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    Asia and Finance Capital: From the Japanese bubble to China’s financial time bomb

    • Walden Bello
    18 September 2017
    Paper

    This paper dissects the Japanese bubble economy in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s and the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997-98 and shows how they shaped Asia’s capacity to deal with and respond to the 2008 global financial crisis. It looks at how China emerged seemingly unscathed, but warns that the inroads of speculative financial capital into China and East Asia along with ongoing problems of over-production means that a future financial crisis is highly probable.

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    Chinese investment in Europe in the Age of Brexit and Trump

    • Dorothy Grace Guerrero
    18 September 2017
    Paper

    Chinese investments in Europe have surged in recent years, totaling €35 billion in 2016. This paper examines the nature and scope of Chinese investments, how investments in Europe differ to those made in the Global South, why the Chinese state is interested in investing in the Europe and the implications for social movements committed to social justice.

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    Annual Report 2016

    15 September 2017
    Annual report

    In 2016, we witnessed the disturbing consequences of permanent war, neoliberal policies and globalization that have unleashed forces that are shaking the status quo at its roots.  Yet while we may seem pessimists of the intellect, we make up for it with our optimism of will! We continue to draw hope from the social movements which doubled their commitment to the realization of the vision and values that TNI holds dear.

  4. Human Rights as a Key Issue in the Indonesia-EU Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

    • Rachmi Hertanti
    07 September 2017
    Report

    This paper explores the potential impacts of an Indonesia-EU CEPA on human rights in Indonesia and the state’s duty to protect human rights.

  5. Guatemala Caracol Productions

    Fertile ground for the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure?

    • Zoe Brent, Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Gonzalo Colque, Sérgio Sauer
    05 September 2017
    Paper

    Governments, social movements, corporations, and marginalized people around the world are increasingly involved in struggles and negotiations about the control of land and resources. Questions of who gets what land, how, how much, why and with what implications are being vigorously contested in a variety of spaces.

  6. Infographic: The EU's Security Industrial Complex

    30 August 2017
    Infograph

    What is behind Europe's 'Security Union'? Who is shaping EU security policy? Who is benefiting? What are the key policies and which EU institutions are involved?

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    Market Forces: The development of the EU Security-Industrial Complex

    • Chris Jones
    25 August 2017
    Report

    Despite the economic crisis, EU funding for new security tools and technologies will double in the 2014-20 period compared to the previous 6 years. The biggest winners have been the “homeland security” industry whose influence on European policy continues to grow, constructing an ever more militarised and security-focused Europe.

  8. Convocatoria abierta - Iniciativa Ciudades Transformadoras

    11 August 2017

    El Transnational Institute (TNI), un centro internacionalista de investigación e incidencia política sin ánimo de lucro con sede en Ámsterdam, presenta en 2017 la Iniciativa Ciudades Transformadoras. La iniciativa se inspira en la emergente ola de prácticas políticas transformadoras que tienen lugar a nivel municipal en todo el mundo, lanzando un proceso único que busca reconocer experiencias relevantes lanzando un proceso participativo de concesión de premios, con el objetivo último de que estos ayuden a divulgar las lecciones de estas ciudades y lo que las impulsa.

  9. Introducción a Ciudades Transformadoras

    • Sol Trumbo Vila, Nick Buxton
    11 August 2017

    Ciudades Transformadoras es una oportunidad para que gobiernos locales progresistas, coaliciones municipalistas, movimientos sociales y organizaciones de la sociedad civil difundan y compartan sus experiencias para abordar y encontrar soluciones a la crisis sistémica, económica, social, política y ecológica de nuestro planeta.

  10. Venezuela - Perspectives from the South

    • Santiago Arconada Rodríguez, Karina Arévalo, Javier Biardeau, Atilio A. Borón, Ana Esther Ceceña, Reinaldo Iturriza, Claudio Katz, Edgardo Lander, Miguel Mazzeo, Claudia Korol, Juan Carlos Monedero, Nildo Ouriques, Isabel Rauber, Maristella Svampa, Marco Teruggi, Zuleima Vergel, Raúl Zibechi
    10 August 2017
    Report

    Venezuela is passing through a period of acute political, economic and social turmoil, which has intensified the debate within the regional and global left about the nature, the legacy and the prospects of the Bolivarian process.

     

  11. Consenso fabricado

    Consenso fabricado en el mundo hispano

    01 August 2017
    Infograph

    Las grandes empresas no solo configuran nuestra política o economía, sino que también intentan incidir en la opinión pública en pro de sus intereses. ¿Qué grandes empresas desempeñan el papel más importante a la hora de definir qué es conocimiento y qué es noticia? ¿Qué entidades financian? ¿A quiénes representan? Esta infografía de ‘Estado del poder’, adaptada al mundo hispano, pone al descubierto cómo se fabrica el consenso.

  12. The 8th Asian Informal Drug Policy Dialogue

    25 July 2017
    Report
  13. Open Call Transformative Cities Initiative

    25 July 2017

    Transnational Institute (TNI) is launching the Transformative Cities Initiative in 2017. The initiative draws on the emerging wave of transformative political practices taking place at municipal level worldwide, by launching a unique award process that will ensure that the lessons and inspiration of these cities becomes viral.

  14. Venezuela - Lecturas urgentes desde el Sur

    • Santiago Arconada Rodríguez, Karina Arévalo, Javier Biardeau, Atilio A. Borón, Ana Esther Ceceña, Reinaldo Iturriza, Claudio Katz, Claudia Korol, Edgardo Lander, Miguel Mazzeo, Juan Carlos Monedero, Nildo Ouriques, Isabel Rauber, Maristella Svampa, Marco Teruggi, Zuleima Vergel, Raúl Zibechi
    12 July 2017
    Report

    Venezuela está atravesando una etapa de gran tensión, que está intensificando el debate en torno a la situación que se vive en el país. ¿Qué factores de carácter estructural o histórico han condicionado el origen y la evolución de la situación actual? ¿Y qué propuestas concretas se están planteando para la superación de la crisis desde perspectivas emancipatorias?

  15. Transformative Cities Introduction

    • Sol Trumbo Vila, Nick Buxton
    11 July 2017

    Transformative Cities is an opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularize and share their experiences of tackling and finding solutions to our planet’s systemic economic, social, political and ecological crisis.

  16. La negociación sobre Reglas para la Facilitación Multilateral de las Inversiones

    • Luciana Ghiotto
    05 July 2017
    Policy issue

    China, Brasil, el G20 y la OMC. Todos están avanzando propuestas sobre reglas para la facilitación multilateral de inversiones. Entre la facilitación y la protección de las inversiones hay una corta distancia. En lugar de abrir la discusión sobre qué inversiones y para qué, la agenda de facilitación restringiría as capacidades de los gobiernos de regular la inversión extranjera.

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    Cambio Climático S.A.

    28 June 2017
    Book

    ¿Cuáles son las implicaciones de que instituciones como el Pentágono o corporaciones como Shell reformulen el alcance del cambio climático desde los ámbitos de justicia social y ambiental a los de seguridad? ¿Qué es lo que se va a asegurar, para quién, por parte de quién y a qué coste?

  18. 12 Rethinking Shrinking Space Must-Reads

    27 June 2017
    Report

    Here are 12 essential reports that shed light on the issue of 'shrinking space' curated by Frank Barat. Sources range from UN rapporteurs and the European Parliament to civil society organisations like the Women Peacemakers Program.

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