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  1. Asia Europe People's Forum 2010

    28 September 2010
    Article

    The AEPF this year in Brussels brought together citizens for dialogue, solidarity and action, as a platform from which to oppose corporate-dominated, undemocratic and neoliberal responses to ongoing crises.

  2. The Tragedy of The Private, The Potential of The Public

    • Hilary Wainwright
    24 March 2014
    Report

    From South Africa to Brazil, from Italy to the US, in Uruguay, Greece, Norway, the UK and in many other countries, municipal councils are taking services back under public control. Public Service workers and their fellow community members are not only defending public services but are also struggling to make them democratic and responsive to the people's needs and desires.

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    La tragedia de lo privado, el potencial de lo público

    • Hilary Wainwright
    27 August 2014
    Report

    Desde Sudáfrica a Brasil, pasando por Italia, los Estados Unidos, Uruguay, Grecia o Noruega, los consejos municipales están retomando el control de los servicios públicos. Y las comunidades también están luchando por hacerlos más democráticos y receptivos a las necesidades y los deseos de la ciudadanía.

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    Ethnic Peace and Political Participation

    23 August 2012
    Report

    Ceasefires have been agreed; the NLD has elected representatives in the national legislatures; Western sanctions are being lifted; and the World Bank and other international agencies are returning to set up office in the country. Such developments are likely to have a defining impact on ethnic politics, which remains one of the central challenges facing the country today.

  5. Privatising Europe

    • Joseph Zacune
    13 March 2013
    Paper

    This working paper and infographic provide an overview of  a great ‘fire sale’ of public services and national assets across Europe that is providing profits for a few transnational companies but is often fiercely opposed by its citizens.

  6. Privatizando Europa

    • Joseph Zacune
    08 May 2013
    Paper

    Este documento de trabajo e infográfico presentan una panorámica de la ‘liquidación’ de servicios y bienes públicos en toda Europa, un proceso que está generando grandes ganancias para un puñado de transnacionales pero que suele toparse con la resistencia de la ciudadanía.

  7. Desafiando al imperio (ebook)

    • Phyllis Bennis
    24 February 2011
    Book

    En este libro electrónico gratuito, Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.

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    Civil Society in European-Chinese Relations

    21 January 2010
    Book

    In the context of the current state of European-Chinese relations and the limited influence of European NGOs on EU policies, this book discusses the challenges and dilemmas of co-operation between European and Chinese civil society organisations.

  9. We the Peoples of Europe

    • Susan George
    11 April 2008
    Book

    A more neo-liberal, anti-democratic document than the EU Constitution, rejected by the French and the Dutch may be hard to imagine, but the new reform treaty tries hard. Susan George explains what is at stake for all peoples of Europe, what must we reject and how will such a document affect our lives?

  10. Nosotros, los pueblos de Europa

    • Susan George
    06 March 2007
    Book

    ¿Puede Europa incidir en la política internacional desde un modelo democrático y que garantice la resolución de los conflictos desde la negociación y no el ataque?

  11. Asociaciones público-públicas (PUP) para el suministro de agua

    • Satoko Kishimoto, Philipp Terhorst, David Hall, Emanuele Lobina, et. al.
    23 July 2009
    Report

    A pesar de las tendencias proprivatizadoras, cada vez hay más compañías de agua del sector público que se agrupan para ayudar a otras a desarrollar capacidades para convertirse en un servicio público eficaz y responsable. Estas uniones de apoyo se llaman “asociaciones público-públicas”.

  12. Counter-terrorism, ‘policy laundering’ and the FATF

    • Ben Hayes
    01 March 2012
    Report

    A lack of democratic control, oversight and accountability of the FATF has allowed for regulations that circumvent concerns about human rights, proportionality and effectiveness.

  13. Changing the flow

    31 March 2009
    Report

    Twelve brief interviews with water activists from Latin America as well as declarations from a historic gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia, in August, 2008

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    Foreign Military Bases and the Global Campaign to close them

    • Wilbert van der Zeijden
    21 July 2009
    Primer
    There are more than a thousand foreign military bases worldwide which have become the infrastructure for imperial wars and have severe social and environmental impacts locally that have prompted growing resistance.
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    Crisis and alternatives

    • Achin Vanaik
    02 August 2012
    Paper

    In the long term we have to transcend capitalism as it cannot ensure a decent livelihood for all nor is it compatible with preserving necessary ecological balances. In the short-term we must start out with basic social democratic demands.

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    Converging Crises: Reality, Fear and Hope

    • Susan George
    10 May 2010
    Paper

    The term crisis implies a short lived period of uncertainty - suggesting there is something temporary or anomalous about the current state of the global economy. On the contrary, our global economy, from the financial clouds (or bubbles) to the real roots - where men and women work, live and survive - is suffering from systemic flaws based on an ever expanding void between rich and poor.


     

  17. El fin de la democracia liberal

    • Edgardo Lander
    21 June 2013
    Paper

    La época en que la democracia fue compatible con el capitalismo se está agotando y hemos entrado en el tiempo histórico del capitalismo post-democrático, basado en crecientes desigualdades.

  18. ¿Un nuevo periodo histórico?

    • Edgardo Lander
    31 January 2012
    Paper

    Ante la combinación de crisis que amenazan a la democracia y a la vida misma, hoy vivimos extraordinarias movilizaciones en todo el mundo, expresión de la resistencia popular y la lucha por otro mundo posible.

  19. Video: El retorno del agua a manos públicas

    27 July 2013
    Multi-media

    Una animación de video que explica de forma amena cómo ciudades de todo el mundo están acabando con la privatización del agua para recuperar el control público.

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