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    Who are the Davos class?

    15 January 2016
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    This infographic illustrates some dimensions about why we believe the World Economic Forum is fundamentally about increasing corporate profits and rewarding political elites rather than “improving the state of the world.” It is an undemocratic, unaccountable and illegitimate institution that, far from improving the world, has over decades reinforced the global crisis of inequality, poverty, and environmental destruction.
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    COPs

    01 January 2015
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    The UN has held almost annual climate talks since the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change was signed in 1992, however these have failed to deliver the radical and justly-distributed emission cuts that are required largely due to the failure of industrialised nations to accept their historic responsibility, the corporate capture of the talks by fossil-fuel interests, and the false market-based solutions pursued by many nations.

  3. Lyda Fernanda Forero

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    Lyda Fernanda Forero is an economist who carries out analysis and campaigning on trade and investment policies, the architecture of impunity created for transnational corporations, and new trends in financialisation and commodification of nature and life. Lyda is Colombian, she has a BA degree in Economics and has  master studies in History at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, where...

  4. Climate security

    01 January 2015
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    Climate impacts are increasingly being viewed through the lens of security, with the expectation that climate change will result in instability and conflict. In practice, this turns the victims of climate change into 'threats', to be controlled by military force, police repression and policies that entrench corporate control at a cost to human rights and civil liberties. TNI started exploring this work in 2011, developing a book published in November 2015, The Secure and the Dispossessed - How the Military and Corporations are shaping a climate-changed world

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    Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung

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    The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation is a provider of political education, a discussion forum for critical thinking and political alternatives, and a centre for progressive social thinking and research both in Germany and throughout the world.

  6. Friends of the Earth International (FOEI)

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    We are the world's largest grassroots environmental network, uniting 76 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. With over 2 million members and supporters around the world, we campaign on today's most urgent environmental and social issues. We challenge the current model of economic and corporate globalization, and promote solutions that will help to...

  7. Focus on the Global South

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    Focus on the Global South combines policy research, advocacy, activism, and grassroots capacity-building in order to generate critical analysis and encourage debates on national and international policies related to corporate-led globalisation, neo-liberalism and militarisation.

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    Dag Hammarskjold Foundation

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    Dag Hammarskjold Foundation’s work is guided by the search for ‘Another Development’ in support of democracy, human rights and security based on the social and economic transformation of institutions and societies.

  9. Camp for Climate Action

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    Camp for Climate Action organises camps in the UK that combine education, direct action, sustainable living, and constructing a movement to effectively tackle climate change by both resisting climate crimes and developing sustainable solutions.

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    The Cornerhouse

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    The Corner House based in the UK produces research which aims to support democratic and community movements for environmental and social justice.

  11. Sinkswatch

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    The aim of SinksWatch -coordinated by World Rainforest Movement and FERN- is to track and scrutinize carbon sequestration projects related to the Kyoto Protocol, and to highlight their threats to forests and other ecosystems, to forest peoples as well as to the climate.

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    Biofuelwatch

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    Biofuelwatch actively supports the campaign for an EU moratorium on agrofuels from large-scale monocultures. Agroenergy monocultures are linked to accelerated climate change, deforestation, the impoverishment and dispossession of local communities, bio-diversity losses, human rights abuses, water and soil degradation, loss of food sovereignty and food security.

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    Rising Tide North America

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    Rising Tide North America is part of the international Rising Tide grassroots network of groups and individuals who take direct action to confront the roots causes of climate change and promote local, community-based solutions to the climate crisis.

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    Grupo de Reflexión Rural (GRR)

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    GRR is a space for research, debate and advocacy on the effects of global capitalism on societies.

  15. Friends of the Earth Australia

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    Friends of the Earth (FoE) Australia is a federation of independent local groups working for a socially equitable and environmentally sustainable future.

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    Fair, Green and Global

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    The Fair Green and Global (FGG) alliance is an alliance of six civil society organisations. Both ENDS is the lead agency, and other member organisations are: ActionAid, Clean Clothes Campaign, Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands), SOMO and Transnational Institute.

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    Global Justice Ecology Project

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    The mission of Global Justice Ecology Project, based in the US, is to build local, national and international alliances with action to address the common root causes of social injustice, economic domination and environmental destruction.

  18. Ecologistas en Acción

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    Ecologists in Action is a federation of over 300 environmental groups distributed by towns and cities. Forms part of a social ecology, which means that environmental problems are rooted in a model of production and consumption increasingly globalized, which also derive from other social problems, and to be transformed if we want to avoid the ecological crisis....

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    Oil Watch

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    Oilwatch is a resistance network that opposes the activities of oil companies in tropical countries.

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    Indigenous Environmental Network

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    Based in the United States, IEN was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues.

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