World | ENVIRONMENT | PLASTICS Microplastics pollution The oceans are fast becoming dumpsters The pollution generated by microplastics—those imperceptible, but greatly …
Neither peace nor bread
As in all wars, the worst effects of the Ukraine war are borne by those who are most vulnerable. In this case, the war is also pushing up inflation, causing the prices of certain raw materials, such as cereals, to rise, and potentially increasing the risk of famine in numerous Third World countries.
As expected, the pandemic exacerbated inequalities between countries and between individuals. In a new and detailed report, Oxfam shows just how vast the gap is.
World champions in greenwashing
The term greenwashing refers to the marketing tactics deployed by companies to appear environmentally friendly to the public. The world’s largest multinational corporations have become experts in the use of such strategies to clean up their images. And the most proficient at it are those that contaminate the most.
From FIFA to UEFA, the hypocrisy of political correctness
The municipality of Munich asked the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) that the stadium where Germany and Hungary were to play a game on Wednesday, June 23, be lit up in rainbow colors to protest the anti-LGBTI law passed in Budapest, but the regional sport’s higher-ups denied the request.
Black storms stir the air
World | HEALTH | HR The pandemic and the spells of capitalism Black storms stir the air To such an …
Daily controls by the Federation to verify protocol compliance
On July 1st, the IUF’s Meat Industry Division held a teleconference with the participation of some 40 union leaders from the sector. Alberto Fantini, secretary general of Argentina’s Labor Federation of Meat and Meat Byproduct Industry Workers, reported on the situation in the sector and the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are the key points of his presentation.
The door is open, we just need to step through and walk
Rethinking ourselves in order to rethink the world The door is open, we just need to step through and walk …