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    Summary of Drugs & Democracy activities, 2012

    31 August 2013
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    TNI’s Drugs and Democracy programme has been working since 1995 to push for evidence-based reform of drug policy. working simultaneously at national levels and in relation to the global legal framework, TNI starts by looking at the human rights of all actors in the illegal drugs market, and advocates an approach based on harm reduction.

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    Activities 2012 Agrarian Justice

    31 August 2013
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    Activities 2012 Trade & Investment

    31 August 2013
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    For years TNI has focused on ‘investment protection’ regimes that give corporations the right to sue states for actions that hit their profits, even where the measures are taken to defend public interests in poor countries

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    Activities 2012 Corporate Power

    31 August 2013
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    TNI seeks to expose  corporate abuses, while pointing out the structural reasons why they remain able to operate with impunity.

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    Activities 2012 Public Services & Democracy

    31 August 2013
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    Public Services and Democracy in 2012

     
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    Activities 2012 Water Justice

    31 August 2013
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    TNI plays an important role in supporting coalitions resisting water privatisation across the globe.

  7. Democracy in danger: the rise of illegitimate authority

    Susan George
    30 August 2013
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    Transnational corporations have an unbalanced influence on global and domestic politics, and are dangerous to democracy. Ignore them at your own peril.

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    The Syrian Civil War, Chemical Weapons, & the Rush to Regional and Global Disaster

    Tom Reifer
    28 August 2013
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    The US, Saudis and Qatar who seek to take sides in fuelling sectarianism and violence in the Middle East, should remember how a similar discourse of preventative war and promotion of sectarian forces in Europe led to World War I.

     
  9. Syria crisis demands tough diplomacy

    Phyllis Bennis, David Wildman
    27 August 2013
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    The threat of a reckless, dangerous, and illegal US or US-led assault on Syria is looking closer than ever. However any attack will not protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.

  10. Marikana Massacre Anniversary - Time to end Corporate Impunity and State complicity!

    16 August 2013
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    On the one-year anniversary of the massacre of 34 striking workers at the Lonmin plc Marikana mine in South Africa, the members of the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity, of which TNI is part, express their ongoing solidarity with the Lonmin plc mineworkers, their families and the entire Marikana community.

  11. Egyptian revolution turns sour

    Phyllis Bennis
    16 August 2013
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    "Egypt today remains horrifically divided, with today's bloodbath certain to make things worse"