Democratising Europe is part of the Economic Justice, Corporate Power and Alternatives Programme. Over the last 10 years, TNI has exposed the flaws of the European Integration model and called for 'Another Europe' – rooted in economic, social and environmental justice. Read more about this project

Articles

Radical Community Manager Seminar in Amsterdam

Spanish collective Xnet that helped arrest the former Managing Director of the IMF came to Amsterdam to share their skills, tools and strategies with social movements, civil society organisations from all over Europe.

For a Citizen’s Trade Agenda

'This is a fight we can win' says Susan George as she delivered the opening speech during the GUE/NLG meeting against TTIP.
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Publications

Unpacking Competitiveness

ATTAC, Andy Storey, Alexandra Strickner, Steffen Stierle
The Competitiveness Pact is the final stage of the new EU economic governance architecture. In this primer, we expose the myths and reality surrounding competitiveness – and what it really means for the lives of Europeans.

The right to say no

Pia Eberhardt, Emma Lui, Stuart Trew
As European Union (EU) member states consider the implications of environmentally risky shale gas development (fracking), negotiations are underway for a controversial EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) which would grant investors the right to challenge governments’ decision to ban and regulate fracking.

Guns, debt and corruption

High levels of military spending played a key role in the unfolding economic crisis in Europe and continues to undermine efforts to resolve it.
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Events

June 2015

Days of Mobilisation VS EU CELAC Summit

On the occasion of the EU-CELAC Summit, social movements from Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean organize a series of activities to expose the current conjuncture of the intensifying corporate-led trade and investment architecture between European and the Latin American and Caribbean countries and the deepening social resistance globally.
September 2014

The Podemos Phenomenon and the new political practices

In contrast to what happened in other European countries, the Podemos phenomenon prevented that in Spain the frustration and discontent resulting from the EU austerity policies led to a raise of the support to far-right parties.
July 2014

Europe on the Brink

Europe is suffering from a bipolar economic disorder. Financial journalists divide the continent into two groups of nations - centre and periphery - not by geography but by credit rating. Europe on the Brink is a critical investigation of the root causes of this sovereign debt crisis, and the often misguided policy choices made to resolve it. This much-needed book offers a heterodox economic perspective on the causes, symptoms and solutions of the biggest economic issue currently facing Europe.
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News

Time to act is now!

17 March 2015
Just few days left to the inauguration of the new building of the ECB. Great participation is expected from all over Europe: social movements, activists, migrants, precarious and industry workers, trade-unions and parties will come to Frankfurt to say no to austerity and contest the authority of ECB and the other EU institutions.

Netzfrauen: Europäische Bürgerinitiative fordert Verhandlungsstopp bei TTIP und CETA

15 July 2014
TTIP – Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Abkommen – Das Freihandelsabkommen zwischen der EU und den USA – Mal ehrlich, wollen wir Europäer das? – Hormonfleisch – Geklonte Tiere – Gen-Lebensmittel – Chlorhühner – Aufgeweichte Kennzeichnungspflicht.

Broad Pan-EU civil society coalition rejects US-EU free trade deal process

21 May 2014
More than 120 organisations critizise the corporate agenda in the TTIP negotiations
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