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  1. Bribing Israel

    Phyllis Bennis
    19 November 2010
    Article

    Unfortunately the Obama administration seems not only to recognize, but to welcome the reality that the U.S. is supporting illegal occupation.

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    Ruling Kashmir by trampling rights

    Praful Bidwai
    03 October 2010
    Article

    Recent visits of Indian officials to Kashmir at least gave them a chance to see the suffering first hand, but now they need to put a stop to the human rights and civil liberty abuses by the state, including the withdrawal of troops from the region.

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    Real war games

    Saul Landau
    27 April 2010
    Article

    The U.S. government invades other countries, kills lots of its people, destroys its land, property and integrity and calls it defense of freedom and spread of democracy. But who invited us?

  4. India has learnt nothing from the Bhopal tragedy

    Praful Bidwai
    15 June 2010
    Article

    With the June 7 Bhopal judgment, India has been reduced to a Fourth World country. This story of shame can only end if the government appeals against the judgment, gets proper criminal liability restored and seriously pursues the case against all the accused.

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    Water justice, like water, travels in networks: notes on reclaiming public water

    Jeff Conant
    22 March 2010
    Article

    An international seminar of the Reclaiming Public Water Network brought together participants from more than 30 countries, who shared knowledge and experiences about how to improve water provision through the democratization of water management.

  6. Power without responsibility? The rise of China and India

    Praful Bidwai
    16 September 2010

    As the Asia-Europe Summit gets ready to meet in early October, what are the implications of the rising power of Asia for progress on tackling poverty, inequality and climate change?

  7. Bolivia provides resistance and hope at Brokenhagen

    08 January 2010
    Article

    Thanks to the courage of Bolivia and a few other nations – and against huge pressure and threats to sign the deal -  the UN did not endorse or adopt the vacuous Copenhagen Accord but instead were forced to use the much weaker language of “noting” it.

  8. Don't Celebrate Mexico's Independence...Yet

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    16 September 2010
    Article

    It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.

  9. Activists from across Asia explain how the EU’s free trade agenda affects them: (1) Indonesia and China

    12 October 2010
    Article

    At the Asia Europe People’s Forum in Brussels we interviewed some civil society activists from across Asia, to find out more about the damaging impacts of free trade agreements on the everyday lives of people in their countries.

  10. From apartheid South Africa to Palestine

    Patrick Bond
    28 October 2010
    Article

    With settlement expansion and continuing human rights abuses against Palestinians, the lessons from the anti-apartheid movement continue to motivate the growing global opposition to the occupation.

  11. Fifa Forbids Free Speech At World Cup Fan Fest

    Patrick Bond
    19 July 2010
    Article

    The South African government's repression of both street traders and political protest during the World Cup showed that corporations increasingly have more rights than citizens.

  12. What South Africa Really Lost at the World Cup

    Patrick Bond
    30 June 2010
    Article

    Underneath the corporate marketing of the Fifa World Cup being hosted in South Africa is a worrying picture of poverty and exclusion, corporate domination and simmering xenophobic nationalism.

  13. Savagery at Sea: The Flotilla Massacre

    Phyllis Bennis
    02 June 2010
    Article

    The massacre of international human rights activists at sea by Israel is likely to have significant results at the level of international diplomacy and shifts in power.

  14. Pachakuti: Indigenous perspectives, degrowth and ecosocialism

    Bob Thomson
    22 October 2010
    Article

    We have to talk to, learn from and support the indigenous movements which have inserted ecosocialist and degrowth like concepts into the formal constitutions, as in the states of Bolivia and Ecuadorian.

  15. Paris: local authorities regain control of water management

    Anne Le Strat
    24 August 2010
    Article

    The President of Paris' remunicipalised water utility tells the inspiring story of how water was taken back into public hands, and why this has prompted a major expansion in reinvestment, public participation, and international solidarity cooperation.

  16. Africa and the climate finance controversy

    Patrick Bond
    20 October 2010
    Article

    Will Africa end up paying for technologies that commodify life, or demand reparations for ecological damage done by the North?

  17. G20's Central Role? As a Lightning Rod

    Walden Bello
    21 July 2010
    Article

    The G20 is going to be around for some time. But it will probably be as ineffective as the G8 in stabilizing global capitalism.

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    Programme of the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, May 2010

    13 May 2010
    Article

    Programme and background to Peoples' Tribunal on "Neoliberal Policies and European Transnational Corporations (TNCs) in Latin America and the Caribbean”.

  19. The resistible rise of corporate power

    Hilary Wainwright
    20 October 2010
    Article

    The massive concentration and growth of corporate power poses a major threat to what remains of public services, highlighting the ever-deepening crisis of democracy, and the urgent need for people to reclaim the state.

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    Ten key questions on climate change

    David Fig
    18 March 2010
    Article

    Climate change is a political and scientific conundrum. From the denialism of the George Bush era to the neo-liberal imperatives of carbon trading, the subject is confusing, and an activist agenda is sometimes a navigational minefield.

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