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  1. La crisis de la UE: guía de bolsillo

    29 November 2012
    Primer

    Una útil guía de bolsillo que explica cómo la crisis de Wall Street se vio agravada por las políticas de la UE y cómo ha enriquecido al 1% de la población en detrimento del 99%, y apunta a posibles soluciones que priorizan a las personas y el medio ambiente por encima de los beneficios empresariales.

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    The EU Crisis Pocket Guide

    06 November 2012
    Primer

    A useful pocket guide on how a crisis made in Wall Street was made worse by EU policies, how it has enriched the 1% to the detriment of the 99%, and outlining some possible solutions that prioritise people and the environment above corporate profits.

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    La Red de Empresas Hermanas para América Latina y el Caribe (WOP-LAC): un análisis crítico

    Philipp Terhorst
    14 September 2012
    Article

    La Red de Empresas Hermanas para América Latina y el Caribe (WOP-LAC) forma parte de la Alianza Mundial de Partenariados entre Operadores de (GWOPA) y, por tanto, debería observar los principios y objetivos de la Alianza. Sin embargo, la red WOP-LAC ha sido institucionalmente tomada por poderosos grupos que han promovido tradicionalmente reformas neoliberales en el sector del agua. En consecuencia, la red WOP-LAC está dominada por compañías privadas y por entidades públicas con una orientación comercial.

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    A critique of the Water Operators Partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean (WOP-LAC)

    Philipp Terhorst
    14 September 2012
    Article

    This discussion paper aims to generate much-needed discussions about the experiences with Water Operators Partnerships (WOPs) projects on the ground, in this case in Latin America. The paper highlights a number of serious problems with the WOP-LAC projects, many of which are run by commercially oriented or private water operators.

  5. Curso A Distancia: Alternativas a la Privatizacion

    08 August 2012
    Article

    El Transnational Institute (TNI), en cooperación con el Municipal Services Project (MSP) y el Programa Latinoamericano de Educación a Distancia en Ciencias Sociales (PLED) organiza un curso virtual sobre Alternativas a la Privatización: la provisión de servicios públicos en el Sur Global. El curso comenzará el 8 de octubre y estará compuesto por una serie de ocho sesiones semanales.

  6. Web-based course on Alternatives to Privatisation

    08 August 2012
    Article

    The Transnational Institute (TNI), in cooperation with the Municipal Services Project (MSP) and the Latin American Programme for Distance Education in Social Sciences (PLED) is offering a free web-based course on Alternatives to Privatisation: Non-Commercial Public Services Options in the Global South. The course will begin on 8 October 2012 and will comprise a series of eight weekly sessions.

  7. Curso A Distancia Democracia Participativa

    08 August 2012
    Article

    El Transnational Institute (TNI), en cooperación con el centro de investigación CIDADE de Brasil y el Programa Latinoamericano de Educación a Distancia en Ciencias Sociales (PLED) organiza un curso virtual sobre Democracia Participativa, Gestión Urbana y Capitalismo de Crisis. El curso comenzará el 10 de septiembre y estará compuesto por una serie de doce sesiones semanales.

  8. Los retos de las organizaciones indígenas andinas ante los gobiernos “progresistas”

    • Edgardo Lander
    02 August 2012
    Paper

    La experiencia de los movimientos indígenas de América Latina con los 'gobiernos de cambio' ha sido compleja, ambigua y contradictoria.

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    Crisis and alternatives

    • Achin Vanaik
    02 August 2012
    Paper

    In the long term we have to transcend capitalism as it cannot ensure a decent livelihood for all nor is it compatible with preserving necessary ecological balances. In the short-term we must start out with basic social democratic demands.

  10. Turn despair into hope at the Earth summit

    21 June 2012
    In the media

    More than 100 civil society organisations from every continent now join forces in a new major campaign, Stop Corporate Impunity, to dismantle corporations' power and end their impunity.

  11. Desmantelemos el Poder Corporativo

    19 June 2012
    Article

    ¡Desmantelamos el capital poder corporativo!

    ¡Por el fin de la impunidad de las Empresas Transnacionales!

  12. Dismantle Corporate Power

    15 June 2012
    Article

    Call to International Action for the economic, political, cultural and environmental sovereignty of our peoples.
    End the impunity of transnational corporations Now!

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    Occupy the left or ignore it?

    • Christophe Aguiton, Nicolas Haeringer
    10 May 2012
    Paper

    Why the traditional Left needs to understand, be willing to be challenged, and fully embrace the Occupy and Indignado movements.

  14. Video Documental: Crisis Globales, Soluciones Regionales

    Cecilia Olivet
    01 May 2012
    Multi-media

    Activistas de Asia, África, América Latina y Europa afirman que la integración regional es la única respuesta viable a las crisis económica, climática, alimentaria y energética.

  15. Video Documentary: Global Crises, Regional Solutions

    Cecilia Olivet
    01 May 2012
    Multi-media

    Activists from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe argue that regional integration is the only viable response to the convergence of economic, climate, food and energy crises.

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    Alternatives to Privatisation

    • David A. McDonald, Greg Ruiters
    28 March 2012
    Book

    A book for practitioners, unionists, social movements and analysts who are seeking reliable knowledge on what kinds of public models work and their main strengths and weaknesses.

  17. Citizens’ participation is key for water efficiency

    Satoko Kishimoto
    14 February 2012
    Article

    Active citizens’ participation in water and sanitation initiatives is crucial to ensure sustainable improvements in water services for the poorest. Experiences from Tanzania, Spain, India and Uruguay show how citizen and labour participation can transform public services.

  18. The Davos Class

    Susan George
    24 January 2012
    Article

    The Davos class run our major institutions, know exactly what they want, and are well organized, but they have weaknesses too. For they are wedded to an ideology that isn't working and they have virtually no ideas nor imagination to resolve this.

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    Eric Holt-Giménez: What's wrong with the industrial food system and the challenges facing food justice movements

    Eric Holt-Giménez
    12 January 2012
    Multi-media

    In the industrial or corporate food regime, hunger is a staple commodity. Agrarian and food justice movements have come a long way in building an alternative system, but there are still many challenges.

  20. Olivier de Schutter: What is agroecological farming? And why should it be upscaled?

    Olivier de Schutter
    12 January 2012
    Multi-media

    The food crisis and the environmental crisis are two sides of one coin, so any solution to hunger and food security must also be sustainable and contribute to ecological integrity.