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  1. Susan George: Trump in Europe

    Susan George, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
    31 January 2018
    Article

    Susan George, president of the Transnational Institute, speaks about Trump and the European reaction to his presidency, one year after his election. The video was recorded at the National Press Club in Washington DC, organised by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and the Institute for Policy Studies.

  2. Susan George

    “Las elecciones francesas son el resultado de 40 años de neoliberalismo”

    Susan George
    07 June 2017
    Article

    Susan George reflexiona sobre las razones del voto récord conseguido por Le Pen, la candidatura de Mélenchon y los desafíos a los que se enfrenta el recién elegido presidente Macron.

  3. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen.

    “France’s election is what happens when you impose neoliberalism for 40 years”

    Susan George
    10 May 2017
    Article

    Susan George reflects on the reasons for Le Pen's record vote, Mélenchon's candidacy, and the challenges facing newly-elected President Macron.

  4. susan george transnational corporations treaty

    Susan George on the Development of a Treaty on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations

    Susan George
    27 October 2016
    Multi-media

    Susan George joined an expert panel on the first day of a meeting of a working group of the UN Human Rights Council, tasked with developing a treaty on transnational corporations and human rights. She spoke with the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power about the history of UN action on transnational corporations, the potential pitfalls of the current treaty negotiations, and the range of tax abuses, wage evasion, and investor protection weapons that transnational corporations can use.

     

  5. Cometer geocidio: cambio climático y captura corporativa

    Susan George
    04 October 2016
    Article

    El geocidio es la acción colectiva de una única especie, de entre millones de otras especies, que está cambiando el planeta Tierra hasta el punto de que puede volverse irreconocible e incapaz de albergar vida. Pero los seres humanos aún tenemos una oportunidad, explica Susan George.

  6. Committing geocide: climate change and corporate capture

    Susan George
    22 September 2016
    Article

    Geocide is the collective action of a single species among millions of other species which is changing planet Earth to the point that it can become unrecognisable and unfit for life. But we still have a chance;  human beings can overcome even threats as terrifying as geocide, says Susan George.

  7. Tribute to Orlando Letelier

    Susan George
    21 September 2016
    Article

    Orlando Letelier was TNI's second director and a former Chilean government minister under Allende. He was murdered 40 years ago on the orders of the dictator Pinochet. Susan George recalls the day she heard of his assassination and pays tribute to the man and his lasting legacy.

  8. El progreso y sus insatisfacciones

    Susan George
    20 January 2016
    Article

    Solo veo el progreso —tecnológico, político, social, moral— como meta de la acción humana y, dado que el progreso no tiene ni voluntad ni dirección propias y depende completamente de lo que hacen o dejan de hacer las personas, no tiene satisfacciones ni insatisfacciones. Como jueces de la dirección que están tomando los asuntos humanos y el mundo, yo, y casi todas las personas que conozco, estamos muy insatisfechas con los efectos acumulativos de los cambios que se han producido en las últimas décadas.

  9. Progress and its discontents

    Susan George
    16 November 2015
    Article

    I can only see progress—technological, political, social, moral, whatever—as a goal of human action and since progress has no will or direction of its own and depends entirely on what people do or don’t do, it’s neither contented or discontented about anything. As judges of the direction human affairs and the world are taking I am, and practically everyone I know is mightily discontented with the cumulative effects of changes brought about over the past several decades.

  10. Shadow Sovereigns: Susan George

    Susan George
    08 October 2015
    Multi-media

    Renowned scholar activist Susan George introduces her new book, Shadow Sovereigns - How Global Corporations are seizing power.

  11. Sólo la ciudadanía puede frenar la grave amenaza del TTIP

    Susan George
    09 September 2015
    Article

    El TTIP es un peligro indiscutible, pero puede ser derrotado por una ciudadanía bien informada y activa.

  12. Pueden hacer lo que se les antoje

    Susan George
    06 August 2015
    Article

    Al preguntarle a Susan George qué han aprendido los bancos del colapso financiero de 2008, su reacción es inmediata: “pueden hacer lo que se les antoje”.

  13. Screenshot of video of Susan George at Tedx Geneva

    Video: Power at stake - Susan George at TEDxGeneva

    Susan George
    31 July 2015
    Multi-media

    Susan George looks back at her four decades of scholarship to explain what led her to write her different books,  how it formed her vision of power and the best ways to challenge the Davos class in order to deliver a more just world.

  14. Shadow Sovereigns

    • Susan George
    16 July 2015
    Book

    Lobbying has long been part of the political landscape. But in recent years links between big business and government have become stronger and more far-reaching than ever.

  15. Getting away with Murder

    Susan George
    21 May 2015
    Article

    When asked what the banks have learned from the 2008 financial meltdown, Susan Georges instant reaction is: ‘That they can get away with murder.’

  16. Los usurpadores

    • Susan George
    13 April 2015
    Book

    Lobistas al servicio de una empresa o de un sector industrial, ejecutivos de empresas trasnacionales, instancias quasi estatales. Son los usurpadores que se introducen en los negocios del mundo a golpe de inversiones y de puertas giratorias, y trabajan para crear un mundo a su imagen.

  17. El estado de las corporaciones: el ascenso del poder ilegítimo y la amenaza a la democracia

    • Susan George
    29 July 2014
    Policy briefing

    La evidencia muestra que la autoridad ilegítima va en aumento y la democracia sucumbe de modo gradual a la ideología neoliberal en que más y más funciones del gobierno son asumidas por agentes ilegítimos, opacos y no elegidos.

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    Traité transatlantique, conférence de Susan George (ATTAC)

    Susan George
    16 January 2014
    Multi-media

    Conférence de Susan George, fondatrice et présidente d’honneur de l’association ATTAC, à propos de l’accord de libre-échange transatlantique, entre les États-Unis et l’Europe, qui doit entrer en vigueur en 2015.

     
  19. Susan George at an interview with Attac

    Video: Tratado transatlántico, la maniobra multinacional

    Susan George
    19 December 2013
    Multi-media

    Susan George explica cómo las multinacionales se están movilizando para imponer el tratado transatlántico con medidas de su interés.

  20. Susan George: How to win the Class War

    • Susan George
    25 November 2013
    Book

    The Transnational Institute is proud to present Susan George's compelling satirical 'guide for corporate leaders': How to win the Class War – The Lugano Report II

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