Reclaim the State sets out on a journey from Brazil to Britain to discover how people are creating new, stronger forms of democracy. The book shows that the foundations for new political directions for deepening democracy already exist, and provides imaginative and practical tools for building on them.
Water justice activists gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia in August 2008
to envision just and sustainable models of water stewardship and to
build alliances that will bring these visions to fruition. A compelling
visual insight into a dynamic international movement building practical
alternatives to privatization.
In 2006, China marked its twentieth year of rapid economic growth. It is increasingly acknowledged as an economic and political superpower that could one day rival the US. However, little is still known in the West about the dynamics of China’s politics and economy, and its impact on workers and the environment. Does China’s “economic miracle” really live up to its name? Can China’s repressive state be reformed? What voices for change are emerging? What are the implications of China’s actions on the global stage?
Honduras, 30th June 2009.- Exclusive interview with Rafael Alegría, leader of the National Field Worker's Center (CNTC by its Spanish initials), founder member of the Democratic Union and the farmers organization Vía Campesina; adviser to President Zelaya in recent years on agrarian issues.
APO: Comrade, President Zelaya announced today that he will return to Honduras on Thursday, are you preparing anything in response?
RA: We are preparing to give President Zelaya a massive reception, the Honduran people are preparing for it and without a doubt we hop