This paper highlights the negative effects of liberalisation of trade and investment within weaker economies and, in particular, how EU trade agreements undermine existing efforts towards developmental integration in ACP regions.
This document focuses on particular types of ‘biofuel’ which we prefer to call agrofuel because of the intensive, industrial way it is produced, generally as monocultures, often covering thousands of hectares, most often in the global South.
The core of resistance in our time is not to be found in the hungry masses, but in the middle class
Despite 2006 witnessing the most intensive use of fumigation in the country’s history, some 157,200 hectares of cultivation areas were detected, 13,200 hectares more than in 2005. Is the fumigation strategy failing?
The future of public services is the subject of conflict in Europe. Believers in privatisation and liberalization stand face to face with those that see the risks. Eurotopia Issue 4 goes into examples of failure and offers a look at successful alternatives to privatisation.
This book explores the impacts of the carbon market in South Africa. Connecting energy privatisation with issues around the enclosure of the atmosphere, this collection of essays gives a good grounding in the justice implications of the new carbon market.