Remunicipalisation Tracker

Transformation from Corporate Control over Water Services into Public Control

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.

Video Documentary: Global Crises, Regional Solutions

TNI participant(s): 
Cecilia Olivet

Activists from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe argue that regional integration is the only viable response to the convergence of economic, climate, food and energy crises.

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Related report(s): 
Focus on the Global South
Related report(s): 
Hemispheric Social Alliance
Director/Producer: 
Cecilia Olivet

Reclaiming Public Water book

Achievements, Struggles and Visions from Around the World

The groundbreaking book on how reformed public water services can achieve the goal of delivering water for all. Includes additional new chapters.

Davos: where journalism is PR and change is consumer choice

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."

Architecture of Impunity

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Corporate crime is not due to a few´bad apples´ but to an architecture of impunity and a structure of power that puts corporate rights above human rights. An infographic from the State of Power report 2015

World Economic Forum: a history and analysis

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

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.

The Eve of De-Privatisation in Jakarta

Jakarta is currently striving to join many cities around the world and remunicipalising its water. A series of fact-sheets that outline how and why water privatisation failed and the potential for a renewed effective public service.

State of Power 2015

An annual anthology on global power and resistance

The fourth edition of our annual State of Power report, coinciding with the international meeting in Switzerland of what Susan George calls “the Davos class”. This series seeks to examine different dimensions of power, unmask the key holders of power in our globalised world, and identify sources of transformative counter-power.

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

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.

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