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  1. Davos discourse drives cultural hegemony

    Mario D’Andreta
    22 January 2018
    Article
  2. Podcast: Energy Democracy! Building movements to create solutions

    Friends of the Earth Europe
    22 January 2018
    Multi-media

    How can clean and renewable energy remain in people's hands? Listen to energy experts and activists from all over Europe discussing energy efficiency, cooperatives, mobility, remunicipalisation and much more.

  3. Fighting for public health

    • Desirée Enlund
    19 January 2018
    Paper

    The rural communities in the Västernorrland county of Northern Sweden are not used to being in the national spotlight, but in 2017 their struggle to stop cutbacks in maternity and emergency care made national news. What are the lessons for all those involved in building counter-power in rural areas of the Global North?

  4. The Transnational Institute (TNI) is looking for a WRITER (80%) to join our communications team

    18 January 2018

    Help activists, scholars and policy makers learn about our work. Tell the TNI story. Bring our research to life for new audiences and donors.
    We are seeking a dedicated writer to join our team in Amsterdam. A post graduate education will help you navigate TNI's scholarly environment but if you can write and learn quickly we really hope you will apply anyway.

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    State of Power 2018

    17 January 2018
    Report

    Popular movements everywhere are on the rise at the same time as we face ever-greater corporate impunity and increasing state violence. In TNI's seventh flagship State of Power report, we examine today's social movements, their potential to build counter-power, what is needed for it to work and how it can be best harnessed not just for resistance but also long-term transformation.

  6. Drawing strength from our ancestors

    17 January 2018

    Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres talks about how her mother's example and a belief that ancestors continue to accompany our struggles helps her and the indigenous movement in Honduras to continue to mobilise against injustice, state violence and corporate abuses.

  7. Medha Patkar

    We need massroots, not grassroots movements

    17 January 2018

    Medha Patkar of the National Peoples' Alliance shares her thoughts on how to build powerful movements based on three decades of campaigning in India against mega-dams and other forms of unsustainable and exploitative development.

  8. Land is the only thing we have - for us and for future generations

    17 January 2018

    Nonhle Mbuthuma talks about the resilience of her people in Pondoland, fighting for their land and livelihoods against corporate mining interests.

  9. 50 Jaar ISDS

    • Roeline Knottnerus, Roos van Os, Bart-Jaap Verbeek, Fiona Dragstra, Freek Bersch
    13 January 2018
    Report

    In dit onderzoek analyseren wij vijftig jaar ISDS, de ontwikkeling van investeringsbescherming in een globaliserende wereld en de rol van Nederland hierin. We hebben feiten en cijfers uitgezocht en opgezocht, analyses gemaakt en conclusies getrokken.

  10. Sí, la legalización del cannabis rompe los tratados. Podemos lidiar con eso.

    John Walsh, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, Dave Bewley-Taylor
    11 January 2018
    Opinion
  11. Chaos climatique, crises humanitaires et nouveaux militarismes

    Juan Tortosa
    10 January 2018
    Article

    En suivant le paradigme militaro-­corporatif, nous pouvons construire des murs plus hauts, des frontières plus militarisées, des sociétés plus surveillées, mais voulons-nous vraiment vivre dans un tel monde ?

  12. Caos climático, crisis humanitarias y nuevos militarismos

    Juan Tortosa
    10 January 2018
    Article

    Si seguimos el paradigma militar-corporativo para afrontar el cambio climático, podemos construir muros más altos, fronteras más militarizadas, sociedades más vigiladas; pero, ¿acaso será un mundo en el que queramos vivir?

  13. Yes, legalizing marijuana breaks treaties. We can deal with that.

    John Walsh, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, Dave Bewley-Taylor
    10 January 2018
    Opinion

    Buzzing in the background of Canada’s debate on cannabis legalization is the issue of the three UN drug control treaties, and what to do with them.

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    Defying Dystopia: Building the climate future we need

    Nick Buxton
    09 January 2018
    Article

    To counter the injustice of climate change, we must oppose the disempowering visions of the future laid out for us by military planners and Malthusians alike.

  15. Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, Paris 2018

    04 January 2018 - Event

    The aim of the PPT is to identify and judge the chain of responsibility for human rights violations throughout the entire migration trajectory “from below”, based on the experience of the most involved and directly affected people, migrant and refugee organizations, and solidarity and human rights organizations. The inaugural session took place in Barcelona on July 6 and 7, 2017.

  16. Remembering Marc Raskin (1934-2017): A Progressive Leader Whose Legacy Outlives His Death

    Phyllis Bennis
    30 December 2017
    Article

    "We'll keep working in your name—challenging the new threats, stopping the next wars, transforming the new world, finding the new leaders."

  17. Resumen de prensa 2017

    27 December 2017
    In the media

    El TNI en la prensa en 2017:

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