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  1. 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.

  2. Insisting on an alternative: meeting the challenge of the cuts

    aleksej
    06 August 2010
    Article

    The logic of "the market" masks a modern form of despotism where the self-interests of financial elites are dressed up as the "public good."

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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 ...

  4. Red VIDA

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    La Red VIDA (Vigilancia Interamericana para la Defensa y Derecho al Agua) trabaja para defender el agua como un bien público y un derecho humano fundamental, y en contra de su privatización.

  5. 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.

  6. Water Remunicipalisation Tracker

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    The remunicipalisation tracker showcases cities, regions and countries that have rolled back privatisation and embarked on securing public water for all that need it.  

  7. Red VIDA

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    La Red VIDA (Vigilancia Interamericana para la Defensa y Derecho al Agua – Inter-American Network for the Defense of the Right to Water) is a network against water privatisation and for public accountable water in the Americas with which TNI works closely.

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    Reclaim Popular Sovereignty Network

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    The Reclaim Popular Sovereignty Network was launched in 2005, to advocate for effective and meaningful participative budgeting, which means: (a) based on direct participation open to everyone and on revocability of the delegates and council members mandates, with binding deliberation power; (b) self-regulation based on public parameters of social justice (political, tributary and distributive);...

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    New Politics News

    05 February 2009
    Article

    News from the New Politics programme (last updated in February 2009).