Public Services & Democracy Articles & Videos
"After spending several evenings this week immersed in inspiring tributes to Stuart, I’ve been pondering on what it was that was distinctively special about him — all the tributes confirm one’s instinct that we have lost someone with a special spirit that we must try to carry inside us"
India is becoming an increasingly inequitable, “rich-take-all”, pathological, society marked by exclusion and immobility, where an individual’s circumstances of birth, and class and caste privileges, matter more than his/her effort.
A UN-founded organisation devoted to defending public water services needs to resolve internal tensions if it is to stay afloat
Representatives from people’s movements, trade unions, academia and civil society organisations met in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru from 24-25 October 2013 to discuss varied experiences of the assault on public services, especially health, water and energy, and to build solidarity around the growing movements to reclaim public services.
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The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE): An exceptional public enterprise in an atypical social democracy
Despite immense pressure by corporations that have sought to undermine it, Costa Rica's public energy and telecommunications company stands out as a model in terms of its coverage, efficiency, social inclusion and environmental sustainability.
TNI was one of the participating organisations at the Alter Summit and signatories to the Manifesto: Our urgent common priorities for a democratic, social, ecological and feminist Europe.
Hilary Wainwright reports from Thessaloniki on what happened when the state ordered Greece’s state broadcaster to shut down, and the situation now.
The Alter Summit is taking place one week after the big mobilization against the Troika in 100 European cities and the blockade of the ECB led Blockupy.
A combination of opposing privatisation and putting forward practical alternatives is helping water campaigners mount an effective challenge to austerity in Greece.
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