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    Brussels' commitment to Latin American integration questioned

    Leigh Phillips
    30 September 2009
    In the media

    EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS - The European Commission is hoping to boost EU-Latin American relations with the creation of a joint forum that will bring together the two sides on a permanent basis and launch of a new investment fund. But civil society organisations and some Latin American officials believe Europe is steadily abandoning its support for regional integration on the EU model on the continent.

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    Scepticism chic

    Darryl D'Monte
    29 September 2009
    In the media
    The Indian media’s approach to climate change the result of a tendency to follow the leader.
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    Public service privatisation is a fast track to corruption and higher costs

    Seumas Milne
    29 September 2009
    In the media
    Public services must become the universal badge of social solidarity and citizenship they should be, not a second-class safety net for the poor.
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    EU water policies in the developing world

    29 September 2009
    In the media

    As water shortages in developing countries become more acute due to climate change, the EU is backing policies to manage the demands of all sectors, prioritising health, sanitation and cooperation between states.

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    Land Grabs - Another Scramble for Africa

    Ama Biney
    28 September 2009
    In the media
    How is it possible that in the 21st century the world has the capacity to feed every single human being on the planet, yet the majority of people in Africa and the rest of the Global South go rampantly hungry?
  6. NeoConOpticon - The EU Security-Industrial Complex by Ben Hayes

    Ben Hayes
    25 September 2009
    In the media

    Despite the often benign intent behind collaborative European ‘research’ into integrated land, air, maritime, space and cyber-surveillance systems, the EU’s security and R&D policy is coalescing around a high-tech blueprint for a new kind of security.

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    Burma's Junta Intensifies Bid For Unification

    25 September 2009
    In the media
    The maps say that the town of Mong La is located in Burma, but to the casual observer, it could be China.
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    The Neoconopticon

    25 September 2009
    In the media
    Statewatch has, in conjunction with the Transnational Institute, issued a report on the new arms race. The guns in this new arms race are pointing inwards at societies instead at outside at potential threats.
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    NeoConOpticon – new report on Europe’s ‘security research’ sector

    25 September 2009
    In the media
    The NeoConOpticon report, published by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Statewatch, is probably the most significant independent assessment of Europe’s emerging “security research” sector to date.
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    Burma’s ethnic militias play waiting game

    24 September 2009
    In the media

    The maps say the town of Mong La is located in Burma but to the casual observer it could be China.

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    Latin America breaks ranks in US war on drugs

    Sara Miller Llana
    23 September 2009
    In the media

    Many countries in the region – most recently Mexico – have decriminalized small amounts of drugs for personal use. The moves have followed decisions by left-leaning governments to limit cooperation with the US in recent years.

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    "Armeen dienen nicht mehr der Abschreckung"

    Jochen Hippler
    23 September 2009
    In the media
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    Walden Bello: Structural Adjustment Programmes dictated by the IMF and World Bank destroyed African agriculture

    Ama Biney
    22 September 2009
    In the media
    How is it possible that in the 21st century the world has the capacity to feed every single human being on the planet, yet the majority of people in Africa and the rest of the Global South go rampantly hungry?
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    First Person: Bomb blasts and an ‘encounter’

    Mahtab Alam Delhi
    22 September 2009
    In the media
    It has been almost a year since police randomly picked up young Muslims from a Muslim ghetto in Delhi full of aspiring students and youngsters from small towns seeking a professional career.
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    500 gather for summit of the people

    Diana Nelson Jones
    21 September 2009
    In the media
    With delicate enunciation and an urgent message, Anna Pinto brought sections of a scattered crowd to its feet on the first day of the People's Summit yesterday. The daylong gathering drew about 500 people to the 20th Century Club in Oakland, among them Ms. Pinto and an international cast of activists.
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    Protesters gather in Pittsburgh for People's Summit

    Joe Mandak
    21 September 2009
    In the media
    Liberal, progressive and socialist activists, along with community leaders, gathered in Pittsburgh Saturday for a People's Summit ahead of next week's Group of 20 world economic summit.
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    Argentina Legalizes Personal Marijuana Use

    Kristin Bricker
    08 September 2009
    In the media
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