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  1. Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, Paris 2018

    04 January 2018 - Event

    The aim of the PPT is to identify and judge the chain of responsibility for human rights violations throughout the entire migration trajectory “from below”, based on the experience of the most involved and directly affected people, migrant and refugee organizations, and solidarity and human rights organizations. The inaugural session took place in Barcelona on July 6 and 7, 2017.

  2. Defying Dystopia: Building the climate future we need

    Nick Buxton
    09 January 2018
    Article

    To counter the injustice of climate change, we must oppose the disempowering visions of the future laid out for us by military planners and Malthusians alike.

  3. Yes, legalizing marijuana breaks treaties. We can deal with that.

    John Walsh, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, David Bewley-Taylor
    10 January 2018
    Opinion

    Buzzing in the background of Canada’s debate on cannabis legalization is the issue of the three UN drug control treaties, and what to do with them.

  4. Caos climático, crisis humanitarias y nuevos militarismos

    Juan Tortosa
    10 January 2018
    Article

    Si seguimos el paradigma militar-corporativo para afrontar el cambio climático, podemos construir muros más altos, fronteras más militarizadas, sociedades más vigiladas; pero, ¿acaso será un mundo en el que queramos vivir?

  5. Chaos climatique, crises humanitaires et nouveaux militarismes

    Juan Tortosa
    10 January 2018
    Article

    En suivant le paradigme militaro-­corporatif, nous pouvons construire des murs plus hauts, des frontières plus militarisées, des sociétés plus surveillées, mais voulons-nous vraiment vivre dans un tel monde ?

  6. ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးေရးရာ မူ၀ါဒ

    10 January 2018
    Topic

    TNI သည္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ ဘိန္းစိုက္ပ်ိဳးထုတ္လုပ္မႈႏွင့္ ႏိုင္ငံတြင္းရွိ မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးေရးရာ မူ၀ါဒမ်ားႏွင့္ အျပန္အလွန္ဆက္စပ္မႈကို တစ္စိုက္မတ္မတ္ အာရံုစိုက္ေစာင့္ၾကည့္ေလ့လာခဲ့သည္။ TNI သည္ ပဋိ ပကၡႏွင့္ ဆင္းရဲႏြမ္းပါးမႈဒဏ္သင့္ နယ္ေျမေဒသမ်ားရွိ မိမိတို႔၏ လူမႈစီးပြားေရးဆိုင္ရာ အက်ိဳးရလဒ္မ်ား အတြက္ ဘိန္းစိုက္ပ်ိဳးမႈအေပၚ မွီခိုရွင္သန္ေနၾကရသည့္ လူထုလူတန္းစားမ်ား၏ ဘိန္းစိုက္ခင္းမ်ားကို အတင္းအဓမၼ လိုက္လံဖ်က္ဆီးမႈအပါအ၀င္ ဖိႏွိပ္ခ်ဳပ္ျခယ္မႈျပင္းထန္သည့္ ထုတ္လုပ္ျဖန္႔ျဖဴးမႈေလွ်ာ့ခ် ေရးမူ၀ါဒမ်ားကို ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ဘိန္းစိုက္ေတာင္သူမ်ားညီလာခံ(MOFF)ကဲ့သို႔ေသာ အရပ္ဖက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အ စည္းမ်ားႏွင့္အတူ ေလ့လာဆန္းစစ္၍ အစားထိုးႏိုင္မည့္ အျခားေရြးခ်ယ္စရာနည္းလမ္းမ်ားကို အဆိုျပဳ တင္ျပလ်က္ရွိပါသည္။ TNI သည္ မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးသံုးစြဲသူမ်ား၏ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးႏွင့္ အႏၱရာယ္ေလွ်ာ့ခ် ေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားကို အားေပးျမွင့္တင္ျခင္းျဖင့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္း မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးဥပေဒ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲ ေရးလုပ္ငန္းမ်ား အရွိန္ရလာေစရန္အတြက္ ျမန္မာမူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးေရးရာမူ၀ါဒ ေျပာင္းလဲေရး စည္းရံုးအ ေရးဆိုမႈအဖြဲ႔(DPAG) အပါအ၀င္ ျပည္တြင္းအဖြဲ႔အစည္းေပါင္းမ်ားစြာႏွင့္ ထဲထဲ၀င္၀င္ လက္တြဲေဆာင္ ရြက္လ်က္ရွိသည္။

  7. ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ တိုင္းရင္းသားပဋိပက

    10 January 2018
    Topic

    ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသည္ ကမာၻေပၚရွိ တိုင္းရင္းသားမ်ိဳးႏြယ္စု ကြဲျပားစံုလင္မႈအရွိဆံုး ႏိုင္ငံမ်ား၌ တစ္ခုအပါအ ၀င္ျဖစ္သည္။ ႏိုင္ငံလူဦးေရ၏ ၄၀% နီးပါးရွိသည့္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလူနည္းစုမ်ား၏ အေျခခံအခြင့္အေရး မ်ားသည္ ဆယ္စုႏွစ္ေပါင္းမ်ားစြာ ၾကာျမင့္လာခဲ့သည့္ ျပည္တြင္းစစ္ႏွင့္ တိုင္းရင္းသား မ်ိဳးႏြယ္စုအမ်ား အျပား အသက္ရွင္ရပ္တည္ေရးအတြက္ မွီခိုလ်က္ရွိသည့္ နယ္ေျမေဒသမ်ားႏွင့္ အရင္းအျမစ္မ်ား အေပၚ သက္ေရာက္လ်က္ရွိသည့္ စီးပြားေရးဆိုင္ရာ အက်ိဳးစီးပြားခ်င္းအားၿပိဳင္မႈမ်ားေၾကာင့္ ႏွစ္ရွည္လ မ်ားျငင္းပယ္ခံခဲ့ရၿပီး တျဖည္းျဖည္းေဘးေရာက္လာေနသည္။ ဤနယ္ပယ္က႑ႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္၍ TNI သည္ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး၊ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရးႏွင့္ မူ၀ါဒခ်မွတ္ေရး လုပ္ငန္းစဥ္မ်ားႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္သည့္ တိုင္း ရင္းသားအေျချပဳ အရပ္ဖက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သက္ရွိအခန္းက႑ကို အားေပးျမွင့္တင္သည့္ လုပ္ ငန္းမ်ားကို ဗဟိုျပဳ၍ အေလးေပးေဆာင္ရြက္လ်က္ရွိသည္။

  8. ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ ေျမအသံုးခ်မူ၀ါဒ

    10 January 2018
    Topic

    ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရွိ ေက်းလက္ေနလူထုလူတန္းစားမ်ား၏ လူမႈေရး၊ စီးပြားေရးႏွင့္ ယဥ္ေက်းမႈ ကံၾကမၼာမ်ား သည္ ၎တို႔၏ ေျမႏွင့္ သယံဇာတအရင္းအျမစ္မ်ားႏွင့္ နက္နက္ရိႈင္းရိႈင္း ဆက္ႏြယ္ပတ္သက္လ်က္ရွိ သည္။ သို႔ေသာ္လည္း တြင္းထြက္သယံဇာတတူးေဖာ္ေရးႏွင့္ ဧရာမအေျခခံအေဆာက္အအံု စီမံကိန္း မ်ားအေပၚ အၿမဲတမ္းစိတ္၀င္စားမႈ ႀကီးမားလြန္းလွသည့္ စီးပြားေရးဆိုင္ရာ အက်ိဳးစီးပြားမ်ားက ႏိုင္ငံ တြင္း ေဒသေတာ္ေတာ္မ်ားမ်ား၌ လက္နက္ကိုင္ပဋိပကၡ၏ ျခိမ္းေျခာက္မႈဒဏ္ခံေနရသည့္ ရြာသူရြာသား မ်ားကို ထပ္မံေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာရေစသည့္ ရလဒ္မ်ိဳးကို ထြက္ေပၚလာေစသည့္ ဥပမာ ေျမယာသိမ္းဆည္းမႈ ကဲ့သို႔ေသာ စီမံခ်က္မ်ား ခ်မွတ္က်င့္သံုးမႈဆီသို႔ ဦးတည္သြားေစလ်က္ရွိသည္။ သို႔ျဖစ္၍ TNI အေနျဖင့္ ေက်းလက္ေနလူထုလူတန္းစားမ်ား၏ ေျမ၊ ေရ၊ သစ္ေတာႏွင့္ သားငါးရယူအသံုးခ်ပိုင္ခြင့္ အခြင့္အေရး ကို ဦးစားေပးသည့္ မူ၀ါဒမ်ားကို အားေပးအားေျမွာက္ျပဳသည့္ ျပည္တြင္းလႈပ္ရွားမႈမ်ားႏွင့္ လက္တြဲ၍ ထဲထဲ၀င္၀င္ လုပ္ကိုင္ေဆာင္ရြက္လ်က္ရွိသည္။

  9. Muere Peter Sutherland, padre de las puertas giratorias

    Tom Kucharz
    11 January 2018
    Article

    El ejecutivo y excomisario irlandés fue una figura clave en los acuerdos por la liberalización del comercio mundial y artífice del cabildeo de alto nivel entre las multinacionales y los organismos supranacionales.

  10. Sí, la legalización del cannabis rompe los tratados. Podemos lidiar con eso.

    John Walsh, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, David Bewley-Taylor
    11 January 2018
    Opinion
  11. 50 Jaar ISDS

    • Roeline Knottnerus, Roos van Os, Bart-Jaap Verbeek, Fiona Dragstra, Freek Bersch
    13 January 2018
    Report

    In dit onderzoek analyseren wij vijftig jaar ISDS, de ontwikkeling van investeringsbescherming in een globaliserende wereld en de rol van Nederland hierin. We hebben feiten en cijfers uitgezocht en opgezocht, analyses gemaakt en conclusies getrokken.

  12. Nonhle Mbuthuma

    Land is the only thing we have - for us and for future generations

    17 January 2018

    Nonhle Mbuthuma talks about the resilience of her people in Pondoland, fighting for their land and livelihoods against corporate mining interests.

  13. Medha Patkar

    We need massroots, not grassroots movements

    17 January 2018

    Medha Patkar of the National Peoples' Alliance shares her thoughts on how to build powerful movements based on three decades of campaigning in India against mega-dams and other forms of unsustainable and exploitative development.

  14. Drawing strength from our ancestors

    17 January 2018

    Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres talks about how her mother's example and a belief that ancestors continue to accompany our struggles helps her and the indigenous movement in Honduras to continue to mobilise against injustice, state violence and corporate abuses.

  15. State of Power 2018

    17 January 2018
    Report

    Popular movements everywhere are on the rise at the same time as we face ever-greater corporate impunity and increasing state violence. In TNI's seventh flagship State of Power report, we examine today's social movements, their potential to build counter-power, and how we can best resist injustice as well as lay grounds for long-term transformation.

  16. Fighting for public health

    • Desirée Enlund
    19 January 2018
    Paper

    The rural communities in the Västernorrland county of Northern Sweden are not used to being in the national spotlight, but in 2017 their struggle to stop cutbacks in maternity and emergency care made national news. What are the lessons for all those involved in building counter-power in rural areas of the Global North?

  17. Podcast: Energy Democracy! Building movements to create solutions

    Friends of the Earth Europe
    22 January 2018
    Multi-media

    How can clean and renewable energy remain in people's hands? Listen to energy experts and activists from all over Europe discussing energy efficiency, cooperatives, mobility, remunicipalisation and much more.

  18. Davos discourse drives cultural hegemony

    Mario D’Andreta
    22 January 2018
    Article
  19. Turin: The long march towards water remunicipalisation

    Mariangela Rosolen
    24 January 2018
    Article

    On 9 October 2017, the Turin City Council turned back privatisation and took another step towards the remunicipalisation of its metropolitan water system. And so the city entered the next phase of its long march towards water sovereignty, begun in the aftermath of the Second World War on the ruins of a town half-destroyed by allied bombing and by Nazi/Fascist retaliations against the democratic popular resistance.

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    Combatting Energy Poverty in El Cua, Nicaragua

    M’Lisa Colbert
    24 January 2018
    Article

    Community members banded together in a show of solidarity, committing to collective ownership and equity, transparency, and direct participation in the development and management of their energy infrastructure. This impressive collective commitment has transformed a once-rural village of just over 3,000 residents in the 1980s into a thriving urban metropolis of more than 40,000 residents today.

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