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    Drugs reaching Europe via Africa

    Luisa Fernanda López
    25 November 2009
    In the media

    The fight against worldwide drugs trafficking is a major challenge for the international community. Drugs trafficking brings democracies to their knees, and destabilises not only countries, but whole regions.

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    'Carbon Hunters' doc explores people behind little-understood carbon trading business

    23 November 2009
    In the media

    A new documentary "Carbon Hunters" deals with carbon trading

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    The E.U. as a surveillance society

    Anthony Barnett
    23 November 2009
    In the media

    For the first time the EU-wide moves towards a surveillance society and a database state are set out in all their appalling glory.

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    Activist speaks against wars

    Alexis Scheel
    19 November 2009
    In the media

    The war on Afghanistan was unnecessary because the Afghan government had nothing to do with the 9-11 attacks.

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    Activist speaks against wars

    Alexis Scheel
    19 November 2009
    In the media

    The war on Aghanistan was unnecessary because the Afghan government had nothing to do with the 9-11 attacks.

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    Media veterans concerned with media “packages” to cover elections

    Mumtaz Alam Falahi
    17 November 2009
    In the media

    The role of the media: where do we go from here?

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    Will the EU’s “civilian” satellites also be used to guide bombs?

    Jon Cartwright
    17 November 2009
    In the media

    Could Galileo also be pressed into service for a more explicitly offensive EU “superpower” strategy?

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    Challenging 500 Years of Globalisation

    Lucy Komisar
    14 November 2009
    In the media

    European industrial development was not, as widely asserted, based on the Protestant ethic but on riches accumulated via colonialism.

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    The End Of Poverty?, Asking The Question in Its Title, Opens Theatrically November 13

    Jennifer Merin
    12 November 2009
    In the media

    The End of Poverty? is a new documentary that will help us to reflect on those who have been denied access to the natural riches that surround them.

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    Barry K Gills

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    Barry K Gills is Professor of Development Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland and editor of Globalizations journal, and 'Rethinking Globalizations' book series.

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    Olivier Hoedeman

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    Olivier Hoedeman (Dutch/Danish, MA Political Science), is the research and campaign co-ordinator at Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), a Brussels-based civil society group targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of corporations and their lobby groups. CEO co-organises the water project with TNI.

  12. Kevin Smith

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    Kevin Smith worked with the environmental justice project at TNI since 2005, although he was more informally involved since it started out as Carbon Trade Watch in 2002. He has a degree in Human Sciences. He used to be the editor of the Green Pepper magazine and in 2003 he helped to establish Escanda, a residential project in Northern Spain that combines sustainable living with political...

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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

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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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    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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    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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    José Henrique Rodrigues Torres

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    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.

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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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