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  1. Village meeting in Magyi

    Investing in Mon State?

    MACDO, Mads Barbesgaard
    04 February 2019
    Article

    How beneficial is the new policy of encouraging investment in Myanmar's Mon state?

  2. Convocatoria de propuestas para ‘Estado del poder 2019’: finanzas y poder

    30 July 2018
    Article

    El Transnational Institute (TNI), desde su sede en los Países Bajos, lanza una nueva convocatoria abierta de propuestas (ensayos, artículos, infografías y proyectos artísticos) con el fin de elaborar su próxima edición del informe ‘Estado del poder’, que se publicará a fines de enero de 2019, coincidiendo con el Foro Económico Mundial en Davos. Para la edición de 2019, buscamos ensayos y colaboraciones artísticas accesibles que aborden la cuestión de las finanzas y el poder.

  3. Call for essays on finance and power for State of Power 2019

    23 July 2018
    Article

    The Transnational Institute (TNI) in the Netherlands is issuing an open call for essays, short papers, infographics and artistic collaborations for its forthcoming State of Power report launched in late January 2019 to coincide with the World Economic Forum in Davos. In 2019, we are particularly looking for accessible, engaging essays and artistic explorations that explore the issue of finance and power.

  4. View of Shanghai Pearl Tower

    From Japanese bubble to Chinese time bomb

    Walden Bello
    16 October 2017
    Article

    Asia’s financial crisis came a decade before the global crisis, but it has had a lasting influence and left a legacy that could sow the seeds for the next global crisis.

  5. The War on Terrorism Financing and Its Consequences for Civil Society

    Ben Hayes
    30 August 2017
    Article

    This summer, Women Peacemakers Program staff interviewed Ben Hayes, a researcher on topics such as security policy, counterterrorism, border control and surveillance, about his current work. Ben Hayes has been one of the first to research and write extensively on how countering terrorism financing (CTF) policies have been affecting the right to freedom of association and financial access for nonprofits, and the role of intergovernmental institutions such as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)[1] in these phenomena. In this interview, he talks about how this topic first came to his attention, current trends in trying to craft solutions for the obstacles faced by nonprofits, as well as his take on what it will take to move forward.

  6. Europe's Faustian Bargain with Big Finance

    Walden Bello
    24 May 2017
    Article

    Europe's social democrats played a central role in unleashing the financial sector that created the European economic crisis that continues to today.

  7. Pueden hacer lo que se les antoje

    Susan George
    06 August 2015
    Article

    Al preguntarle a Susan George qué han aprendido los bancos del colapso financiero de 2008, su reacción es inmediata: “pueden hacer lo que se les antoje”.

  8. Getting away with Murder

    Susan George
    21 May 2015
    Article

    When asked what the banks have learned from the 2008 financial meltdown, Susan Georges instant reaction is: ‘That they can get away with murder.’

  9. A Peoples' vision for a just and inclusive Asia and Europe

    16 October 2014
    Article

    One week before the official Asia-Europe government meeting (ASEM) gathers in Milan, over 400 people from 42 countries in Europe and Asia gathered at the 10th Asia-Europe Peoples forum (AEPF) to present their demands and recommendations.

  10. Five years of crisis: little learning, continuing risks

    Myriam vander Stichele
    27 September 2013
    Article

    Why has there been so little progress or learning from the world's biggest financial crisis? What solutions could really put people back in charge of finance?

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    Video: El Informe Lugano II

    Susan George, Iñaki Gabilondo, Ricardo García Zaldívar
    03 May 2013
    Multi-media

    Resumen de la presentación del libro El Informe Lugano II: Esta vez, vamos a liquidar la democracia, de  Susan George, con Iñaki Gabilondo y Ricardo García Zaldívar (Attac España).

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    Video: What is wrong with Bilateral Investment Treaties?

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    24 August 2012
    Multi-media

    Who benefits from BITS, and who pays the price?

     
  13. La economía verde viene con nombre y apellido: se llama poder corporativo

    Elizabeth Peredo Beltran
    11 July 2012
    Article

    Estamos asistiendo a una profundización demencial del paradigma capitalista y de su ámbito de dominio que ha desplazado sin pena ni pestañeo el concepto de sustentabilidad para usarlo en el campo de las finanzas.

  14. Austerity: A recipe for deeper inequality

    Therese Caherty
    05 June 2012
    Article

    Ireland has endured austerity for four years – and we're worse off than when we started. The Austerity Treaty will drive this to another level.

  15. The debt crisis and the fiscal treaty referendum in Ireland

    Andy Storey
    01 June 2012
    Article

    The fiscal treaty was voted on in a referendum in Ireland on 31st May and was approved by a margin of 60% to 40% (with a turnout of barely 50% of eligible voters). To understand the significance of the treaty and the referendum result, it is necessary to understand the origins of the Irish and European debt crises.

  16. Ireland, vote NO for us on 31 May

    18 May 2012
    Article

    There is no popular support for EU-driven austerity. It’s up to the Irish people to raise their voice and say NO to permanent austerity.

  17. Ireland vote NO for us on 31 May

    15 May 2012
    Article

    Solidarity actions are organised across Europe asking the Irish to vote NO for all Europeans in their referendum on the austerity treaty.

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    Video: Olivier Hoedeman: Going to the heart of the European Crisis

    11 May 2012
    Multi-media

    Only if we tackle corporate power at the heart of the EU, do we have a chance to stop Austerity Europe.

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    Video: Trevor Evans: Why is Europe in crisis?

    Trevor Evans
    10 May 2012
    Multi-media

    The EU focus on fiscal deficit is completely mistaken. They are the result of the crisis, not the cause.

  20. For a different Europe

    10 May 2012
    Article

    There is a need for a strong and coordinated European effort to decisively end the attack on welfare and democracy and to make alternatives a reality.

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