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    Voices from the World Social Forum

    04 February 2009
    Article
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    New Politics News

    05 February 2009
    Article

    News from the New Politics programme (last updated in February 2009).

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    Public service reform - But not as we know it! (Picnic Publishing, 2009)

    • Hilary Wainwright, Matthew Little
    17 March 2009
    Book

    "A fascinating and lively account of how it is by strengthening democracy, involving workers and citizens we can transform our public services. It truly kicks privatisation into touch!" (Baroness Helena Kennedy)

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    Piracy and the digital revolution

    26 March 2009
    In the media
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    Hondurans Call Out for Help from the International Community

    Medea Benjamin
    02 July 2009
    Article

    Our emergency international delegation to Honduras, organized from the United States by CODEPINK, Global Exchange and Non-Violence International, began its fact-finding mission in the wake of the June 28 coup that overthrew President Manuel Zelaya.

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    No Consensus on the Washington Consensus

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    10 July 2009
    Article
    Today, just as faith in deregulated markets has evaporated in the nightmare on Wall Street, so too is the long reign of market fundamentalism ending in the development arena.
  7. Condemnation of brutal repression in Honduras

    Peter Weiss, International Mission for Solidarity, Accompaniment, Observation to Honduras
    30 July 2009
    In the media

    The International Mission to Honduras denounces the Honduran de facto government’s brutal repression of thousands of people protesting pacifically today against the Coup d'Etat.

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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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    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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    Water: a common good, public management, and alternatives

    09 October 2009
    Multi-media

    Water justice activists gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia in August 2008 to envision just and sustainable models of water stewardship and to build alliances that will bring these visions to fruition. A compelling visual insight into a dynamic international movement building practical alternatives to privatization.

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    A very retired Fidel has become reflective

    Saul Landau
    14 October 2009
    Article

    A late September morning with Fidel Castro (Part 2)

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    What was communism?

    Fred Halliday
    19 October 2009
    Article

    The twentieth anniversary of the fall of communism - as system, ideology and strategic challenger to capitalism - is an appropriate moment to assess its legacy. But this must discard triumphalism, and be rooted in an awareness of communism's history, its myths, and its relation to capitalist modernity.

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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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    The Fight Against Fascists

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    26 November 2009
    Article

    Ideological arguments in Russia are increasingly being settled through violent means.

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    The Meaning of Seattle: Truth Only Becomes True Through Action

    Walden Bello
    01 December 2009
    Article

    WTO+10: Before 1999, the momentum of globalization seemed to sweep everything in front of it, including the truth. But in Seattle, ordinary women and men made truth real with collective action.