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  1. Criminalisation of environmental harm

    Katerina Gladkova
    23 April 2018

    The joint report produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL in 2016 paints a rather grim picture of the extent of environmental crime worldwide. It identifies it as the fourth largest criminal enterprise globally, right behind drug smuggling, counterfeiting, and human trafficking. Two questions are worth pondering here: to quote George Monbiot, how did we get into this mess and what can we do about it?

  2. Ayahuasca: From the Amazon to the Global Village

    Ayahuasca: From the Amazon to the Global Village

    • Constanza Sánchez, Carlos Bouso
    18 December 2015
    Policy briefing

    Globalisation has facilitated cultural exchange between indigenous traditions and Western practices, which has led to a growing interest in the ritual, religious and therapeutic use of ayahuasca.

  3. The equal and opposite effect

    Praful Bidwai
    21 August 2010

    We have never before witnessed such a huge multi-billion rupee racket as the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Every brick and steel bar that goes into the facilities is lubricated with bribes.

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    Activities before 2006

    30 November 2004 - Event
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    Libby and Posada: 2 sides of a ratty coin

    Saul Landau
    19 July 2007
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    “The U.S. desire to crush Cuba ... failed”

    Saul Landau
    07 June 2007
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    Climate Negotiations

    24 January 2007
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    Climate Negotiations

    19 September 2006
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    29 August 2006
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    Participatory Budgeting in Canada:

    01 February 2006

    In Canada, participatory budgeting is being applied in new ways, generating new strategies for progressive urban politics. This paper explores the initial Canadian experiences with participatory budgeting: Guelph's Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Toronto Community Housing's Tenant Participation System, and Ridgeview School's participatory budget in Vancouver, as well as the City of Toronto's 'Listening to Toronto' budget consultations.

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    World Social Forum 5

    23 December 2005
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    28 November-8 December 2005

    11 December 2005
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    Kyoto fails indigenous peoples on climate justice

    Heidi Bachram
    01 December 2005
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    Climate, Oil and Resistance

    24 November 2005
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    28 November-8 December 2005

    21 November 2005
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    17 November 2005
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    On "Cooling Hot Money"

    17 November 2005