Estados Unidos

Time to be honest

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Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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US activist's personal challenge to the environmental movement
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Tim DeChristopher caused consternation among oil executives and their US government cohorts in December 2008 when he won 14 bids at an auction of oil and gas leases in Utah – worth $1.8 million dollars – and then announced he had no intention of using or paying for them. It turned out he was a 28 year old economics student from Salt Lake University, who came to the auction to take direct action... Leer más

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Las implicaciones de la muerte de Bin Laden

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Conflicto en Oriente Medio
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Guerra y Pacificación
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Escuchar la entrevista con Mariano Aguirre... Leer más

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Osama is no martyr, but the man prevailed

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Topic: 
War on Terror
Programmes: 
War & Pacification
Article type: 
Article
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Osama bin Laden is no martyr. He is certainly no Che Guevara, whose fate at the hands of the Central Intelligence Agency was strikingly similar to his. But one cannot escape the fact that he succeeded in unleashing a chain of events that led to his nemesis, the United States, becoming a diminished power compared to what it was in the halcyon days of unilateralism at the end of the last century.... Leer más

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La privatización del agua no ahorra costes

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Topic: 
Justicia del Agua
Programmes: 
Justicia del Agua
Alternativas Públicas
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Article
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Los defensores de la privatización afirman que ésta ahorra costes debido a las presiones competitivas a los que se enfrentan los proveedores privados para ser más eficientes. Durante los últimos cuarenta años, se ha experimentado mucho con distintos modelos de privatización. Los resultados son desiguales: algunos casos se traducen en un ahorro; otros, no. Con la idea de ir más allá de 'la... Leer más

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Por un modelo público de agua
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Water privatization does not yield cost savings

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Topic: 
Water Justice
Programmes: 
Water Justice
Article type: 
Article
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Proponents of privatization consistently argue that it saves costs due to competitive pressures private providers face to be more efficient.  Over the last four decades there has been considerable experimentation with privatization.  Results are inconsistent.  Some cases find savings; others do not.  To get beyond the “battle of the case studies” my colleagues and I... Leer más

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Obama versus the Polar Bears

Topic: 
Renewables
Energy Democracy
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Programmes: 
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Article
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The Obama Presidency hit a new low in the run-up to Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations. One group that were not celebrating are the Polar Bears or their supporters. This is especially ironic, as in early December 2010, a new study published in the prestigious science journal Nature, indicated that despite the ominous prospects for the Polar Bears, including possible extinction, the... Leer más

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Tucson: una matanza acorde con un clima violento

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Guerra y Pacificación
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Escuchar la entrevista... Leer más

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