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  1. Evaluation of Dutch Drug Policy

    • Margriet Van Laar, Marianne van Ooyen-Houben
    31 May 2009

    The main purpose of this evaluation was to determine to what extent the principal goal of Dutch drug policy has been achieved, as stated in the 1995 Policy Document on Drugs (Drugsnota). This asserts the primacy of protecting public health, and thus gives priority to drugs prevention and to the management of the individual and social risks that arise from drug use.

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    Randomized controlled trial of dexamphetamine maintenance for methamphetamine dependence

    • Marie Longo, Wendy Wickes, Matthew Smout, Sonia Harrison, Sharon Cahill, Jason M. White
    31 May 2009
    Paper

    This study tested the impact of a long-acting form of amphetamine as medication to help control dependent use of the closely allied stimulant, methamphetamine. Prescribed usually for the treatment of pathological sleepiness or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, effects of the amphetamine tablets prescribed in the study take several hours longer to emerge than normal amphetamine and last three to six hours longer, giving it a 'smoothing' profile similar to methadone for heroin users; non-rapid onset make it less intensely pleasurable, and longer duration suits it to once-daily administration.

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    Disastri ambientali, sei milioni in fuga

    Gabriela Jacomella
    30 May 2009
    In the media
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    The illusion of stabilization

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    28 May 2009
    Article
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    Antiguas memorias (Primera parte)

    Saul Landau
    28 May 2009
    Article

    En abril de 1951, a Harry Truman le preocupaba que la escalada de las operaciones militares de EEUU en Corea pudiera provocar a las fuerzas armadas soviéticas.

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    Ancient memories (Part I)

    Saul Landau
    28 May 2009
    Article
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    ¿Por qué Cuba se ha vuelto un problema difícil para la izquierda?

    Boaventura de Sousa Santos
    28 May 2009
    Article
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    Why Has Cuba Become a Difficult Problem for the Left?

    Boaventura de Sousa Santos
    28 May 2009
    Article
    Both Cuba and the left have evolved during half a century along different paths, but now is the hour for the left worldwide to give back what it owes Cuba for being what it is.
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    Now to complete the democratic revolution

    Hilary Wainwright
    28 May 2009
    Article
    The current anger in Britain over MPs' misuse of public money is more than outrage at the pathetic greed of public representatives. It is a fury over a deep-seated failure of public control of public money, that should now be the basis of a movement to complete the unfinished struggle for popular sovereignty
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    Carbon Trading: flaw at the heart of Democrats’ climate bill

    Oscar Reyes
    28 May 2009
    Article
    The oil, gas and coal industry lobbyists who have spent almost $45 million on President Obama´s clean energy plan in recent months need not worry: it is so full of holes that US industry could avoid making any reductions at home until at least 2026, rendering talk of a 17 per cent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 largely meaningless.
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    Carbon trading and cash values on forests cannot curb carbon emissions

    Oscar Reyes
    28 May 2009
    Article
    The commitment to carrying on with business as usual at the recent World Business Summit on Climate Change in Copenhagen took an almost surreal form at times.
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    Agrarian change and peasant studies: changes, continuities and challenges

    • Jun Borras
    27 May 2009
    Book
    This special issue of Journal of Peasant Studies, edited by Jun Borras, is a collection of articles in “state of the art” format on key perspectives, frameworks and methodologies in agrarian change and peasant studies.
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    Carbon Trading Workshop

    22 June 2009 - Event
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    Las FARC cumplen 45 años con la peor crisis de su historia

    Fernando Muñoz
    27 May 2009
    In the media
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    Researchers say law and order is key to making peace

    Uwe Hessler
    27 May 2009
    In the media
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    Informe de la Paz 2009: los conflictos no se acaban con más soldados

    Nina Werkhäuser, Mirra Banchón
    27 May 2009
    In the media
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