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Canada moves closer to regulating cannabis for non-medical purposes

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Topic: 
UN Drug Control
Drug Law Reform
Programmes: 
Drugs & Democracy
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Article
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Martin Jelsma and John Walsh... Read more

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Canada’s next steps on cannabis and the UN Drug Treaties

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Topic: 
Cannabis
UN Drug Control
Programmes: 
Drugs & Democracy
Article type: 
Opinion
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  Amidst debates and discussion over the past few months on how best to manage the impending mismatch between Canada’s domestic cannabis policy and international commitments, various options have been proffered and examples from elsewhere sought. At the more alarmist end of the scale, these have included the notion that, to retain due respect for international law, Ottawa must withdraw from th... Read more

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ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Americas (2)

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Emancipatory Rural Politics Initative
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Programmes: 
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
Article type: 
Article
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The Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) focuses on understanding the rise of 'authoritarian populism' in rural settings across the world, as well as the forms of resistance occurring and the alternatives being built. New exclusionary politics are generating deepening inequalities, jobless 'growth', climate chaos, and social division. The ERPI is focused on the social and political pr... Read more

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ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Europe
ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Africa
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ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Americas (1)

Topic: 
Emancipatory Rural Politics Initative
English
Programmes: 
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
Article type: 
Article
Body: 

The Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) focuses on understanding the rise of 'authoritarian populism' in rural settings across the world, as well as the forms of resistance occurring and the alternatives being built. New exclusionary politics are generating deepening inequalities, jobless 'growth', climate chaos, and social division. The ERPI is focused on the social and political pr... Read more

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Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) 2018 Conference Programme
ERPI 2018 Conference: "Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World"
ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Asia-Pacific
ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Europe
ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Americas (2)
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Estados Unidos y su propio problema de drogas

Spanish
Topic: 
Drogas y paz en Colombia
Programmes: 
Drogas y Democracia
Colombia en Contexto
Article type: 
Other news
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El ex-embajador William Brownfield afirmó que hay una conexión evidente entre el aumento en el uso de cocaína y las muertes por sobredosis en Estados Unidos (EU), por una parte, y por la otra  el crecimiento  exorbitante de las hectáreas de coca (130 por ciento) y el potencial de producción de cocaína de Colombia (200 por ciento).... Read more

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Leaked CETA interpretative declaration an utterly inadequate solution

Topic: 
CETA
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Programmes: 
Trade & Investment
Article type: 
Article
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The declaration was intended to help secure the signing [1] of the controversial CETA trade deal between the EU and Canada. It follows heavy civil society criticism and serious concerns expressed by the Austrian, Belgian, Polish, Hungarian, Slovenian and Irish governments and/or Parliaments. All European Member States must declare their final positions on the signing of CETA by October 11 [1].... Read more

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Wessen Zukunft ist sicher? Militarisierung im Zeitalter der Klimakrise

German
Topic: 
Climate security
Programmes: 
War & Pacification
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
Article type: 
Article
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U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq. / Photo credit U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson @ Wikicommons... Read more

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The Secure and the Dispossessed

¿Asegurando el futuro de quién? El militarismo en una época de crisis climática

Spanish
Topic: 
Seguridad climática
Programmes: 
Guerra y Pacificación
Justicia Agraria y Ambiental
Article type: 
Article
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U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq. / Photo credit U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson @ WikicommonsPara cualquier persona relacionada con el militarismo, las noticias de los ataques terroristas de Bruselas supusieron una sensación familiar de terror. Sufrimos al escuchar... Read more

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The Secure and the Dispossessed
Guerras de frontera

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