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  1. Sons and Daughters of the Earth

    • Food First, Alberto Alonso-Fradejas
    16 April 2013
    Policy briefing

    In the face of violent dispossession and incorporation into an exploitative labor regime, indigenous peasant families in northern Guatemala are struggling to access land and defend their resources as the basis of their collective identity.

  2. Guns, debt and corruption

    • Frank Slijper
    14 April 2013
    Report

    High levels of military spending played a key role in the unfolding economic crisis in Europe and continues to undermine efforts to resolve it.

  3. Myth Busting: EU's Emissions Trading System

    11 April 2013

    Since the adoption of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), emissions have risen and the price of consumer energy went up along with the profits of many industrial actors.

  4. De wankelende ‘Weense consensus’ over drugsbeleid

    • Martin Jelsma
    10 April 2013
    Policy briefing

    Nederland is met zijn drugsbeleid in de achterhoede terecht gekomen. Zo zijn Uruguay en de Amerikaanse staten Washington en Colorado, met hun besluit de cannabismarkt van teelt tot gebruik te legaliseren, Nederland voorbijgestreefd.

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    World history and its future possibilities

    • Achin Vanaik
    08 April 2013
    Paper

    Response to keynote presentation "Historizing the Making of Modern International Relations: Evaluating The Global Transformation" by Barry Buzan and George Lawson

  6. Latin America Drug Policy Dialogue 2013 Maldonado (Uruguay)

    04 April 2013
    Report

    The ninth Latin America informal drug policy dialogue was devoted to "dilemmas in regulation of the cannabis market."

  7. Remunicipalización

    • Olivier Hoedeman, Satoko Kishimoto, Martin Pigeon
    28 March 2013
    Book

    Tras décadas de privatización fallida, ciudades como París están volviendo a asumir el control público del agua. He aquí una lectura obligada para políticos y activistas que buscan vías concretas para democratizar los servicios de agua.

  8. Stub

    • Sylvia Kay
    27 March 2013
    Policy briefing

    Las tan cacareadas ‘inversiones en tierras’ entrañan acaparamientos en gran escala. ¿Qué alternativas positivas de inversión deberían apoyar las políticas públicas para fortalecer el derecho a la alimentación, revalorizar el trabajo agrícola y promover el capital ecológico?

  9. The EU trade and Investment Agenda: quashing the aspirations of the Arab Spring?

    • Roeline Knottnerus
    26 March 2013
    Paper

    The EU's launch of negotiations for Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTAs) with four Arab countries in transition – Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia - looks set to entrench an economic model that was one of the root causes of the Arab Spring.

  10. The Great European Fire Sale

    19 March 2013
    Infograph
  11. Remunicipalisation

    • Olivier Hoedeman, Satoko Kishimoto, Martin Pigeon
    15 March 2013
    Book

    After decades of failed water privatisation, cities like Paris are starting to bring water back into public hands. Download this free 'must-read' book for policy makers and activists looking to democratise water services.

  12. Privatising Europe

    • Joseph Zacune
    13 March 2013
    Paper

    This working paper and infographic provide an overview of  a great ‘fire sale’ of public services and national assets across Europe that is providing profits for a few transnational companies but is often fiercely opposed by its citizens.

  13. Cuando la injusticia es negocio

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    13 March 2013
    Report

    Un pequeño grupo de estudios jurídicos, árbitros y especuladores financieros internacionales está alimentando un auge del arbitraje de inversiones que cuesta a los ciudadanos miles de millones de dólares de sus impuestos e impide que se adopten leyes en pro del interés público.

  14. Infográficos sobre la crisis de la UE

    11 March 2013
    Report

    ¿Por qué los responsables de la crisis de la UE se están beneficiando de ella? ¿Y por qué se están usando las mismas políticas que provocaron la crisis para resolverla? Estos infográficos ilustran la crisis de la UE, sus causas y sus consecuencias sociales.

  15. EU crisis infographics

    09 March 2013
    Report

    Why are those responsible for the EU crisis profiting from it? Why are the same policies that caused the crisis being used to resolve it? An infographic expose of the EU crisis, its causes and its social impacts.

  16. The Kachin Crisis: Peace Must Prevail

    • Burma Centrum Netherlands
    08 March 2013
    Policy briefing

    As 2012 progressed, perceptions of the real nature of change under the Thein Sein government were challenged by a series of disturbing events in which serious violence and mass displacement of civilians occurred in several parts of the country.

  17. Between Reality and Abstraction

    • Hugo Cabieses, Pien Metaal, Mirella van Dun
    05 March 2013
    Policy briefing

    At the International Conference on Alter­native Development (ICAD), held 15-16 November 2012 in Lima, the Peruvian Government continued to insist on the relevance of “Alternative Development (AD),” with particular emphasis on the so-called San Martín “miracle” or “model.”

  18. Participatory alternatives to privatisation

    • Hilary Wainwright
    05 March 2013
    Paper

    Experience worldwide shows that EC-imposed privatisation on crisis countries will not work. The alternative is not reinforcing the status quo, but using citizen power and labour to reinvigorate public services and democratically transform the state.

     
  19. Balancing Trade and Aid

    • Fair, Green and Global, Global Alliance
    04 March 2013
    Report

    Balancing Trade and Aid With the arrival of the Rutte II cabinet, a wish of the members of the Fair, Green and Global Alliance (FGG) has come true; trade and global development are under the supervision of the same minister.
     

  20. El Informe Lugano II

    • Susan George
    01 March 2013
    Book

    En su relato, Susan George junta en los alrededores del lago suizo Lugano a un grupo de diez expertos para elaborar un segundo texto sobre el funcionamiento del sistema capitalista a petición de los “solicitantes”. Y hasta ahí la ficción. Al margen de este escenario metafórico, la autora defiende que todo lo recogido en el libro es real.

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