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    Militaire industrie profiteert van Europees onderzoeksgeld

    26 October 2009
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    “Het hele proces lijkt ontworpen te zijn door lobbyisten, voor lobbyisten”, zegt Ben Hayes, TNI onderzoeker en auteur van het rapport. “In haar streven naar een verhoogde 'industriële competitiviteit', heeft de EU het ontwerp van haar onderzoeksprogramma volledig uitbesteed aan de bedrijven die het meest te winnen hebben aan de uitvoering van dit programma.”

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    Tariq Ali

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

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    EU to monitor deviant behaviour in fight against terrorism

    Wilmer Heck
    20 October 2009
    In the media

    The EU is funding ambitious programmes to monitor human behaviour in the fight against crime and terrorism. Some people are afraid this will turn us all into suspects.

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    U.N. Body Backs War Crimes Charges on Israel, Hamas

    Thalif Deen
    19 October 2009
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    If Washington remains unwilling to hold Israel accountable for its violations in Gaza war, as seen in its voting against the UN Human Rights Council resolution, the potential for a new U.S. position in the world will be impossible.
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    Feed the world

    Tristram Stuart
    17 October 2009
    In the media

    The recent food crisis in many poor countries is due to the dismantlement of the developing nations’ state support for local agriculture, and opening up to liberalised international food trade, as promoted by the international financial institutions.

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    In de EU is snel lopen verdacht, een koude neus ook

    Wilmer Heck
    15 October 2009
    In the media
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    Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung

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    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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    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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    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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    Fred Halliday

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

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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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    Brussels' commitment to Latin American integration questioned

    Leigh Phillips
    30 September 2009
    In the media

    EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS - The European Commission is hoping to boost EU-Latin American relations with the creation of a joint forum that will bring together the two sides on a permanent basis and launch of a new investment fund. But civil society organisations and some Latin American officials believe Europe is steadily abandoning its support for regional integration on the EU model on the continent.

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    Scepticism chic

    Darryl D'Monte
    29 September 2009
    In the media
    The Indian media’s approach to climate change the result of a tendency to follow the leader.
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    Public service privatisation is a fast track to corruption and higher costs

    Seumas Milne
    29 September 2009
    In the media
    Public services must become the universal badge of social solidarity and citizenship they should be, not a second-class safety net for the poor.
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    EU water policies in the developing world

    29 September 2009
    In the media

    As water shortages in developing countries become more acute due to climate change, the EU is backing policies to manage the demands of all sectors, prioritising health, sanitation and cooperation between states.

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    Land Grabs - Another Scramble for Africa

    Ama Biney
    28 September 2009
    In the media
    How is it possible that in the 21st century the world has the capacity to feed every single human being on the planet, yet the majority of people in Africa and the rest of the Global South go rampantly hungry?
  19. NeoConOpticon - The EU Security-Industrial Complex by Ben Hayes

    Ben Hayes
    25 September 2009
    In the media

    Despite the often benign intent behind collaborative European ‘research’ into integrated land, air, maritime, space and cyber-surveillance systems, the EU’s security and R&D policy is coalescing around a high-tech blueprint for a new kind of security.

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    Burma's Junta Intensifies Bid For Unification

    25 September 2009
    In the media
    The maps say that the town of Mong La is located in Burma, but to the casual observer, it could be China.

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