Opinion pieces

Cant, C. (2023) ‘Be warned: Deliveroo’s victory over its riders shows just how vulnerable British workers are‘, Guardian, 23 November.

Garavaglia, P., and Valente, J. (2023) ‘¿Cómo evitar la precarización laboral en las plataformas digitales?’, Pagina 12, 1 October.

Carelli, R. (2023) ‘O acerto e o erro de Lula em relação ao trabalho por plataforma digital’, GGN Portal, 25 September.

Ahmad, I., and Riaz, A. (2023) ‘Pakistan’s platform economy‘, The News on Sunday, 10 September.

Valente, J. (2023) ‘The Human Cost of the AI Boom’, TechCrunch, 22 August.

Lubke, G., Bhargava, S., Valente, J., Aguera, P., and Gidda, N. (2023) ‘Fairwork Cloudwork Ratings 2023: Work in the Planetary Labour Market’, BMZ Digital.Global, 15 August.

Gidda, N., and Bhargava, S. (2023) ‘The gig economy risks rolling back hard-fought gender-based entitlements in the workplace’, BMZ Digital.Global, 28 June.

Dinegro, A. (2023) ‘Representative of Fairwork Oxford, in Peru’, Observatorio de Plataformas-Perú, 31 May.

Dinegro, A. (2023) ‘Meeting with representatives of the Yango app’, Observatorio de Plataformas-Perú, 25 April.

Dinegro, A., and Espinoza, U. (2023) ‘Municipality of Miraflores announces that it will register and require the use of GPS as requirements for the motorcycle delivery service’, Observatorio de Plataformas-Perú, 20 April.

Dinegro, A. (2023) ‘Observatory of Platforms-Peru meets with ILO’, Observatorio de Plataformas-Perú, 23 March.

Graham, M. (2023) ‘Die unsichtbare Arbeit hinter der KI’, Tagesspiegel Background, 16 March.

Soriano, C. R. (2023) ‘Digital Labour Platforms Must Provide Philippine Gig Workers a Fair Deal’, Fulcrum, 2 February.

Dubal, V. (2023) ‘This house always wins: the algorithmic gamblification of work’, LPE Project, 23 January.

Alyanak, O., and Karlıdağ, Z. (2023) ‘Dünyanın bütün kuryeleri, birleşin!’, 1+1 Express, 17 January.

Dinegro, A. (2023) ‘Congress of the Republic debates expelling people who deliver in Peru’, Observatorio de Plataformas-Perú, 3 January.

Katta, S., Au, Y., and Neerukonda, M. (2022) ‘Hazy Data Days: Delivery Dispatches from Hyderabad’, Data and Society, 7 December.

Garavaglia, P. (2022) ‘Cómo operan las plataformas de transporte en el AMBA’, BAE Negocios, 2 December.

Arriagada, A., Leyton, J., Ibáñez, F., Browne, S. (2022) ‘Trabajo justo en plataformas digitales: No es fácil ser tu propio jefe’, Ciper Chile, 30 November.

Tsibolane, P. (2022) ‘RIP gig economy? How platform workers can survive a string of economic shocks’, News24, 15 October.

Dinegro, A. (2022) ‘National consultations in the context of the evaluation on the state of readiness of Peru for electronic commerce’, Observatorio de Plataformas-Perú, 7 October.

Valente, J., and Salvagni, J. (2022) ‘Nas eleições, o futuro de milhões de brasileiros que trabalham por plataformas está em jogo’, Blog da Boitempo, 29 September.

Alyanak, O., and Karlidag, Z. (2022) ‘Why Germany Continues to Fail Its Migrant Workers’, Jacobin, 10 September.

Dinegro, A. (2022) ‘Meeting with Directors of Didi and representative of Deliverymen of Lima’, Observatorio de Plataformas-Perú, 18 August.

Arubayi, D. (2022) ‘Ride-hailing in Lagos: algorithmic impacts and driver resistance’, The Conversation, 1 August.

Griesser, M., Gruber-Risak, M. and Vogel, L (2022) ‘Erste österreichische Fairwork-Studie: Arbeitsrecht wirkt auch in der Plattformwirtschaft!’, AandW Blog, 7 July.

Garavaglia, P. (2022) ‘Platform work in Argentina: Will regulation catch up with impacts of the pandemic?,Reshaping Work, 24 May.

Bertolini, A., Lopez, T., Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Feuerstein, P. and Budu, J. (2022) ‘What Does the War in Ukraine Mean for Platform Workers?’, International Review of Sociology Blog, 10 May.

Putri, T. and Heeks R. (2023) ‘Indonesia’s gig economy falling short on decent work standards’, Global Dialogue, 3 February.

Graham, M. and López, T. (2021) ‘The Fairwork Pledge: Digital labour platforms, precarious work and interventions for a fairer gig economy’, OECD Forum Network, 13 December.

Cant, C. (2021) ‘The Gig Economy Needs to Change – And the Public Knows It’, Tribune Magazine, 29 November.

Howson, K., Feuerstein, P., Ustek-Spilda, F., Bertolini, A., Johnston, H. and Graham, M. (2021) ‘Online Labor Platforms: Power Sans Accountability?’, Global Dialogue, 5 November.

Aguera, P. and Feuerstein, P. (2021) ‘The Power of Allyship: Why We Need Each Other to Make Platform Work Fair’, Reshaping Work, 7 October.

Tsibolane, P. (2021) ‘Exploiting gig workers will only make SA’s jobs crisis worse’, FIN24, 20 September.

Bezuidenhout, L. (2021) ‘Role of ethics in gig economy raises questions’, ILO, 17 September.

Tsibolane, P. (2021) ‘Gig workers need their fair share’, Business Live, 22 July.

Bezuidenhout, L. (2021) ‘Choose platforms that support their gig economy workers survive during a pandemic’, Mail and Guardian, 9 July.

Graham, M. and Howson, K. (2021) ‘When WFH is the norm: The unfair conditions of the global online work economy’, University of Oxford, 15 June.

Bonhomme, M. (2021) ‘Trabajadores migrantes en la economía de plataformas: un nuevo tipo de trabajo sin derechos’, Observatorio de Desigualdades UDP, 10 June.

Arriagada, A., Bonhomme, M., Leyton, J. and Ibáñez, F. (2021) ‘Trabajadores desprotegidos, mal pagados y sin posibilidad de negociar: abriendo la caja negra de las plataformas digitales en Chile’, CIPER Chile, 10 June.

Carelli, R. (2021) ‘Os desafios para a regulação do trabalho em plataformas’, NexoJornal, Nexo Políticas Públicas, 8 April.

Grohmann, F. and Graham, M. (2021) ‘É possível trabalho decente em plataformas digitais?’, Nexo Políticas Públicas, 8 April.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Bertolini, A., Neerukonda, M., Taduri P., Graham M., Salem N. (2020) ‘COVID-19, the gig economy and the hunger for surveillance’, Ada Lovelace Institute, 8 December.

Steward, S. (2020) ‘California’s new ‘gig worker’ law – why EU must say No’, EUObserver, 12 November.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Heeks, R. and Graham, M. (2020) ‘Who will protect the workers, if not the platforms?’, Social Europe, 28 May.

Graham, M., Ustek-Spilda, F., Howson, K., Katta, S., Bertolini, A., Badger, A. and Ferrari, F. (2020) ‘If platforms do not protect gig workers, who will?’, Geography Directions, 22 May.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Heeks, R., Graham, M., Bertolini, A., Katta, S., Fredman, S., Howson, K., Ferrari, F., Neerukonda, M., Taduri, P., Badger, A., and Salem, N. (2020) ‘How is the platform economy responding to Covid-19?’ openDemocracy, 14 May.

Graham, M., Howson, K., Ustek-Spilda, F., Katta, S., Bertolini, A., Badger, A. and Ferrari, F. (2020) ‘If platforms do not protect gig workers, who will?’, New Internationalist, 23 April.

Medappa, K. and Taduri, P. (2020) ‘By crowdfunding benefits for embattled workers, app-based services are evading their own obligations’,, 22 April.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Bertolini, A., Katta, S., Ferrari, F., Badger, A., Howson, K., Neerukonda, M. and Taduro, P. (2020) ‘Covid-19 Policies leave gig workers out in the cold’, Bot Populi, 9 April.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Bertolini, A., Katta, S., Ferrari, F. and, Howson, K. (2020) ‘From Social Distancing to Social Solidarity: Gig economy and the Covid-19’, OECD Development Matters Blog, 27 March.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Bertolini, A., Katta, S., Ferrari, F., Badger, A., Howson, K.,  Neerukonda, M. (2020) ‘The Politics of Covid-19: Gig work in the coronavirus crisis’ Red Pepper, 26 March.

Howson, K. (2020) ‘COVID-19 brings into sharp relief the risks faced by gig workers’, Business Brief, 19 March.

Howson, K. (2020) ‘Gig workers are at the front line of pandemic’, Mail and Guardian, 19 March.

Ustek-Spilda, F., Graham, M., Katta, S., Howson, K., and Ferrari, F. (2020) ‘The untenable luxury of self-isolation’, New Internationalist, 18 March.

Howson, K. (2020) ‘Why you should start talking to your Uber driver’, Daily Maverick, 1 March.

Howson, K., Katta, S., Graham, M., and Ustek-Spilda, F. (2020) ‘Uber and Deliveroo’s ‘charter of good work’ is nothing but fairwashing’, openDemocracy, 3 February. Also translated into Portuguese by CartaCapital as O lobo cuida do galinheiro on Feb 17, 2020.

Howson, K., Graham, M. and Katta, S. (2019) ‘Platform workers, the future of work and Britain’s election’, LSE media blog,11 December.

Graham, M. (2019) ‘How to build a fairer gig economy in 4 steps’, World Economic Forum, 1 November. Also translated into Portuguese in Carta Capital.

Graham, M., Englert, S. and Woodcock, J. (2019) ‘Holding platforms accountable to digital workers’ rights’, New Internationalist, 1 May.

Graham, M., Ferrari, F. and Woodcock, J. (2019) ‘Plattformökonomie braucht Mindeststandards’, Der Tagesspiegel, 15 April.

Gillwald, A., Graham, M., Englert, S., van der Spuy, A., and Woodcock, J. (2019) ‘Fairwork exposes exploitation in gig economy amid regulatory vacuum’, Business Day, 11 April.