Articles

Confronting Neoliberalism in Europe

September 2014
Dick Barbor-Might

TNI covers a wide spectrum but Sol’s particular tasks have been to track the devastating impacts of neoliberal policies in Europe and to help coordinate the efforts of social movements to work with the most vulnerable groups.

Remunicipalisation Tracker

September 2014

The Remunicipalisation Tracker documents more than 45 showcases of cities, regions and countries that have rolled back privatisation and embarked on securing public water for all that need it.

Europese Commissie wil geen inspraak burgers bij TTIP en CETA

September 2014

Amsterdam, 12-9-2014 - Een verzoek voor de lancering van een burgerinitiatief rond TTIP en CETA is op 10 september door de Europese Commissie afgewezen. De Europese Commissie weigert het initiatief te registreren omdat  het buiten de bevoegdheden van de Commissie zou vallen. Maatschappelijke organisaties, waaronder TNI en SOMO,  vinden dat de Commissie zeggenschap van burgers ondermijnt en roepen de nieuwe Commissie op om dit besluit terug te draaien.


Six Steps Short of War to Beat ISIS

September 2014

Arming the so-called "moderate" opposistion in Syria doesn't mean supporting the good guys. It means sending arms to the Free Syrian Army.

Should NATO be helping Ukraine face Russia?

September 2014

The debate about the role of NATO in Ukraine is starting too late: Western leaders already made a fatal decision to back the new Kiev government no matter what it is doing and no matter what the real situation is on the ground.

Prospects of Quito's Public Water and Sanitation Company's Compliance with the Human Right to Water

September 2014
Juan Carlos Romero

The 2008 Constitution of Ecuador enshrines the rights of nature and the human right to water. Juan Carlos Romero, former official at the water public utility EPMAPS, argues that guaranteeing the human right to water is not only about providing a service, but also requires mainstreaming environmental, social, financial and political sustainability into the company's activities.

Land Grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia

September 2014

A call for papers that offer rigorous and innovative analysis to continue deepening and broadening our understanding of global land deals – in specific regional context, with special attention to climate change and the role of China and other middle income countries within the region.

Mads Barbesgaard - A Report on Ocean Grabbing

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September 2014

Mads Barbesgaars, chairperson of Afrika Kontakt, gives a report on Ocean Grabbing and it's context within neo-liberalisim and growing inequality, to the delegates of the 6th WFFP General Assembly.

The tragedy of the private

August 2014

Throughout the world, public service workers, alongside their fellow community members, are not only defending public services but also struggling to make them democratic and responsive to people’s needs and desires.

‘Counterterrorism’ used to crackdown on civil society

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August 2014

Counterterrorism and international security expert Ben Hayes shows overwhelming evidence that oppressive regimes around the world are abusing international counterterrorism guidelines to repress civil society action, and are being encouraged to do so. Countries with severe restrictions on civil society like Saudi Arabia receive stellar ratings under these guidelines, while much freer countries like Norway are considered non-compliant.