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    Brazil 2002. The Victory of the Da Silvas

    Daniel Chavez
    31 October 2002
    Article
  2. The resistible rise of corporate power

    Hilary Wainwright
    20 October 2010
    Article

    The massive concentration and growth of corporate power poses a major threat to what remains of public services, highlighting the ever-deepening crisis of democracy, and the urgent need for people to reclaim the state.

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    Democracia Representativa e Democracia Participativa

    Raul Pont, Prefeito de Porto Alegre
    01 November 1999
    Article
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    Managing water through participative processes: the case of Catalonia

    Jordi Pacheco i Canals
    24 September 2008
    Article

    Carlos, who is 13 years od, has left his house to go fishing. Not far away, there is a reservoir where he spends long hours watching the birds nest while he waits to catch a fish or two.

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    Lessons of Porto Alegre

    Hilary Wainwright
    09 July 2007
    Article
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    Constituting change in a divided Bolivia

    21 January 2008
    Article
    Bolivia's proposed new constitution is an innovative and progressive document constructed out of the struggles by social movements in recent years, however securing national consensus will be an uphill struggle. An in-depth analysis of Bolivia's constitutional process.
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    The PT loses Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre

    Daniel Chavez
    02 November 2004
    Article
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    Hope Triumphed Over Fear

    Tom Blickman
    28 October 2002
    Article
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    Tropical Blair or Axis of Hope?

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 December 2006
    Article
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    L'aube d'un nouveau Vénézuela

    Marcos Arruda
    02 August 2007
    Article
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    Key to economic recovery lies in unlocking workers' creativity

    Hilary Wainwright
    05 May 2009
    Article
    The future of our public services will be as central to the next election as the future of the economy. The experience of Newcastle City Council shows that most political party leaders are wrong when they believe the solution lies in further competition and outsourcing.
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    Polis & Demos

    31 October 2006
    Book
    In reviewing and comparing experiments with participatory budgeting and democratisation in Montevideo and Porto Alegre, the book aims to contribute to a more extensive and deeper understandings of left politics and democratic public policies in Latin America and the Global South.
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    The change from below

    Naima Bouteldja
    24 January 2007
    Article
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    Participatory Democracy in 6 Steps

    Tomás Rodríguez Villasante
    24 September 2008
    Article

    Participatory Democracy in 6 Steps.

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    Participation in Italy

    Anna Pizzo
    24 September 2008
    Article

    Anna Pizzo is a director of Carta (a partner in Eurotopia), and has been a councillor for three years in the Lazio region. Inspired by the experience of Porto Alegre, she has been working on ‘the borderline’ between the movements and the political institutions, in order to open up the Lazio regional council to the demands and pressures of the movements.

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    Mexico and its two governments, two different projects for the country

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha, Andrés Peñaloza Méndez
    30 January 2007
    Article
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    Those who do not learn from history

    Edgardo Lander
    01 January 2007
    Article
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    Venezuela's New Model Army

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 April 2006
    Article
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    Participatory democracy at the crossroads

    • Eurotopia No. 5
    24 September 2008
    Paper

    ‘Citizens’ participation’ is a fashionable political concept, but one that increasingly means all things to all people. It is time to reclaim ‘participation’ from those who would use it simply to legitimise existing political institutions. This issue of Eurotopia explores different models of participatory democracy in Europe.

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    Interview with Jeronimo Fernandez Cortes

    Eurotopia Team
    01 September 2008
    Article

    Jeronimo Fernandez Cortes, 43, is a member of the Federación de Asociaciones Gitanas Calí (Federation of Gypsy Calí Associations), an organisation that is a participant in the Albacete Participation Forum. 

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