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Land & Sovereignty in the Americas: Monica White, Detroit, MI

Collection: 
Food sovereignty
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Agrarian Justice
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Monica White is a member of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network and an Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This Detroit native sits down with Food First to discuss the rich history of farming in what was once the nation’s industrial capital. She explores the complex relationships and demographic changes in the evolving urban... Leer más

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Leaked mandate for EU-US free trade deal opens floodgate to multi-million Euro lawsuits by corporations

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TTIP
For a EU Just Investment Policy
Investment
Trade
BITS
Inglés
Suites: 
Trade & Investment
Article type: 
Press release
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A transatlantic corporate bill of rights (http://www.tni.org/briefing/transatlantic-corporate-bill-rights) analyses leaked proposals for so-called investor-state dispute settlement under the proposed EU-US deal and reveals a determined lobby campaign from industry lobby groups and law firms to grant unprecedented rights to corporations to sue governments for legislation and regulations that... Leer más

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A transatlantic corporate bill of rights
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Will Chuck Hagel's Appointment Actually Help the Anti-War Left?

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Peace & Security
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Article
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Chuck Hagel isn’t anyone I’d pick to be in a position of power. He’s a conservative Republican, a military guy who volunteered to fight in Vietnam. According to Forbes magazine, during Hagel’s tenure in the Senate, “he favored school prayer, missile defense and drilling in Alaska, while opposing abortion, same-sex marriage and limits on assault guns. He voted in... Leer más

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Alternative Regionalisms and Struggles for Community

This years theme: Beyond Divide & Rule:  Alternative Regionalisms and Struggles for Community

3rd Binational Conference on Border Issues
3a Conferencia Binacional en Asuntos Fronterizos

San Diego City College: Nov 29, Room D 121A
Next to the campus cafeteria

Casa del Túnel, Tijuana: Nov 30
Next to the San Ysidro/Tijuana Border Gate

   

TNI Associate Fellow Tom Reifer and former McNair Scholars Yanet Lopez-Cardenas, Fernando Masias, Lauren Ortiz and Daniela Perez will be opening up the conference with a presentation entitled, "From Borders, Books and Barricades to Beyond Divide and Rule:  Alternative Regionalisms and Struggles for Community"

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De Jueves, Noviembre 29, 2012 hasta Viernes, Noviembre 30, 2012
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Peace & Security

US backing crucial to Gaza attacks

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Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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>View interview on Democracy Now... Leer más

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U.S. votes to legalize pot

Collection: 
Drugs Regulation
Decriminalisation
Cannabis
Inglés
Suites: 
Drugs & Democracy
Subtitle: 
U.S. votes to legalize pot may encourage Latin American challenges to drug war
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En los medios
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“It’s a direct breach of the 1961 U.N. convention on narcotic drugs,” said Martin Jelsma, a Dutch scholar on drug control laws at the Transnational Institute, a center in the Netherlands that advocates for less punitive global drug policies.... Leer más

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Biggest blow to Mexico drug cartels

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Cannabis
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Drugs & Democracy
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Biggest blow to Mexico drug cartels? It could be on your state ballot.
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En los medios
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Martin Jelsma, an expert on drug policy in Latin America at the Transnational Institute in the Netherlands who supports legalization measures, says that the revenue loss would not be insignificant for Mexican groups – as it is estimated that they depend on marijuana sales for about a quarter of total revenue. But there is still cocaine and heroin. “It is clear for Mexican cartels that cocaine... Leer más

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Latinamerika udfordrer USA i krigen mod narko

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Collection: 
War on Drugs
Drugs Regulation
Cannabis
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Drugs & Democracy
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En los medios
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Der er heller ikke nogen tvivl om, at der i dag blæser nye vinde over kontinentet, og at de latinamerikanske regeringer ikke længere vil tolerere, at efterspørgslen på narkotika i USA skal ødelægge landene i syd. Det forklarer Martin Jensma, der er koordinator for programmet Drugs and Democracy ved Transnational Institute i Amsterdam, og som siden 1998 har beskæftiget sig med... Leer más

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