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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.

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    Tariq Ali

    Profile

    Tariq Ali is a novelist, historian, political campaigner and one of New Left Review’s editors.

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    Tamra Gilbertson

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    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...

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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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    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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    Left Call for Public Wealth, World Peace and Climate Justice

    08 October 2009
    Declaration

    Declaration timed with conference on Crisis Capitalism in Brussels in October 2009.

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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.

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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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    Latin America Drug Policy Dialogue 2009 Buenos Aires

    24 October 2009
    Report

    The sixth meeting was held near Buenos Aires. Debates centered on three key areas:  Reforms in policies regarding the prevention and treatment of problematic use of substances; Decriminalization of possession; and Legal reforms in the international arena: the case of the coca leaf. 

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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.

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

    • Jorge Hernández Tinajero, Carlos Zamudio Angles
    12 October 2009
    Policy briefing

    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.

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    Profit Before People and Human Rights

    • Brid Brennan, Jesús Carrión, Erika Gonzalez, Tom Kucharz, Karen Lang, Francesco Martone
    21 October 2009
    Report

    The report exposes the role of EU institutions in constructing a complex political and legal architecture which allows European transnational companies to operate with impunity in the region.

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    The deficits of the EU financial reforms

    • Myriam vander Stichele, T. Kerckhoffs
    20 October 2009
    Report
    Will the financial sector reforms currently proposed at the EU level guarantee financial stability and protect the real economy from financial speculators?
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    The deadly triad: Climate change, free trade and capitalism

    • Walden Bello
    19 October 2009
    Paper

    A derailment of Doha Round of trade negotiations under the World Trade Organization (WTO) will not be a sufficient condition to formulate a strategy to contain climate change, but given the likely negative ecological consequences of a successful deal, it is a necessary condition.

  15. 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.

  16. Media

    10 October 2009

    Media summary page

  17. Copyright: Creative Commons Licence

    10 October 2009

    Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 licence.

  18. Newsletter archives

    01 October 2009

    Archives of TNI's newsletter

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    Writing on Water

    09 October 2009
    Multi-media

    Inspiring video on the experience of the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board which has broken down barriers between communities and engineers, and is pioneering a model of effective, democratic, accountable public water services.

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