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    Hypocrisy and internal contradictions that will tear Kenya apart

    Antony Otieno Ong’ayo
    09 July 2009
    Article
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    New car habit can cure hard times

    Saul Landau
    02 July 2009
    Article
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    Progressive demolition in Amazonia

    Saul Landau
    09 July 2009
    Article
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    For a Sovereign and democratic Honduras!

    02 July 2009
    Article
    A permanent International Mission of Solidarity, Observation and Accompaniment is currently in Honduras, in which networks, social movements, NGOs, human rights organizations, political authorities from Europe, US and Latin America are participating.
  7. Coca leaf should be allowed in the UK

    05 July 2009
    Article

    On 12 June 2009, TNI submited a memorandum to the 'House of Commons Select Committee on the cocaine trade' to allow the coca leaf in its natural form on the UK market, as a mild stimulant and as an infusion. The leaf is now still classified along with cocaine and heroin as a Class A drug.

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  9. Kees Biekart

    Kees Biekart

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    Associate

    Kees Biekart has co-ordinated TNI projects on and with the Central American peasant movement, and the politics of European NGO aid to civil society organisations in the South....

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    China's Uighur conundrum

    John Gittings
    08 July 2009
    Article
  11. Achin Vanaik

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    Fellow

    Achin Vanaik (India) TNI Fellow and Retired Professor of International Relations and Global Politics from the University of Delhi, Achin is an active member of the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (India). He has (co)authored or (co) edited 20 books ranging from studies of India's political economy, issues concerning religion, communalism and secularism as well as international...

  12. Amendment against anti-coca chewing provisions

    Martin Jelsma, Pien Metaal
    21 July 2009
    Article

    In March 2009, Evo Morales sent his formal request to the Secretary General Bang Ki Moon to delete articles 49(c) and 49(e) of the 1961 UN Single Convention that explicitly mention that "coca leaf chewing must be abolished with twenty-five years from the coming into force of this Convention" (which happened in December 1964). The request will be discussed on Thursday, 30 July, at the annual meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Putting this request on the ECOSOC agenda is a required procedure for amendment proposals. It is under Agenda item 14 (d), Narcotic drugs, General Segment (see the Note of Secretary General).

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    Uribe Agrees US "Access" to Military Bases

    Constanza Vieira
    20 July 2009
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    Wishful Thinking Won’t Solve the Crisis

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    23 July 2009
    Article
    The more the authorities refuse to change the system, preferring stop-gap measures, the more they will be caught in a downward spiral and the more they will lose control of their policies — and the economy as well.
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    Taking credit for Sweden’s defeat

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    09 July 2009
    Article
    Moscow and Kiev have found something new to argue about, and who would have thought that it would be an event that happened 300 years ago — the Battle of Poltava.
  17. Hilary Wainwright

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    Fellow

    Hilary Wainwright is a leading researcher and writer on the emergence of new forms of democratic accountability within parties, movements and the state. She is the driving force and editor behind Red Pepper, a popular British new left magazine, and has documented countless examples of resurgent democratic movements from Brazil to Britain and the lessons they provide for progressive politics....

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    Hondurans Call Out for Help from the International Community

    Medea Benjamin
    02 July 2009
    Article

    Our emergency international delegation to Honduras, organized from the United States by CODEPINK, Global Exchange and Non-Violence International, began its fact-finding mission in the wake of the June 28 coup that overthrew President Manuel Zelaya.

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    The implications of ‘the global crisis’ for the Southern African Development Community

    Dot Keet
    13 July 2009
    Article
    What is fundamental for Southern African to overcome the underlying structural crisis are democratic, inclusive and accountable participatory developmental states firmly orientated to serve the needs of their counties and peoples, their environments …. and the planetary eco-system.

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