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Another post on UBI

Post by Ursula Huws in Open Democracy: The key criticisms of basic income, and how to overcome them https://www.opendemocracy.net/neweconomics/author/ursula-huws/

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Some recent articles on platform labour

‘Logged in’ in Jacobin, January 6th, 2016 https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/01/huws-sharing-economy-crowdsource-precarity-uber-workers/ ‘Platform Labour: Sharing Economy or Virtual Wild West?’ in Progressive Economy, 29, January, 2016 http://www.progressiveeconomy.eu/content/platform-labour-sharing-economy-or-virtual-wild  

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‘It’s a virtual wild west’

Ursula Huws interviewed in the Wiener Zeitung prior to giving a lecture at the Vienna Chamber of Labour on July 8th, 2015 http://www.wienerzeitung.at/nachrichten/wien/stadtleben/762345_Es-ist-ein-virtueller-Wilder-Westen.html

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video of Ursula Huws speaking in Croatia, May, 2015

The topic was: Labour in the Global Digital Economy: Cybertariat Comes of Age To view the video, go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dG-xj42eZW8

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New publication in Portuguese

A Ignição no Motor: trabalhadores criativos na economia global by Ursula Huws available online at: http://revistaseletronicas.fiamfaam.br/index.php/recicofi/article/view/298/305    

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Presentation at the European Parliament on February 4th, 2015

Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament IMCO Workshop on ‘A Competitive and Inclusive Digital Single Market’. At the European Parliament in Brussels in room A3G-3 and via the S&D website On Wednesday 4 … Continue reading

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Labour and class in the Internet Age

  A talk by Ursula Huws in Slovenia in May 2014:

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Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation now published online on JSTOR

Under new publishing arrangements that came into force in January, 2015, Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation is now published by Pluto Journals with online publication on JSTOR. It can be accessed online at http://www.jstor.org/action/showPublication?journalCode=workorgalaboglob. The latest issue focuses on labour in … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing and its implications for workers’ health and safety

Analytica has been commissioned by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work to summarise the evidence on crowdsourcing and its implications for safety and health at work.

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COST Action on Dynamics of Virtual Work

The COST Action on the Dynamics of Virtual Work led by Ursula Huws in her capacity of Professor of Labour and Globalisation at the University of Hertfordshire has completed its first two successful years. With 30 of the 36 COST … Continue reading

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