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  1. Todas Las Manos

    20 October 2016
    Article

    Todas Las Manos is a five part or "Pentaptych" installation. Each panel functions individually as well as a part of the larger composition. The panels are numbered from right to left. The mural celebrates human rights and global justice and serves in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the deaths of Chilean Ambassador Orlando Letelier (the artists father) and co-worker Ronni Karpen Moffitt who were killed in Washington, DC on September 21, 1976. Forty years after the car bombing that took their lives, the pursuit of justice for Orlando, Ronni and other victims of the Pinochet regimes continues.

  2. How Middle-Class Chileans Contributed to the Overthrow of Salvador Allende

    Walden Bello
    30 September 2016
    Article

    American intervention was one factor leading to the Chilean coup—but unrest on the part of middle-class Chileans was another.

  3. 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.

  4. U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger shaking hands with Pinochet in 1976

    El TNI e IPS aplauden la desclasificación de los documentos del asesinato de Letelier y Moffitt

    Transnational Institute
    03 November 2015
    Press release

    El Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) y el Transnational Institute (TNI) aplauden que el Departamento de Estado estadounidense haya desclasificado los documentos relacionados con el asesinato en 1976 de dos de sus colegas por orden de la dictadura chilena e instan a que se desclasifique la documentación restante.

  5. U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger shaking hands with Pinochet in 1976

    TNI and IPS applaud declassification of Letelier-Moffitt assassination case documents

    Transnational Institute
    08 October 2015
    Press release

    The Institute for Policy Studies and Transnational Institute applaud the U.S. Department of State for finally declassifying documents related to the 1976 assassination of two IPS colleagues by agents of the Chilean dictatorship and call for the remaining ones to be declassified.

  6. Haciendo frente al neoliberalismo en Europa

    Dick Barbor-Might
    03 October 2014
    Article

    El TNI cubre un extenso espectro de temas, pero la tarea específica de Sol ha sido rastrear los impactos devastadores de las políticas neoliberales en Europa y ayudar a coordinar el trabajo de los movimientos sociales con los grupos más vulnerables.

  7. Confronting Neoliberalism in Europe

    Sol Trumbo Vila, Dick Barbor-Might
    16 September 2014
    Article

    TNI covers a wide spectrum but Sol’s particular tasks have been to track the devastating impacts of neoliberal policies in Europe and to help coordinate the efforts of social movements to work with the most vulnerable groups.

  8. Feliz cumpleaños, TNI

    15 July 2014

    El TNI cumple 40 años en 2014 y ha recibido muchas felicitaciones de cumpleaños de movimientos sociales, personas del mundo académico, activistas, grupos de base, periodistas, escritores y escritoras, y responsables de políticas. Estamos orgullosos de haber colaborado con ellos en la lucha por un mundo más justo y profundamente emocionados por sus elogios sobre nuestro trabajo.

  9. Thessaloniki, Greece: Struggling against water privatisation in times of crisis

    Lavinia Steinfort
    03 June 2014
    Article

    Already subjected to the consequences of the European and Greek debt crisis and the resulting austerity measures, privatisation will continue to hit Thessaloniki hard. In a referendum the people voted overwhelmingly against water privatisation. While their struggle continues, they look upon the crisis as an opportunity to intensify the search for democratic alternatives.

  10. Susan George celebrates 40 years of TNI

    24 March 2014
    Article

    To celebrate the official birthday of TNI Susan George reminisced over some of the great people, events and achievements the Institute has seen in these past 40 years.

  11. Happy Birthday TNI

    18 March 2014

    TNI turns 40 in 2014 and has received many birthday wishes from social movements, academics, activists, grassroots community groups, journalists, writers and policy makers. We are proud to have worked alongside them in a struggle for a more just world and deeply touched by their praise for our work.

  12. El Internet socialista de Allende

    Leigh Phillips
    03 December 2013
    Article

    En la década de 1970, Chile experimentó con un sistema de planificación económica descentralizada interrumpido por el golpe de Estado de Pinochet.

  13. TNI mourns loss of filmmaker activist Saul Landau

    11 September 2013
    Article

    TNI and Institute for Policy Studies staff and friends are mourning the loss of Saul Landau, an award-winning filmmaker, author, poet, and fearless human rights activist. Saul was an IPS Fellow and TNI Senior Fellow for many years.

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    Polis y Demos

    07 May 2013
    Paper

    En el capítulo 1 del libro "Democracia Participativa y Presupuestos Participativos: acercamiento y profundización sobre el debate actual", Daniel Chavez se centra en determinar los principales conceptos que enmarcan el desarrollo de prácticas en este campo, así como fundamentar qué es lo que podemos considerar como democracia participativa.

  15. Arbitrators’ Role in the Recent Investment Arbitration Boom

    Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    27 March 2013
    Article

    In the 2012 report Profiting from Injustice, jointly published by Corporate Europe Observatory and the Transnational Institute, we boldly asserted that law firms, arbitrators and third-party funders have, over the past two decades, helped maintain an investor-biased arbitration system and have fuelled the rise in investor-state disputes.[1]

  16. Saul Landau on IPS & the Letelier-Moffitt Assassination

    23 February 2013
    Multi-media

    Saul Landau retraces the history of the Letelier-Moffitt assassination. Operatives of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet detonated a car bomb on Sheridan Circle in the heart of Washington D.C.'s Embassy Row, killing IPS colleagues Orlando Letelier, a former Chilean diplomat, and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, a development associate. 

  17. Cumbre de los Pueblos Chile 2013

    18 January 2013
    Article

    The People’s Summit held in Santiago Chile focused on the themes of Social Justice, International Solidarity and the Defense of the Commons. The Summit was organised in parallel to the EU-Latin America (CELAC) official summit where bi-regional investment dominated the agenda.

  18. Cumbre de los Pueblos Chile 2013

    18 January 2013
    Article

    La Cumbre de los Pueblos realizada en Santiago de Chile se centra en temas relacionados con la Justicia Social, solidaridad internacional y defensa de los Bienes Comunes. La Cumbre fue organizada en paralelo a las Cumbre oficial entre los gobiernos de la UE y la CELAC, donde las condiciones para las Inversiones regionales dominan la agenda.

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