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    Do we know what we're doing in Afghanistan?

    Olga Bonfiglio
    31 October 2009
    In the media

    The peace movement has a lot of work to do, it must demand de-escalation in Afghanistan.

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    Tamra Gilbertson

    Profile

    Tamra Gilbertson is one of the founders of Carbon Trade Watch, a former project of the Transnational Institute (TNI), and co-author of Carbon Trading: How it works and why it fails. She has been active in the project since 2001 and was a founding member of the Durban Group for Climate Justice. She is trained in photography and film-making and was a co-director of The Carbon Connection. She has...

  3. Corrections and complaints

    29 October 2009

    At TNI, we have high standards for our research and our publications. Nevertheless, we may make mistakes. TNI is committed to correcting errors and addressing complaints as soon as possible.

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    Ethnic groups likely to suffer

    29 October 2009
    In the media

    The ruling junta is trying to crack down on ethnically distinct territories to reconcile Burmese and Chinese relations.

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    Inside Story - The UN mission in Afghanistan

    Phyllis Bennis, Ahmad Fawsi, Jun Borras
    29 October 2009
    In the media

    The UN has huge role to play in Afghanistan, but when it is trying to do this under the conditions of occupation it is inevitable that it is going to be seen as part of that occupation, not as part of the solution.

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    More Than Backpedaling on NAFTA

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    29 October 2009
    Article

    Obama has not just backpedaled from his campaign commitments to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He has ended up expanding the accord which will remove even more checks and balances on the exchange of capital, services, and goods.

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    "30 Jahre nur die Reichen entlastet"

    Susan George
    28 October 2009

    Der Krise is eine große Chance: Die Wirtschaft muss strikt reguliert und ökologisiert werden.

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    The World Crisis - and beyond

    • Dot Keet
    28 October 2009

    The multiple crises of the capitalist world economy give the left the unique opportunity to discuss and promote ideas of transformative steps and social alternatives. Which conditions for a post-capitalist world do already exist and what are our responses to this development?

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    The embargo: Nothing succeeds like failure

    Saul Landau
    28 October 2009
    Article

    Will Obama have the courage to break with the incongruous Cuba policy he inherited from previous administrations?

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    Reclaim the State: Experiments in Popular Democracy (Seagull, 2009)

    • Hilary Wainwright
    27 October 2009
    Book

    Reclaim the State sets out on a journey from Brazil to Britain to discover how people are creating new, stronger forms of democracy. The book shows that the foundations for new political directions for deepening democracy already exist, and provides imaginative and practical tools for building on them.

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    EU will Internet und Mobiltelefone anzapfen

    27 October 2009
    In the media

    Ein Bericht, der unbeabsichtigt im Internet als PDF-Dokument mit Datum vom 30. Juni 2009 veröffentlicht wurde, liefert Einsichten in ein heimlichtuerisches Projekt der Europäischen Union, das darauf ausgerichtet ist, die Bürger zu überwachen, wie Wikileaks am 4. Oktober berichtete.

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    Repairing the weakest links: a new agenda for fragile states

    • David Sogge
    27 October 2009

    In order for fragile states and the concept of state weakness to be properly understood, they need to be considered in the contexts of political economy and world history. Four apparently disparate cases – Guatemala, Haiti, Kosovo and Angola – show surprising similarities, and highlight common lessons for international state-building efforts.

  13. Neoliberalism as hegemonic ideology in the Philippines

    Walden Bello
    27 October 2009
    Article

    Why does the ideology of neoliberalism still exercise such influence in the Philippines despite the challenges it has faced from both the Asian and now global financial crisis?

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    Where has all the money gone?

    27 October 2009 - Event
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    José Henrique Rodrigues Torres

    Profile

    Judge of the Sixth Appellate Court of the High Court of Justice in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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    "Militaire industrie profiteert van Europees onderzoeksgeld", zegt TNI-rapport

    27 October 2009
    In the media

    De Europese programma's rond interne veiligheid, goed voor een totaalbudget van 1,4 miljard euro, zijn gericht op onderzoek dat steun biedt aan de Europese militaire en veiligheidsindustrie.

  17. Smoking of crack cocaine as a risk factor for HIV infection among people who use injection drugs

    • Kora DeBeck et. al.
    27 October 2009

    This paper examined whether use of crack cocaine has become a risk factor for HIV infection. Smoking of crack cocaine was found to be an independent risk factor for HIV seroconversion among injection drug users. This finding points to the urgent need for evidence-based public health initiatives targeted at people who smoke crack cocaine. Innovative interventions that have the potential to reduce HIV transmission in this population, including the distribution of safer crack kits and medically supervised inhalation rooms, need to be evaluated.

     

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    EU zkoumá, jak monitorovat abnormální chování

    26 October 2009
    In the media

    Evropská unie financuje ambiciózní programy, které mají v rámci boje proti terorismu monitorovat lidské chování. Mnozí pozorovatelé se obávají, že všichni Evropané budou brzy mezi podezřelými.

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