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Moderna announces Covid-19 vaccine: Time to fight for a people’s vaccine

Moderna Inc. announced its Covid-19 vaccine barely a week after Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement. In a manner reminiscent of the Cold War rivalry, Russia also announced its Sputnik V vaccine on the same day. These are welcome developments which provide a light in the tunnel of the pandemic, but everybody across the world must have access to the Covid-19 vaccines.

Strong public and social housing services: a key asset in halting global pandemics

PSI has produced a new paper on the fundamental role strong public and housing services have in halting global pandemics and protecting public health. These services must be fully reclaimed and restored as a critical part of the toolkit governments at all levels have to secure social security and public health for all.

Over 500 organisations call on IMF to stop promoting austerity in Coronavirus recovery period

More than 500 organisations and academics from 87 countries, including PSI, have issued a statement today calling on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to stop promoting austerity and instead support policies that advance gender justice, reduce inequality, and put people and planet first.

A Message
from the Future

PSI teams up with The Intercept, The Leap and progressive allies to present "A Message from the Future II: The Years of Repair" - a new video which presents a vision of the future we must fight for together.

El otro virus: el fraude fiscal

Cómo la estructura tributaria de la América Latina privilegia a los más ricos y a las grandes empresas, lo que hace que la clase trabajadora pague más impuestos que el 1% más rico de la población, es el tema del artículo “El otro virus: el fraude fiscal - A fortalecer la protección social en América Latina”, el cuarto y último de la serie de artículos de la Internacional de Servicios Públicos (ISP) en asociación con la Fundación Friedrich Ebert (FES).

Es urgente la creación de un Sistema Nacional de Cuidados en Chile

Un webinar realizado el 10 de septiembre presentó los resultados de un estudio sobre las condiciones laborales en tiempos de pandemia. La conclusión es que se hace imperioso establecer medidas que aborden la crisis de los cuidados que la crisis sanitaria agudiza y que afecta principalmente a las trabajadoras mujeres.

Brasil: profissionais relatam o drama de trabalhar sem EPIs suficientes e treinamento

A falta de equipamentos de proteção individual (EPIs) e de treinamento e o sofrimento psíquico na linha de frente de combate à pandemia de Covid-19 foram os principais pontos indicados por trabalhadoras e trabalhadores de serviços essenciais na pesquisa "Trabalhadoras e Trabalhadores Protegidos Salvam Vidas”, realizada pela Internacional de Serviços Públicos (ISP) e cujos resultados foram divulgados em seminário nesta terça-feira, 25 de agosto.