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Public and Community Partnership in the Americas

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January 2015

A Uruguayan public utility and union has joined up community-based water managers in Bolivia and Colombia in order to strengthen public and communitarian management of water and stop privatisation.

Davos: where journalism is PR and change is consumer choice

January 2015
Markus Giesler

Markus Giesler reports on the media reception to his eight year ethnographic and institutional study on the World Economic Forum that provides empirical evidence that Davos is not "improving the state of the world."

World Economic Forum: a history and analysis

January 2015
Andrew Gavin Marshall

The annual gathering in Davos has certainly cemented the power of a tiny global elite, but its real power has been as a spawning ground for neoliberalism's major advances - the rise of the financial sector, the spread of corporate trade agreements and the integration of emerging economic powers into the global economy.

Mike Marqusee: a creative, brilliant analyst, activist and friend

January 2015

We deeply mourn the loss of Mike Marqusee, a contributor and ally to the Transnational Institute. Mike died on 13 January 2015 from multiple myeloma, a bone marrow cancer.

No we are not all Charlie Hebdo and nor should we be

January 2015

I respect your right to show solidarity with the victims of this horrible crime by reposting those drawings, but only if you respect my right not to do so because I happen to find them bigoted and incendiary.

Defying U.S. & Israel

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January 2015
Ali Abunimah

Phyllis Bennis and Ali Abunimah about the move opposed by the United States and Israel, Palestinian leaders have submitted a request to join the International Criminal Court and sign over a dozen other international treaties.

Palestinian statehood: a lost cause?

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January 2015
Daniel Levy Nadim Shehadi

Why deals done at the United Nations Security Council undermined efforts to end Israeli occupation.

Flexcrops, Oceangrabbing and Land use policy

December 2014

Agrarian Justice Newsletter Issue 6

For a Citizen’s Trade Agenda

December 2014

'This is a fight we can win' says Susan George as she delivered the opening speech during the GUE/NLG meeting against TTIP.

‘There is no voice of real farmers’

December 2014
Portia Larlee

The release of the draft policy, part of a process towards enacting a new National Land Law and “harmonising” existing legislation, was greeted with objections and criticism from farmers’ organisations and ethnic minority groups throughout the country.

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