The bad news streaming through our media in 2017 has been relentless. Behind the headlines, though, social movements are on the rise and scoring impressive victories. Here are 12 struggles that inspire us to act in 2018.
Ha fracasado el intento de 39 miembros de la OMC, incluidos China, Rusia, la Unión Europea, Argentina, Brasil y México, de reintroducir discusiones formales sobre facilitación de inversiones en la XI Conferencia Ministerial de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC).
A push by 39 WTO members, including China, Russia, the EU, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico to reintroduce formal discussions on investment facilitation at the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial conference has failed.
El espectáculo de 60.000 nacionalistas y neonazis marchando por el centro de Varsovia a principios de noviembre de 2017 generó titulares en todo el mundo. ¿Ha ido demasiado lejos la tolerancia y la solidaridad silenciosa del partido gobernante con la extrema derecha?
Coincidiendo con la XI Conferencia Ministerial de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) en Buenos Aires, en la que se dan cita los ministros de Comercio de 164 países, el Transnational Institute ha publicado un informe que analiza las 234 demandas de arbitraje de inversiones conocidas contra países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC).
As Trade Ministers from 164 countries meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina this week for the 11 World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial conference,
the Transnational Institute has published a new report that analyses the 234 known investment arbitration lawsuits against Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) states.
Manila, Philippines - A Revolutionary Government would most likely lead not to authoritarian stability but to a succession of destabilizing military coups. This scenario, more than anything else, is what prevents the President from giving the green light to the RevGov faction.
The Transnational Institute condemns the last minute decision to block dozens of civil society experts and campaigners from next week's World Trade Organisation summit in Argentina. The decision, apparently made by the Argentinian Government for undisclosed reasons, is unprecedented in recent WTO history.
The spectacle of 60,000 nationalists and neo-Nazis marching through central Warsaw earlier this month made headlines around the world. Has Poland's ruling party's (PiS) tolerance and silent solidarity with the far right gone too far?
Between 10 and 25 June 2017, the Transnational Institute organised a Southeast Asian advocacy fellowship programme on drug policy reform, attended by seven participants from Thailand, Cambodia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Myanmar. One of the participants, Viona Wijaya from Indonesia, shares her experiences in this article.
A hundred years after the Russian Revolution of 1917 and almost ten years after the financial crisis, TNI brought together leading activists and researchers in South Africa to talk about alternatives to both soviet-style socialism and Wall Street style financial capitalism. This video produced by the Laura Flanders Show shares the voices and perspectives of those articulating an inspiring new politics.
A treaty on transnational corporations (TNCs) and human rights moved a step closer during the latest meeting of the UN working group on human rights and transnational corporations, despite challenges from the EU and the US.