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  1. Happy Birthday TNI

    18 March 2014

    TNI turns 40 in 2014 and has received many birthday wishes from social movements, academics, activists, grassroots community groups, journalists, writers and policy makers. We are proud to have worked alongside them in a struggle for a more just world and deeply touched by their praise for our work.

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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.

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    The Ethics and Efficacy of Political Terrorism

    Achin Vanaik
    18 July 2005
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    Crisis of Legitimacy

    Walden Bello
    02 February 2001
    Article
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    The Unwritten History of the 1998 United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs

    Martin Jelsma
    01 April 2003
    Article

    A myriad of documents and records of meetings published by the UN, reveal a previously unwritten history of events leading to the 1998 UNGASS meeting. These show the extent to which the hardliners have gone to maintain the status quo through rhetoric, denial, manipulation, selective presentation, misrepresentation and suppression of evidence, selective use of experts, threats to funding, and purging "defeatists" from the UN system.

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    Iraq Trip Report

    17 November 2005
    Article
  7. Tunisia's Spark and Egypt's Flame: the Middle East is Rising

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 February 2011
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    The protesters in Tunisia and Egypt are calling for deep elemental changes in their societies.

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    The Roller Coaster of Relevance

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 May 2006
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    At the Edge (11-13 November 1999)

    17 November 2005
    Article
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    Examining relationships between European Union policies and migratory pressures

    Susan George
    24 November 2008
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    Instead of relying on the border police, the EU should assess the effects of its own policies on the poor, migrant-sending countries. Unless the policies that perpetuate the conditions for poverty and injustice are changed, the reasons for migration will remain.
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    Winning the War of Ideas

    Susan George
    01 July 1997
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    The success of neoliberalism is not just a result of economic and political forces, but also because the right has understood the importance of cultural hegemony - something the left has yet to learn.
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    Articles on War on Iraq before 2007

    01 December 2001
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    Covert Action in Chile 1963-1973

    18 December 1975
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    Staff Report of the Select Committee To Study Governmental Operations With Respect to Intelligence Activities, United States Senate, 18 December 1975.

  14. The Double Role of Drug Trafficking in State Terrorism and Militarized Democracy

    Samuel Blixen
    01 April 1997
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    The Mexican army, that historically has maintained a stringent "nationalistic" stance towards the United States, now supports a form of militarization that, disguising itself as a "war on drugs", imposes a "democracy of national security".

  15. Intro: Een verkeerde stap in een foutieve richting

    Tom Blickman
    07 October 1999
    Article

    Op 13 april 1999 sloot Nederland een verdrag met de Verenigde Staten over de vestiging van Amerikaanse militaire steunpunten op Aruba en Curaçao, de zogenaamde "Forward Operating Locations" (FOLs). Onderhandelingen over een verlenging voor een periode van tien jaar zijn nu gaande.

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    At the Edge (11-13 November 1999)

    17 November 2005
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    A St Petersburg Tale

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    10 August 2006
    Article
  18. Arbitrators’ Role in the Recent Investment Arbitration Boom

    Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    27 March 2013
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    In the 2012 report Profiting from Injustice, jointly published by Corporate Europe Observatory and the Transnational Institute, we boldly asserted that law firms, arbitrators and third-party funders have, over the past two decades, helped maintain an investor-biased arbitration system and have fuelled the rise in investor-state disputes.[1]

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    Closing speech to the Valladolid Human Rights Congress

    Susan George
    20 October 2006
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