Should law be used as a tool to fix social inequalities? In order to try to figure out if the measures that have been historically advanced and sustained by activists of discriminated and minority social groups are right and/or actually effective and needed, we'll be taking into consideration the feminist movement, which aim towards all … Continue reading Feminist legal theory: can the law fix inequalities?
In the western society we are used to benefit from a very developed financial system at the point that we take for granted having a bank account or having the possibility to ask for a money loan. Actually, this situation is not the same for the rest of the world. There are 2 million of … Continue reading Mobile phones companies are becoming the new banks of developing countries
The pattern of poverty of the last century has been constantly and steadily decreasing, but the evolution of inequality is not as optimistic. The Gini index increased a lot since 1980s until the begin of the 2000, but then it stayed the same or even decreased. The top 1% income share has decreased by 1900 … Continue reading Governance and good development
On december 20th 2017 the European Court of Justice has delivered a judgement over the legal status of Uber, ruling that the company’s service that connects non-professional drivers with individuals is to be considered at all effects a transportation service and therefore be regulated as such, rejecting therefore Uber’s claim to be simply a computers … Continue reading Uber case opens new scenarios