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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.