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    Liberalisation Of Trade in Services

    • Erik Wesselius
    18 October 2001
    Paper

    The United Kingdom is home to a particularly influential services industry lobby, which operates through an organisation called International Financial Services, London (IFSL). Two IFSL working groups, the Liberalisation of Trade in Services (LOTIS) Committee and the High-Level LOTIS Group, constitute a veritable corporate-state alliance.

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    Decriminalisation in Europe?

    • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs, Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
    01 November 2001

    decrim-europeThis brief report analyses the similarities and differences in legal attitudes to drug use and possession across Europe in light of the recent changes in 2001.

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  3. Decriminalisation in Europe?

    • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs, Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
    01 November 2001

    This brief report analyses the similarities and differences in legal attitudes to drug use and possession across Europe in light of the recent changes in 2001.

  4. New Possibilities for Change in International Drug Control

    • Drugs and Democracy
    01 December 2001

    The main task of the new executive director of the ODCCP would be to guide a process of internal reform that the UNDCP has to undergo and open up to challenging views outside the agency.

  5. The UN in the Israel-Palestine Struggle

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 January 2001
    Article

    The role of the UN in the conflict varies from impotent to accomplice to broker and more over the decades.

  6. Compañero in September

    Isabel Letelier
    17 September 2001
    Article

    A poem for Orlando Letelier, Sheridan Circle Memorial Service, 18 September 1977.

  7. Fumigation and Conflict in Colombia

    • Martin Jelsma, Ricardo Vargas, Virginia Montañés, Amira Armenta
    20 September 2001
    Policy briefing

    The second issue of our series is dedicated to the controversial topic of Colombia’s aerial fumigation of coca and opium poppy fields.

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    campaign for democratic decentralisation in Kerala

    T. M. Thomas Isaac
    01 January 2001
    Article
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    Evaluating alternative cannabis regimes

    • Robert MacCoun, Peter Reuter (RAND)
    31 January 2001

    publicationCannabis is the cutting-edge drug for reform, the only politically plausible candidate for major legal change, at least decriminalisation (removal of criminal penalties for possession) and perhaps even outright legalisation (permitting production and sale). Compared with other drugs, the harms, physiological or behavioural, are less severe and the drug is better integrated into the culture. Throughout Western Europe and in the Antipodes there is pressure for reductions in the punitiveness of the marijuana regime.

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    Articles on War on Iraq before 2007

    01 December 2001
    Article
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    Clusters of Crisis and a Planetary Contract

    Susan George
    18 October 2001
    Article
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    People to People

    Hilary Wainwright
    18 September 2001
    Article
  15. 25 Years of Pursuing Pinochet

    Stacie Jonas
    01 September 2001
    Article

    The detention and the subsequent legal proceedings against Pinochet represented an enormous victory for human rights and set an important precedent for international law.

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    No Logo

    Walden Bello
    01 April 2001
    Article
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    Worlds Apart

    Hilary Wainwright, Tony Juniper
    31 January 2001
    Article
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    Another World is Possible: Un autre monde est possible

    Susan George
    17 November 2001
    Article
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