Publications

Borderline

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Mathias Vermeulen
July 2012

The EU’s new 'smart borders' regime infringes fundamental rights, undermines privacy while creating profits for Europe’s defence contractors.

Dangerous Weapons

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Report
June 2012

Across the world, citizens and social movements are mounting strong and effective campaigns to fight the environmental and social abuses of transnational corporations.

The European Union and the Global Land Grab

Paper
June 2012

This fact sheet highlights the involvement of the EU in the global land grab, both directly through the involvement of European capital and corporations in the acquisition of land and indirectly through EU policies that commodify land.

Bio-Economies

Ronnie Hall and Joseph Zacune
June 2012

The European Commission's promotion of 'bioeconomies' as a central focus at Rio+20 is more about protecting banking, biotech, manufacturing, agribusiness and energy sectors then defending vulnerable communities and the environment. 

Transnational Capital vs People's Resistance

Cover of the magazine, corporate gulliver being tied down by the people
June 2012

How does transnational capital function? Where does it operate? What globalised logic does it follow? What is the magnitude of its abuses and its social, economic and environmental irresponsibility? And what challenge do we see emerge for us, the people?

 

Burma at the Crossroads

Briefing
June 2012

The people of Burma are at a critical juncture in their struggle for democracy and ethnic reform. Decisions taken by leading parties and protagonists in the months ahead could well define the direction of national politics for many years to come.

Occupy the left or ignore it?

Paper
Christophe Aguiton and Nicolas Haeringer
May 2012

Why the traditional Left needs to understand, be willing to be challenged, and fully embrace the Occupy and Indignado movements.

Assessing Burma/Myanmar’s New Government

Briefing
April 2012

Burma is in the midst of its most important period of political transition in over two decades. TNI and BCN hosted a conference to look at the challenges and opportunities in five key areas: politics, ethnic relations, the economy, social and humanitarian affairs, and the international landscape.

Alternatives to Privatisation

Edited by David A. McDonald & Greg Ruiters
March 2012

A book for practitioners, unionists, social movements and analysts who are seeking reliable knowledge on what kinds of public models work and their main strengths and weaknesses.

Towards revision of the UN drug control conventions

Briefing
March 2012

Recent years have seen a growing unwillingness among increasing numbers of States parties to fully adhere to a strictly prohibitionist reading of the three principal UN drug control conventions.

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