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    Default in Europe

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 December 2009
    Article

    The Euro zone crisis cannot be staved off. A building with the bad foundation cannot be durable.

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    A flu for all seasons

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    17 November 2009
    Article

    Swine flu is quite handy to politicians, who can use it to postpone elections, or justify a state of emergency, if needed.

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    Reclaim the State: Experiments in Popular Democracy (Seagull, 2009)

    • Hilary Wainwright
    27 October 2009
    Book

    Reclaim the State sets out on a journey from Brazil to Britain to discover how people are creating new, stronger forms of democracy. The book shows that the foundations for new political directions for deepening democracy already exist, and provides imaginative and practical tools for building on them.

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    Red FAL - Foro de Autoridades Locales para la Inclusión Social y la Democracia Participativa

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    La Red FAL es un espacio de encuentro, debate y articulaciones con el Foro Social Mundial desde el que las autoridades locales participan en el movimiento de contestación de las lógicas neoliberales y promueven una agenda basada en la paz, la inclusión social, la democracia participativa, las metrópolis solidarias, la defensa y promoción de los servicios públicos, el derecho a la ciudad y al...

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    Rede de Soberania Popular

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    La Red de Soberanía Popular surgió en la ciudad brasileña de Porto Alegre en 2005 para abogar por un presupuesto participativo eficaz y significativo, que equivaldría a: (a) participación directa y abierta a todo el mundo y revocabilidad de los mandatos de delegados y miembros del consejo, con poder de deliberación vinculante; (b) autorregulación basada en criterios públicos de justicia social ...

  6. Networked Politics

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    Política en Red (Networked Politics) es una aportación a los debates y experimentos prácticos de nuevas formas de organización política. Su objetivo es ayudar a activistas, colectivos, entidades, partidos y sindicatos a desarrollar un mejor entendimiento de las innovaciones de las que forman parte....

  7. Observatorio Internacional de la Democracia Participativa (OIDP)

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    El Observatorio Internacional de la Democracia Participativa (OIDP) es un espacio abierto a todas las ciudades del mundo, entidades, organizaciones y centros de investigación que quieran conocer, intercambiar y aplicar experiencias sobre democracia participativa en el ámbito local para profundizar la democracia en el gobierno de las ciudades. La red nace en 2001 en el marco de los Proyectos de...

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    Water: a common good, public management, and alternatives

    09 October 2009
    Multi-media

    Water justice activists gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia in August 2008 to envision just and sustainable models of water stewardship and to build alliances that will bring these visions to fruition. A compelling visual insight into a dynamic international movement building practical alternatives to privatization.

  9. Water Remunicipalisation Tracker

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    Herramienta de seguimiento de las ciudades, las regiones y los países que han abandonado la privatización de los servicios de agua y han optado por asumir la responsabilidad de garantizar un modelo público para sus ciudadanos y ciudadanas.

  10. Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)

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    Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) es un grupo que se dedica a la investigación y a la organización de campañas sobre las amenazas a la democracia, la igualdad, la justicia social y el medio ambiente que supone el poder económico y político de las grandes empresas y sus grupos de cabildeo.

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    Fellows meeting 2006

    19 June 2006 - Event
  12. About the Water Justice project

    23 September 2009

    TNI's Water Justice project supports public, effective, participatory public water services that are socially just and ecologically sustainable. TNI’s water work forms part of its work on Public Sector Solutions and is embedded in the Reclaiming Public Water (RPW) network made up of public water utilities, trade unions, academics and citizens from 58 countries.

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    William Gumede

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    William Gumede is Associate Professor & Convener, Political Economy, Graduate School of Public and Development Management (P&DM), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Senior Associate & Program Director, Africa Asia Centre, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London....

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    The great capitulation

    Praful Bidwai
    07 September 2009
    Article
    Indians and Pakistanis have to develop a common, rational understanding of the partition story that is free of nationalist prejudice -- although Jaswant Singh makes little contribution to this.
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    Why Obama will read the riot act to Arroyo

    06 August 2009
    Article

    Reading Arroyo the riot act would not be a gesture of benevolence on the part of Washington. It is one that would serve the US’s current interests as Obama discerns them.

  16. Marcos Arruda

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    Arruda is an economist and veteran popular educator, who has worked closely with Brazilian labour, co-operatives and solidarity economy movements for many years. Arruda has served as an advisor to local governments and as visiting professor in universities in Brazil and abroad. He is a facilitator for the Gaia Education Program and is active in the Ecovillage and the Transition Towns movements....

  17. Joel Rocamora

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    Associate

    Former Co-Director of TNI, Joel Rocamora has been working for several decades on issues of democracy, governance, and social movements within the Philippines....

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    Democracy-promotion: doctrine vs dialogue

    Mariano Aguirre
    16 July 2009
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    George W Bush made democracy-support a central theme of his presidency. Barack Obama, by contrast, has downplayed it. Yet the latter's approach may achieve more effective results.
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    Burma: Neither War Nor Peace

    05 July 2009
    Report

    Whilst a twenty year ceasefire still holds, there is unlikely to be peace and democracy in Burma without a political settlement that addresses ethnic minority needs and goals.

  20. Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)

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    CEO is a research and campaign group targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of corporations and their lobby groups. Vistit: http://www.corporateeurope.org/

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