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  1. Tom Kramer

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    Researcher

    Tom Kramer (1968) is a political scientist with 25-years of working experience on Myanmar and its border regions, which he has visited regularly since 1993. He first specialised in analysing ethnic conflict in Myanmar and the role of civil society to promote change. ...

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    Oscar Reyes

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    Oscar Reyes (London, 1977) is part of Carbon Trade Watch, a former project of the Transnational Institute. He is environment editor of Red Pepper magazine, and is co-author of Carbon Trading: how it works and why it fails. From 2005-2008, he was TNI Communications Officer and co-editor of Red Pepper magazine.

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    Argentina Legalizes Personal Marijuana Use

    Kristin Bricker
    08 September 2009
    In the media
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    Feminism and Lubna Hussein

    04 September 2009
    In the media
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    Still as good as ever to be the boss

    Stephen Morris
    03 September 2009
    In the media
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    The widening gap in America's two tiered society

    Emily Spence
    31 August 2009
    In the media
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    Mexico and Argentina Enact Drug Decriminalization, US Drug Policy Increasingly Out of Step

    28 August 2009
    In the media

    In the last eight days, the decriminalization of drug possession has gone into effect for 150 million Latin Americans.

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    Con-con by May 2010 'mission impossible,' analysts say

    Johanna Camille Sisante
    27 August 2009
    In the media
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    Stepping away from the darkness

    Martin Jelsma
    27 August 2009
    In the media
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    Searching for enemies

    Gabriel Kolko
    24 August 2009
    In the media
  16. Stepping away from the darkness

    Martin Jelsma
    19 August 2009
    In the media

     

    The Drug War has failed. After more than 20 years of tirelessly pushing for the same policy, the efforts have not been able to bring the expanding illicit drug markets under control and instead have led to an unmanageable crisis in the judicial and penitentiary systems, human rights violations, the consolidation of criminal networks and the marginalization of drug users who are pushed out of reach of health care services. For these reasons, some Latin American countries are starting to explore a more effective and honest drug policy.


    Newsweek Argentina, August 19, 2009

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    Has the left blown its big chance of success?

    Andy Beckett
    17 August 2009
    In the media
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    Indigenous People Troubled by US Military Presence in Colombia

    Gustavo Capdevila
    14 August 2009
    In the media
  19. 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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    Honduras: Term Limits When Governments Benefit People

    Saul Landau, Nelson P. Valdes
    29 July 2009
    In the media

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