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  1. Argentina’s supreme court “Arriola” ruling on the possession of drugs for personal consumption

    Intercambios
    01 September 2009
    Article

    Intercambios Asociación Civil applauds the attempt of the Supreme Court Judges to distance the criminal law from drug users, but warns that attention will have to be paid to how judges in the lower courts and police apply these criteria.

  2. The "Arriola" Ruling of the Supreme Court of Argentina on the Possession of Drugs for Personal Consumption

    Intercambios Asociacion Civil
    01 September 2009
    Article

    On August 25, 2009, Argentina’s Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina unanimously declared to be unconstitutional the second paragraph of Article 14 of the country’s drug control legislation (Law Number 23,737), which punishes the possession of drugs for personal consumption with prison sentences ranging from one month to two years (although education or treatment measures can be substitute penalties). According to the Court, the unconstitutionality of the article is applicable to cases of drug possession for personal consumption that does not affect others.

  3. Stepping away from the darkness

    Martin Jelsma
    01 September 2009
    Article

    The experiences of countries that have decriminalised drugs show that fears of explosions in drugs use are unfounded.

  4. Argentina’s supreme court “Arriola” ruling on the possession of drugs for personal consumption

    Intercambios
    01 September 2009
    Article

    Intercambios Asociación Civil applauds the attempt of the Supreme Court Judges to distance the criminal law from drug users, but warns that attention will have to be paid to how judges in the lower courts and police apply these criteria.

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    Penser et pratiquer le développement autrement

    • Marcos Arruda, Pascal van Griethuysen
    01 September 2009

    Ce texte propose une réflexion sur les alternatives à l’expansion mondiale du mode de développement occidental telles que les propose le mouvement altermondialiste depuis une dizaine d’années.

  6. Land Reform Policies in Belgian Official Development Assistance

    • Jonas Vanreusel
    01 September 2009

    For the most part of its history, the Belgian Official Development Assistance (ODA) focused on narrow agricultural productivity issues. With the slow but steady insertion of Belgian ODA into the international development community’s priorities, instruments and methods, Belgium started to focus on broader rural development.

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    Inside the Revolution: A Journey into the Heart of Venezuela (New Documentary)

    Pablo Navarrete
    02 September 2009
    Article

    A thoughtful insight into the achievements and challenges of the Venezuelan revolution, ten years after Hugo Chavez took office.

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    Still as good as ever to be the boss

    Stephen Morris
    03 September 2009
    In the media
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    La crise, et après? Agir pour la reprise, inventer un nouveau modèle (Video)

    Susan George, Jean-Michel Baylet, Olivier Dartignolles, Pierre Moscovici, Vincent Peillon, Thomas Philippon
    03 September 2009
    Article
    Séance plénière de l'université d'été de Parti Socialiste. Animé por Laurent Fabius.
  11. The virtues of deglobalisation

    Walden Bello
    03 September 2009
    Article
    The Economist has attributed the term "deglobalisation" to Walden Bello. Whilst the magazine considers the term a negative one, Bello argues that it is fast becoming a reality and offers a paradigm for escaping the neoliberal straitjacket.
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    Feminism and Lubna Hussein

    04 September 2009
    In the media
  13. Stepping away from the darkness

    Martin Jelsma
    06 September 2009
    Article

    The experiences of countries that have decriminalised drugs show that fears of explosions in drugs use are unfounded.

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    The great capitulation

    Praful Bidwai
    07 September 2009
    Article
    Indians and Pakistanis have to develop a common, rational understanding of the partition story that is free of nationalist prejudice -- although Jaswant Singh makes little contribution to this.
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    Argentina Legalizes Personal Marijuana Use

    Kristin Bricker
    08 September 2009
    In the media
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    H-bomb or a fizzle?

    Praful Bidwai
    08 September 2009
    Article
    The claim that the May 1998 thermonuclear test failed should not be used to demand further testing. India does not need hydrogen bombs for security
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    Watergate and modern scandals

    Saul Landau
    09 September 2009
    Article

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