Corporate Power Articles & Videos

Now is the time to call for a Binding Treaty

18 June 2014
Article

Maxime Combes of Attac France interviews Gonzalo Berron and Brid Brennan on the eve of the debate at the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the need for a new legal framework to end corporate impunity.

Economic Power, Democracy and Human Rights

18 June 2014
Article

The 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva on June 10th. A major focus on the UNHRC agenda is the issue of binding regulations for Transnational Corporations (TNCs). This demand has been raised by Ecuador and 84 other governments in a Statement to the UNHRC last September 2013.

UN meeting provides historic opportunity to stop corporate impunity

13 June 2014
Article

Popular demands for a binding treaty on corporate human right violations will get an unprecedented hearing this month at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

The great divide: exposing the Davos class behind global economic inequality

2 June 2014
Article

Davos, perhaps more than any other gathering, epitomises the way political power and global governance have in recent decades been entrenched into a small corporate elite. This elite have succeeded not only in capturing our economy, but also our politics, and increasingly our culture and society too.

 

The Treaty Alliance

9 May 2014
Article

TNI and the Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power & Stop Impunity of TNCs participates with a number of other global networks and alliances in the launch of a Treaty Alliance campaigning for a Binding Treaty on TNCs.

 

Untangling the trade talks

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17 April 2014
Multimedia

A debate about the impacts of the Investor to States Disputes Settlement on the environment, between representatives from the European Commission and Civil Society Organizations from Europe, US and Canada was held in Brussels during the last negotiations round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Susan George: Kako zmagati v razredni vojni (priročnik za kapitaliste)

1 April 2014
Boris Vasev
Article

Da je ves svet v permanentni razredni vojni, ni dvoma. Vprašanje je, kako v njej prevladati. Susan George ponuja odgovor. In to kot nasvet tistim, ki so za vojno odgovorni: superbogatim.

The spirit of Stuart Hall

21 February 2014
Article

"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"

How rising inequality threatens our democracy

11 February 2014
How rising inequality threatens our democracy
Article

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.

Not everybody’s business

24 January 2014
Article

As invitation-only Davos gets under way, our public space and politics shrink that little bit more across the globe. Rolling back state authority will turn today’s accountability gap into a yawning abyss.