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  1. Report from the second Citizen’s Assembly of Podemos

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    10 April 2017
    Article

    Sol Trumbo Vila says the mandate from the Podemos Assembly is to go forwards in unity and with humility

  2. Poder transformador: La organización política en transición

    • Hilary Wainwright
    28 February 2013
    Paper

    ¿Nos ofrece la experiencia del partido griego Syriza alguna lección sobre cómo estructurar los partidos y el Estado para desafiar la austeridad neoliberal y generar una transformación social duradera?

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    Transformative Power: Political organisation in transition

    • Hilary Wainwright
    16 November 2012
    Paper

    Does the experience of Greek left party Syriza provide lessons on how to structure parties and state in order in challenge neoliberal austerity and provide lasting social transformation?

  4. 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.

  5. President Dilma: Let Brazil set an example for a new ecological economy

    Marcos Arruda
    25 January 2011
    Article

    President Dilma Roussef has the mandate and responsibility to forge a new development path: one based on participatory planning, a social market and environmental sustainability.

  6. 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 ...

  8. 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.

  9. 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...

  10. 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.

  11. Reclaiming Public Water Network

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    Red internacional formada por activistas de la sociedad civil, sindicalistas y académicos, así como por administradores e ingenieros de empresas de agua, que colaboran para fomentar modelos de agua públicos, democráticos y centrados en las personas.

  12. 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.  

  13. 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.

  14. Reclaiming Public Water Network

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    Since 2005, TNI has been instrumental in catalysing and supporting the Reclaiming Public Water network, which has grown to include more than 300 member organisations in 58 countries – 15 joined in 2013. This is an open, multi-sectoral network that enables activists, trade unionists and academics to work together with water utility managers and engineers to promote democratic, public models...

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    Now to complete the democratic revolution

    Hilary Wainwright
    28 May 2009
    Article
    The current anger in Britain over MPs' misuse of public money is more than outrage at the pathetic greed of public representatives. It is a fury over a deep-seated failure of public control of public money, that should now be the basis of a movement to complete the unfinished struggle for popular sovereignty
  16. International Observatory on Participatory Democracy

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    The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD)is a space open to all cities in the world and all associations, organizations and research centres interested in learning about, exchanging impressions and applying experiences of participatory democracy on a local scale with the aim of deepening the roots of democracy in municipal government. The network was created in 2001 within...

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

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    Utopia reborn?

    César Rodríguez-Garavito (Editors), Patrick Barrett, Daniel Chavez
    13 October 2008
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