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    Economic and Social Rights Come of Age

    Peter Weiss
    18 July 2005
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    Articles on War on Iraq before 2007

    01 December 2001
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    The Gaza Wall Comes Tumbling Down

    Phyllis Bennis
    30 January 2008
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    The Gaza wall comes tumbling down

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 February 2008
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    The Global Economic Downturn

    Praful Bidwai
    18 July 2005
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  7. What next for EU Economic Governance?

    20 September 2011
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    The World Social Forum 2003

    Achin Vanaik
    26 February 2003
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    The Betrayal of Social Europe

    Susan George
    21 June 2006
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    Economics as ideology: challenging expert political power

    • Elaine Coburn
    19 January 2016

    Economics often appears boring, but this narrow, mostly male dominated profession decides on matters intimately bound up with questions of power, democracy and vital matters of health, education, social welfare and the environment. Meaningful democracy requires the participation of ordinary people in economic debates, so that they can shape their own lives in solidarity with others.

  12. Human right to water and development cooperation

    Satoko Kishimoto
    31 January 2016

    UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation is preparing a report on development cooperation and the human rights to water and sanitation. The focus of the report will be on the human rights obligations of bilateral and multilateral donors in extending grants and loans, providing technical and programming support and policy advice to developing countries. The report will examine existing policies and their guidance on human rights to explore to what extent existing policies and approaches reflect human rights and how these are implemented in practice. The Special Rapporteur, Leo Heller encouraged civil society organisations to answer the guided questions. The undersigned water justice organisations submitted the following contribution to the Special Rapporteur.

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    How does a Cannabis Social Club work?

    Balázs Mészáros, Lena Oddball (HCLU)
    18 February 2013
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    What was originally a small group of friends, has become a feasible alternative to the cannabis black market in the north of Belgium. Our guest author guides us through Antwerp’s cannabis social club. Belgium legalised the possession and use of small amounts of cannabis for personal use a decade ago. Since that time, smokers can not only carry up to 3 grams in public but can also legally grow one plant per person at home.

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    Debating the stimulus and the rights of the needy

    Tristan ewins
    12 March 2009
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    Closing speech to the Valladolid Human Rights Congress

    Susan George
    20 October 2006
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    Frederick Hayek and the social-engineering state

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 December 1993
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    European Social Forum: debating the challenges for its future

    Hilary Wainwright, Oscar Reyes, Mayo Fuster Morell, Marco Berlinguer
    01 December 2004
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