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  1. Mexico: The Law Against Small-Scale Drug Dealing

    • Jorge Hernández Tinajero, Carlos Zamudio Angles
    01 October 2009

    In August 2009, Mexico adopted a new law against small-scale drug dealing, which introduces some significant advances in key subjects, such as the recognising of and distinguishing between user, drug addict and dealer. However it still has significant flaws in continuing to treat demand and supply of drugs as a criminal and market phenomenon that are likely to undermine its successful application.

     

  2. Estimating drug harms: a risky business?

    • David Nutt
    01 October 2009

    No one is suggesting that drugs are not harmful. The critical question is one of scale and degree. We need a full and open discussion of the evidence and a mature debate about what the drug laws are for - and whether they doing their job? In `Estimating drug harms: a risky business', Professor David Nutt, of Imperial College London argues that the relative harms of legal drugs such as alcohol and tobacco are greater than those of a number of illegal drugs, including cannabis, LSD and ecstasy.

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    Report of Global Agrofuels workshop

    01 October 2009
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    TNI with the Uniao Nacional de Camponeses (UNAC) of Mozambique organised a workshop on agrofuels in Mozambique in August/September 2009.

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    G20 makes molehills out of mountains

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    01 October 2009
    Article

    Not knowing how to deal with it, the G20 leaders avoided discussing the crisis, which will come back to haunt us when a new wave of the crisis inevitably hits.

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    The solution to the crisis: Tweaking bankers’ bonuses is not enough

    Pedro Paez Perez
    01 October 2009
    Article

    The first anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse and last week’s meeting of the G20 countries have provoked numerous reflections on the causes and possible solutions to the current financial and economic mess. The problem is that the majority of these deal with cosmetic rather than the profound changes needed to get the global economy back on track.

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    First Black President tries to undo Bush-era hatred, but can he?

    Saeed Shabazz
    01 October 2009
    In the media

    President Barack Obama seized the world stage beginning at the United Nations and ending at The Group of Twenty economic summit in Pittsburgh.

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    Fred Halliday

    Profile

    Fred Halliday, professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, was TNI Fellow from 1975 till 2000.

  10. Newsletter archives

    01 October 2009

    Archives of TNI's newsletter

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    Torture, Aggressive War & Presidential Power: Thoughts on the Current Constitutional Crisis

    Tom Reifer
    02 October 2009
    Article

    This article analyses the intersection of torture, aggressive war and Presidential power in the 21st century, with particular attention to the current US Constitutional crisis and related international humanitarian/human rights law.

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    EU 'homeland security' lacks democratic oversight, says watchdog

    02 October 2009
    In the media
    Decisions on the expansion of the lucrative security sector in the EU are hived off from public view and are being made by the companies that will ultimately profit from them.
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    Fellows meeting 2006

    19 June 2006 - Event
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    What's behind Obama's rhetoric of nuclear restraint?

    Achin Vanaik
    05 October 2009
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    The discourse of concern about nuclear non-proliferation by the biggest and most obscene of all nuclear culprits – the US – serves admirably as one line of attack on countries like Iran and as a disguise for the US’s deeper and wider motives in West and East Asia.
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    "Two boots are a pair"

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    06 October 2009
    Article
    The corruption of the Russian state entirely corresponds to the choice of domestic bourgeoisie, as reflected in a TV debate.
  16. Samuel Rubin Young Fellowship Programme

    06 October 2009

    The Samuel Rubin Young Fellowship Programme aims to provide support, resources and a transnational environment for talented, socially committed young scholar-activists in the hope that TNI may contribute, albeit modestly, to the production of a new generation of influential leaders and changemakers. The programme is currently without funds but we hope to restart it.

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    From guerrilla warrior to statesman -- now comfortably retired

    Saul Landau
    07 October 2009
    Article

    A late September morning with Fidel Castro (Part 1)

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    Digital.Leben

    Michael Fiedler
    07 October 2009
    In the media
    Michael Fiedler hat mit dem Autor Ben Hayes gesprochen. Der Titel "NeoConOpticon" hat seinen Ursprung übrigens in der Idee des Panopticon.
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    Happy life picture

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    08 October 2009
    Article
    The debate sparked by an article written by Dmitry Medvedev reflects the Russian authorities' lack of reliable ways of interaction with the society and even with their own subordinates.
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    Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung

    Profile

    The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation is a provider of political education, a discussion forum for critical thinking and political alternatives, and a centre for progressive social thinking and research both in Germany and throughout the world.

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