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  1. Boris Kagarlitsky

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    Boris Kagarlitsky is a well-known international commentator on Russian politics and society. Boris was a deputy to the Moscow City Soviet between 1990-93, during which time he was a member of the executive of the Socialist Party of Russia, co-founder of the Party of Labour, and advisor to the Chairperson of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia.  Previously, he was a student...

  2. Marcos Arruda

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    Arruda is an economist and veteran popular educator, who has worked closely with Brazilian labour, co-operatives and solidarity economy movements for many years. Arruda has served as an advisor to local governments and as visiting professor in universities in Brazil and abroad. He is a facilitator for the Gaia Education Program and is active in the Ecovillage and the Transition Towns movements....

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    Kees Biekart

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    Kees Biekart has co-ordinated TNI projects on and with the Central American peasant movement, and the politics of European NGO aid to civil society organisations in the South....

  4. Joel Rocamora

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    Former Co-Director of TNI, Joel Rocamora has been working for several decades on issues of democracy, governance, and social movements within the Philippines....

  5. Dot Keet

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    Dot Keet is a South African academic and activist involved in many national, African and international networks resisting corporate "free trade" agreements.  She is an active member of the national South African Trade Strategy Group (TSG) and the Southern African Peoples Solidarity Network (SAPSN), the key coordinator of the Southern African Social Forum (SASF); as well as the continent...

  6. Walden Bello

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    Author of more than 14 books, Bello was awarded the Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize) in 2003 for "... outstanding efforts in educating civil society about the effects of corporate globalisation, and how alternatives to it can be implemented." Bello has been described by the Economist as the man “who popularised a new term: deglobalisation.”...

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    Atilio Boron

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    Atilio Boron is Director of the Latin American Programme of Distance Education in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a collaborator of TNI's New Politics project. He is also ex-Secretary General of CLACSO – an academic umbrella body for Latin America.

  8. David Sogge

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    Based in Amsterdam, David works as an independent researcher and writer. As an associate of the Norwegian think-tank NOREF, he currently focuses on public control over transnational flows affecting societies on the global periphery. Professional activities since 1970 provided a basis for books and articles on the politics of foreign aid, and on Africa, particularly Angola and South Africa....

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    Lucia Goldfarb

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    Lucia Goldfarb received an MA in Development Studies with a minor in Environment and Development from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague in 2006. In 2007-2008 she joined TNI as a Next Generation Scholar. Formerly co-coordinator of the CREPE-TNI agrofuels project, Goldfarb regularly consults with TNI's Agrarian Justice team, is a founding member of the Dutch section of the Foodfirst...

  10. Kevin Smith

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    Kevin Smith worked with the environmental justice project at TNI since 2005, although he was more informally involved since it started out as Carbon Trade Watch in 2002. He has a degree in Human Sciences. He used to be the editor of the Green Pepper magazine and in 2003 he helped to establish Escanda, a residential project in Northern Spain that combines sustainable living with political...

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    Michael Shuman

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    Michael Shuman works on community-based solutions rooted in local markets, small business and devolution and is the author of the acclaimed Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age....

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    Oscar Reyes

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    Oscar Reyes (London, 1977) is part of Carbon Trade Watch, a former project of the Transnational Institute. He is environment editor of Red Pepper magazine, and is co-author of Carbon Trading: how it works and why it fails. From 2005-2008, he was TNI Communications Officer and co-editor of Red Pepper magazine.

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    Tamra Gilbertson

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    Tamra Gilbertson is one of the founders of Carbon Trade Watch, a former project of the Transnational Institute (TNI), and co-author of Carbon Trading: How it works and why it fails. She has been active in the project since 2001 and was a founding member of the Durban Group for Climate Justice. She is trained in photography and film-making and was a co-director of The Carbon Connection. She has...

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    Olivier Hoedeman

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    Olivier Hoedeman (Dutch/Danish, MA Political Science), is the research and campaign co-ordinator at Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), a Brussels-based civil society group targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of corporations and their lobby groups. CEO co-organises the water project with TNI.

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    Ross Eventon

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    Saul Landau

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    TNI Senior Fellow and former Director of TNI (1976), Landau was an award-winning filmmaker, journalist and author. Landau wrote on US politics and foreign policy and produced more than forty films on social, political and historical issues, and worldwide human rights. He died from cancer at age 77 on September 9 2013....

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    Frank Slijper

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    Frank Slijper is a policy adviser with Dutch peace organisation PAX and an associate of the Transnational Institute (TNI). Previously he worked as a senior researcher at the Dutch campaign against the arms trade (Campagne tegen Wapenhandel)

  18. Vicki Sentas

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    Dr Vicki Sentas is a lecturer in law at the University of New South Wales, Australia and an associate of the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI). Her research has focused on the effects of counter-terrorism on self-determination movements and migrant diasporas....

  19. Gavin Sullivan

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    Gavin Sullivan is a solicitor (UK), Doctoral Candidate at the University of Amsterdam and Coordinator of the Transnational Listing Project - a global law clinic providing pro bono representation to people targeted by security lists. His research focuses on global counterterrorism, pre-emptive security and the politics of transnational law. He has worked as a human rights lawyer (in both the UK...

  20. Louise Boon-Kuo

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    Dr Louise Boon-Kuo is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of  Sydney. Louise researches practices of criminalisation, counterterrorism, migration and citizenship. Louise’s forthcoming book Mobility, Citizenship and Illegality: the Policing of Undocumented Migrants in Australia (Ashgate, 2015) investigates the experiences and legal regulation of undocumented migrants.

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