Europe

European retailers: threatening livelihoods in India

Dharmendra Kumar
October 2010

The role of major supermarkets like Tesco in wiping out small retailers across Europe is well known. Now the giants have India in their sights. For a country in which small-scale retail employs 33 million people, what kind of impact will this have?

Corporate capture at the heart of Europe

October 2010

The Irish government announcement of a €34 billion Euro bailout, two years after the financial crisis first broke, is a reminder that little has been done to prevent it happening again just as the social costs are becoming ever more evident.

Press Release: Leading political analysts from Asia in Brussels to challenge ASEM

September 2010

TNI and the AEPF will call on the Heads of State and governments of ASEM member countries to pursue more just and sustainable solutions to current global crises.

Key issues on the table at the 8th Asia Europe People's Forum

September 2010

Ahead of the Asia Europe People's Forum (AEPF) which coincides with the official ASEM8 summit this year in Brussels, four TNI scholar-activists - Susan George, Praful Bidwai, Ben Hayes and Walden Bello - discuss some of the key struggles facing citizens from both regions.

Asia Europe People's Forum 2010

September 2010

The AEPF this year in Brussels brought together citizens for dialogue, solidarity and action, as a platform from which to oppose corporate-dominated, undemocratic and neoliberal responses to ongoing crises.

Asia Europe People's Forum 2010

September 2010

At AEPF 2010 civil society from Europe and Asia will come together to discuss, propose and development democratic alternatives to neoliberal, free trade ideology dominating bi-regional development.

The WTO Doha round and EPAs in an era of crisis

September 2010

The language contained in agreements being negotiated by the EU through the WTO with their southern counterparts often deliberately diguises real political goals, obscuring the negative economic implications for those countries of the neoliberal agenda.

Practical and tactical challenges, and strategic perspectives for African engagement with China

September 2010

There are many important factors to consider when speaking broadly of China's role in Africa, and one should avoid falling into the trap of simplistic comparisons with historic African-European relations.

Implications of EPA/FTAs against developmental regional integration in Africa

September 2010

Why the EU's so-called "Economic Partnership Agreements" and free trade policies will have exactly the opposite effect of development on Least Developed Countries' economies.

CAP 2013: European civil society calls on EU to reshape Common Agricultural Policy

September 2010

335 organizations call on EU ministers to revise failed "market" approaches to food policy, and focus instead on meeting human needs, ensuring food sovereignty and environmental protection.

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