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  1. Discover the dark side of Investment

    27 June 2012
    Article

    Introduction to the international investment regime, including key facts, links to useful resources and ideas for action.

  2. Financialisation: A Primer

    • Frances Thomson, Sahil Dutta
    13 September 2018
    Primer

    A beginner’s guide to financialisation: how it works, how it shapes our lives, the forces that lie behind it, and how we can resist.

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    La gouvernance non démocratique et illégale

    Thierry Brugvin
    10 May 2009
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  5. Victory in Afghanistan

    Ross Eventon
    16 August 2011
    Article

    Debate over the 10-year-plus war in Afghanistan tends to focus on how and when it "can be won," obscuring the fundamental question of whether it was morally acceptable in the first place. Now as the US gets closer to consolidating its imperial presence in the region for decades to come, the high cost to the Afghani people continues to be ignored.

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    Participatory Budgeting in Canada:

    01 February 2006
    Article

    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.

  7. Tribute to Praful Bidwai (1949 - 2015)

    24 June 2015
    Article

    Tributes to the late Praful Bidwai from scholars, activists and friends from around the world. Please send your own tribute to prafultribute@tni.org

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    Drugs in the UN system

    • Martin Jelsma
    01 April 2003

    The "international community" presented an apparent unanimity in its endorsement of prohibitive drug control at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs in 1998. The reality is that there is a longstanding conflict within the UN system between nations wanting to maintain the prohibition regime and those hoping for a more pragmatic approach.

  9. Human rights and drug policy

    • Ernestien Jensema
    18 June 2018
    Primer

    An accessible but comprehensive primer on why TNI believes that human rights must be at the heart of any debate on drug control.

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    Addicted to Capital

    Walden Bello
    01 September 1997
    Article
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    Transformative Power: Political organisation in transition

    • Hilary Wainwright
    16 November 2012
    Paper

    Does the experience of Greek left party Syriza provide lessons on how to structure parties and state in order in challenge neoliberal austerity and provide lasting social transformation?

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    Nature and Environment

    Susan George
    31 January 2006
    Article
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    Mondialisation: défi ou menace?

    Susan George
    09 March 2000
    Article
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    Colloque de la Fundación Marcelino Botín

    Susan George
    01 January 2000
    Article
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    Facing the Crisis

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    01 February 2002
    Article
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    Distorted Histories

    David Barsamian
    01 March 1999
    Article
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    Histories of the Present: Giovanni Arrighi, the Longue Duree of Geohistorical Capitalism, and the Current Crisis

    Tom Reifer
    08 July 2009
    Article
    The range and scope of Giovanni Arrighi’s intellectual work – and in particular his ability to provide analysis rooted in a long-term geohistorical context - is truly an astonishing achievement,while his generosity of spirit towards his intellectual interlocutors had few equals.
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    Predictable Poverty: The Inevitable Legacy of a Neo-Liberal Europe

    Susan George
    08 October 2008
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    The requirements for reducing or eliminating poverty, in Europe and world-wide, are known and the money is there, but the weight of the financial lobby is such that political will at present seems non-existent.
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    Arms are not Tomatoes

    Martin Broek
    01 September 2002
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    Going MAD: ten years of the bomb in South Asia

    Zia Mian
    28 June 2008
    Article

    India and Pakistan have been talking peace since 2003, yet they have continued to expand their nuclear arsenals. This suggests a failure both of imagination and of political will to seriously engage with the nuclear danger.

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