November 2, 2021