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  1. Drugs and prisons in Brazil

    09 December 2010
    Multi-media

    In Brazil, possession of drugs for personal consumption is punished with educational measures and community service, not prison. In this video, a young man tells of the disparity in sentencing between the wealthy and the poor.

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    Wikileaks Shows No "New Mind-Set" in US Foreign Policy

    Phyllis Bennis, Paul Jay
    02 December 2010
    Multi-media

    Wikileaks have confirmed that Obama's promise of a new kind of diplomacy in the Middle East have little signs of substance.

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    Strategies to end the Israeli occupation

    Phyllis Bennis
    15 November 2010
    Multi-media

    An analysis of how the deadly raid on the Mavi Maramara by the Israeli Navy has changed the public opinion so dramatically in the U.S., and in Israel.

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    Roundtable debate on Asia European relations

    Walden Bello, Praful Bidwai, Nicola Bullard, Christa Wisterich, Marica Frangakis
    05 October 2010
    Multi-media

    Debate between leading European and Asian analysts on the decline of European power, the economic rise of China and India, the likelihood of global recession, climate change and proposed alternatives to the current global economic model.

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    We need peace talks, not photo ops

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 September 2010
    Multi-media

    Peace talks are useless unless they are based on international law and human rights, and Israel is held to account over its controversial settlements policy.

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    What we didn't hear from Obama on Iraq

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 September 2010
    Multi-media

    Obama's declared 'end of war in Iraq' obscures the legacy it will leave behind: death squads in Iraq, US troops in civilian guise and an ongoing economic and social crisis in Iraq and the US.

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    CEO Pay and the Great Recession

    Sarah Anderson
    08 September 2010
    Multi-media

    CEOs of the 50 firms that have laid off the most workers in the US since the onset of the economic crisis are not tightening their own belts.

  8. Phyllis Bennis: Afghanistan after the Wikileaks War Logs

    Phyllis Bennis
    19 August 2010
    Multi-media

    Interview about the impact of the Wikileaks documents and the new financial input for the American troops in Afghanistan - hosted by Eric Mann

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    Democracy Needs Whistleblowers

    Phyllis Bennis
    19 August 2010
    Multi-media

    She spoke at a rally in Quantico, VA supporting a soldier charged with releasing a video showing the killings of civilians and journalists in Iraq.

  10. Donate to TNI

    02 August 2010
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  11. Other ways to donate

    02 August 2010
    Topic

    Direct Transfer

    You can do a direct transfer into our bank accounts. You can choose from 3 different currencies.

    (please mention 'donation')
    Name: Stichting Transnational Institute
    
Address: De Wittenstraat 25, 1052 AK Amsterdam

    USD EURO GBP
    Account number:
    49.02.01.482

    IBAN number:
    NL66 ABNA 0490 2014 82

    BIC or SWIFT: ABNANL2A

    Account number:
    43.30.38.888

    IBAN number:
    NL18 ABNA 0433 0388 88

    BIC or SWIFT: ABNANL2A

    Account number:
    45.24.89.822

    IBAN number:
    NL66 ABNA 04524898 22

    SWIFT or BIC: ABNANL2A

    Office Address Bank: ABNAmro, Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, 1082 PP Amsterdam Netherlands
    Mail Address Bank: ABNAmro, Postbus 90, 1000 AB Amsterdam Netherlands 

    Phone app

    Why Donate.

    TNI can also receive donations via an app on your phone.
    We have an account with Whydonate available for Android or IOS.
    Download the app and search for Transnational Institute.
    The app is in Dutch

    In person

    If you wish to give your donation in person, we can accept cash or card payments our office address is:


    De Wittenstraat 25
    1052 AK Amsterdam

     
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    Urgent action: Support the Human Right to Water

    27 July 2010
    Multi-media

    On Wednesday 28 July, the UN will vote on an historic resolution affirming the human right to water. But a powerful group of countries are trying to undermine the resolution.

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    Israel-Palestine - the Flotilla & Future Prospects

    Richard Falk
    19 July 2010
    Multi-media

    Interview with Richard Falk, UN Rapporteur on Palestine, and Cindy Piester of Pulse TV in Montecito, CA on July 9, 2010. Discuss the attack of Israel on the humanitarian flotilla bound for Gaza at the end of May and future prospects for the Middle East, the U.S., Israel and Palestine.

  14. Events

    19 June 2010
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  15. Social Media

    19 June 2010
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    Facebook

    You can like us on Facebook and share, like or comment on our posts.
    This helps the reach of the content to more people around the world.

    Instagram

    Feel free to follow us and like our posts. Comment where you like.
    Checkout the links or hashtags below the picture to see what you can add to your own.

    Twitter

    You can follow us to see all our Tweets. Help us make important topics start trending. Retweet and like our posts that you agree with or want your friends to see. See what we can do with 280 characters.

    YouTube

    You can follow our channel. Feel free to post the videos on your social media platforms. This will help the videos reach more people.

    Linkedin

    We post job advertisements, events and reports. You can follow and share our content where you like and see when we have job openings.

  16. Legacy

    19 June 2010
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  17. FAQ

    19 June 2010
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    Gifts and Donations FAQs

    What is the Transnational Institute?

    The Transnational Institute (TNI) is an international research and advocacy institute committed to building a just, democratic and sustainable planet. For more than 40 years, TNI has served as a unique nexus between social movements, engaged scholars and policy makers.

    When was the Institute founded?

    The Transnational Institute was founded in 1974 as the international programme of the Washington DC-based Institute for Policy Studies.
    You can find an overview of the history of TNI here: https://www.tni.org/en/page/history

    What are the institute's research areas?

    The programmes we currently focus on are listed here https://www.tni.org/en/programmes

    Does the Institute publicise the names of its donors and contributors?

    TNI never shares or sells the names or contact information of its private donor lists with any other organisations or individuals. The finance section of the annual report has a list of the organisational funders from the year before.

    How can I donate?

    Our donation page provides several options tailored to your capabilities and wishes, such as a one-time donation, recurring donation, or fundraiser (for if you want to crowdfund for us, for instance via Whydonate or FB).

    Via the payment form you can choose to make either a one-off donation or set up a recurring direct debit (Monthly or Yearly) . You can pay by PayPal, iDeal, credit card or Bitcoin.

    We currently use Mollie for processing these payments.

    You can also make payments via the Whydonate app available on Android and Iphone.

    If I have any questions and want to contact a person who can I talk to?

    If you want to check something or just need advice regarding a gift or donation please send an email to our community builder Jess Graham: J.graham@tni.org. If you would like her to phone you, you can state your availability and she will be happy to give you a call.

    Can I make a donation as a gift for someone?

    Yes, if you have given a donation and would like a letter of thanks in another person's name we will happily provide this for you. Email Jess Graham: j.graham@tni.org

    How much of the donation goes to TNI?

    Our payment controller collects the payments safely. They do charge us for each transaction as per below.

     

    Visa MasterCard American Express CartaSi Cartes Bancaires
    European consumer cards
    €0.25 + 1.8%
    Commercial & non-European cards
    €0.25 + 2.8%
    European consumer cards
    €0.25 + 1.8%
    Commercial & non-European cards
    €0.25 + 2.8%
    €0.25 + 2.8% €0.25 + 1.8% €0.25 + 1.8%
    Ideal Bank transfer SEPA direct - debit Paypal Bitcoin
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    Transactions

    
€0.29
    34 SEPA- Countries

    Transactions

    €0.25
    34 SEPA-countries

    Transactions

    €0.25

    Batch Transactions

    €0.25
    Worldwide

    Transactions

    €0.10 + PayPal fees
    Worldwide

    Transactions

    €0.25

    You can pay in USD, GBP, AUD and Euros and the amount will be converted to Euros to be sent to us.

    Is TNI an NGO?

    TNI has special NGO consultative status with UN Ecosoc since 1974, is registered as a non-profit foundation with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce, and has charitable status in The Netherlands, USA and UK. TNI is also recognised as an independent, non-profit research centre in The Netherlands and at European Union level. It is an Associate Member of the International Social Science Council and the European Association of Development Institutes.

    
Where can I see the annual report?

    Our 2017 annual report can be found here: http://annual2017.tni.org/
    As an open and transparent organisation we share all our goals and finances by making our annual report availabile for each year. Audited accounts can be found here: https://www.tni.org/en/page/finances

    How is TNI supported?

    TNI is a non profit organisation which means that it relies completely on external grants and donations. Currently we get grants from funders to continue our work in specific areas. See: https://www.tni.org/en/page/finances.

    How will my donation support TNI?

    Our donors are crucial to our work. Your donation will help TNI continue to stand up for peace, justice and sustainability where it matters most.

    Your gift supports our activists, organisers, writers and office staff to continue making a difference. There are many ways to support us whether it be a donation, by sharing our reports or coming to one of our events.

    Donations from people like you help us continue to exist. The gifts and actions of our supporters give TNI greater financial security. They are also a great way to show support for our past work done and our vision for the future. We are committed to the long-term work of the movements.

    Can I contribute in other ways? What about in-kind donations?

    Perhaps you are more interested or able to donate your time and skills. All help is welcome! Please get in touch with our community builder Jess: j.graham@tni.org

    Is it safe and secure to donate using the donation form?

    Mollie is our payment controller. Their privacy policy can be found here: https://www.mollie.com/en/privacy  It states: “We take security extremely seriously. Through rigorous security checks, safe data storage, employee screenings and compliance with every available regulation, we can ensure the safety, stability and reliability of our payment platform. More details can be found at this link https://www.mollie.com/en/features/security

    TNI’s privacy policy: https://www.tni.org/en/page/privacy-policy

    Can I make a donation offline?

    Yes you can make direct transfers yourself by choosing the correct account number below.
    Direct Transfer
    (please mention 'donation')
    Name: Stichting Transnational Institute
    
Address: De Wittenstraat 25, 1052 AK Amsterdam

    USD EURO GBP
    Account number:
    49.02.01.482

    IBAN number:
    NL66 ABNA 0490 2014 82

    BIC or SWIFT: ABNANL2A

    Account number:
    43.30.38.888

    IBAN number:
    NL18 ABNA 0433 0388 88

    BIC or SWIFT: ABNANL2A

    Account number:
    45.24.89.822

    IBAN number:
    NL66 ABNA 04524898 22

    SWIFT or BIC: ABNANL2A

    Office Address Bank: ABNAmro, Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, 1082 PP Amsterdam Netherlands
    Mail Address Bank: ABNAmro, Postbus 90, 1000 AB Amsterdam Netherlands 

    Can I come and give a donation in person?

    Yes, you can make a card payment in the office. Please get in touch with our community builder Jess ( J.graham@tni.org) We have a card machine with iZettle for card payments and also accept cash gift payments.

    Does TNI have an ANBI status?

    Yes TNI is registered with the tax authorities as a public benefit institution (ANBI). See: https://www.tni.org/en/page/tnis-anbi-status

    Can I donate to TNI with any crypto currency?

    Through our payment controller Mollie we now can accept Bitcoin payments, but not any other cryptocurrency. These are securely transferred to us, just like any other payment method. We do not save the coins as TNI does not have a wallet, instead the payment processor pays the cash value at the time of donation into our account.

    Why is there a 5 euro/pound/USD minimum limit?

    There needs to be a minimumn amount set up in the building of the donation platform. The 5 euro minimum limit is to prevent unlawful card testing on our site.

    What happens with the personal data I enter to make a donation?

    We enforce a strict data protection policy and will never give nor sell any information regarding our donors to third parties. The payment information is used by the processor and is not saved by us. Your name and email address will be used to send an email of thanks to you for the donation.

  18. UN expert Richard Falk talks about Israel's Flotilla Massacre

    Richard Falk
    14 June 2010
    Multi-media

    UN expert and TNI contributor Richard Falk talks live on GritTV about the illegal raid in which nine humanitarian aid workers were murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) in international waters after boarding their ship in the dead of night.

  19. Video: Their Crises, Our Solutions, with Susan George

    Susan George
    04 June 2010
    Multi-media

    Susan George talks live at the annual TNI fellows meeting about her new book Their Crises, Our Solutions, on the banks, the economy and justice. 

  20. Kentucky Fried Education: The Market Assault on Reason

    Tariq Ali
    02 June 2010
    Multi-media

    In April 2010, UK Middlesex University decided to close down Philosophy. Ever since, students and staff, and thousands of their supporters, have been battling to save it.

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