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  1. Harris Gleckman

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    Harris Gleckman is a senior fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Director of Benchmark Environmental Consulting. Gleckman has a PhD in Sociology from Brandeis University. He was a staff member of the UN Centre on Transnational Corporations, head of the NY office of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and an...

  2. Francesco Martone

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    Francesco Martone (May 10, 1961) is the spokesperson of In Difesa Di per I diritti umani e chi li difende. Formerly Greenpeace Italy Board chair, after having worked for various years in Greenpeace International, and member of the Italian Senate with the Greens and then with the European Left for 7 years he enlarged his area of activism into peace, development, globalization, and disarmament....

  3. Sebastián Torres

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    Sebastián is a Uruguayan political economist with over 15 years of experience in public policy, agro-industrial development strategies and prospective studies....

  4. Anthony Barnett

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    Anthony Barnett was one of the early Fellows of TNI, from 1978 to 1983, working on Vietnam and Cambodia. He left TNI after he wrote Iron Britannia about the Malvinas/Falklands conflict and focussed on UK politics and journalism, writing for the New Statesman and the Guardian. He was the first director of Charter 88 from 1988 to 1995. It called for Britain to embrace a European style codified...

  5. Sofia Scasserra

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    Sofia Scasserra is an associate researcher with the Transnational Institute (TNI) and specialises on digital economy, labor and development. She is a researcher at the World Labor Institute at Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero (UNTREF) in Argentina.  She is also advisor to the international trade union movement and in the Argentine Senate.

  6. Agnes Gagyi

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    Agnes Gagyi is a social researcher, focusing on politics and social movements in East Central Europe, from the perspective of the region’s long-term global integration. Presently she works on a research project regarding housing, social movements and urban governance in the region at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She is a member of the housing cooperative initiative MOBA and a member of...

  7. David Fig

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    A TNI Fellow since 2012, David holds a PhD from the London School of Economics. He works as an environmental sociologist and political economist and has been a lifelong critic of the nuclear energy industry. Recent victories in which he participated were the South African court case which made illegal President Zuma¹s nuclear ambitions, and the briefing of the
Vietnamese congressional committee...

  8. Ben Hayes

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    A TNI Fellow since 2011, Ben Hayes is a public policy analyst, specialising in civil liberties and security policy. He earned a PhD in 2008 from the University of Ulster....

  9. Edgardo Lander

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    A TNI Fellow since 2007, Edgardo is a professor of sociology and a committed ecologist and social justice advocate. He is widely recognised as one of Venezuela’s leading left intellectuals....

  10. Hilary Wainwright

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    A TNI Fellow since 1986, Hilary is a sociologist who earned her BPhil from Oxford University. She works as an independent activist-researcher and journalist. She is a founding editor of Red Pepper....

  11. Achin Vanaik

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    A TNI Fellow since 1987, Achin Vanaik is a Retired Professor of International Relations and former Head of Department of Political Science at the University of Delhi, and a life-long activist for nuclear disarmament. He is active member in the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (India), and in the Indian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel working to pressure...

  12. Phyllis Bennis

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    A TNI Fellow since 1998, Phyllis is also a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC where she directs IPS's New Internationalism Project. Her work concerns US foreign policy issues, particularly involving the Middle East and United Nations (UN). In 2001 she helped found the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, and now serves on the national board of Jewish Voice for Peace as...

  13. Jun Borras

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    A TNI Fellow since 2008, Saturnino 'Jun' M Borras Jr. ranks among the top 1% of the world’s most cited researchers in his field, and is a recipient of a European Research Council Advanced Grant (2019-2024) for his research on land politics and five spheres of global social life (food, climate change, labour/migration, citizenship, and geopolitics). Jun has been deeply involved in rural social...