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Wikileaks: Media Challenging Authority

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War & Pacification
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Article
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Commenting on his profession, Robert Fisk, the UK Independent’s veteran correspondent in the Middle East, has argued that journalists must “challenge authority - all authority - especially so when governments and politicians take us to war.” Amira Hass, of the Israeli daily Haaretz, states the role of the journalist should be “to monitor power and the centres of power." Wikileaks is an example... Leer más

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Secrecy, Truth, & the Struggle for Peace & Justice: Reflections on the WikiLeaks Revelations

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Democratisation
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War & Pacification
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The ongoing WikiLeaks revelations have aroused strong emotions. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the documents’ release “an attack on the international community, the alliances and partnerships, the conversations and negotiations that safeguard global security.”... Leer más

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Cancun: The Next Chance for Democratic Solutions to the Climate Crisis

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COPs
'Green Economy'
'Green Economy'
COPs
COPs
'Green Economy'
Water Justice
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Water Justice
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Can the U.S. get behind an American tradition in Cancun?
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When I lived in Bar Harbor, Maine, the story leaked that plans were in the works to sell our water company to a new private operator. Tired of broken pipes, lead contamination and inefficiency, residents and local business owners in the town objected, arguing that it was time for the local government to take water management into its own hands.... Leer más

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Food shouldn't be a pokerchip

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Trade
Just Solutions
Trade
Just Solutions
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Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Article
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This Thanksgiving, most farmers around my hometown in central Minnesota are celebrating a good harvest. Rain for once fell at the right time in the right amounts, and prices for many crops grown in Litchfield are high.... Leer más

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The USA: Scarecrows on the March

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War & Pacification
Public Alternatives
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Translated from the Spanish by Machetera
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Those rulers whom the gods wish to destroy are first overwhelmed by a crisis, then coaxed into promising the suffering a radical and effective cure for the maladies of the age and finally damned because their policies are lukewarm and ambivalent. Obama was a victim of these vicious and vengeful gods who decided to give him an exemplary thrashing in this Tuesday’s elections, taking away control... Leer más

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El Tea Party, punta de lanza ultraconservadora

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Alternativas Públicas
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The Obama Syndrome: New President, Same Mistakes - A Live Interview

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Middle East Conflict
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War & Pacification
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Power without responsibility? The rise of China and India

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COPs
Debt
Trade
Asia Europe Peoples' Forum
Asia Europe Peoples' Forum
Asia Europe Peoples' Forum
Renewables
Trade
Energy Democracy
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Corporate Power
Alternative Regionalisms
Trade & Investment
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
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Praful Bidwai shared these reflections in the run-up to the Asia-Europe People's Forum (AEPF8); download the booklet with reflections also from Susan George, Ben Hayes and Walden Bello.... Leer más

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El des-estado de la nación

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En el Área de la Bahía de San Francisco, el Valle Central de California, Los Ángeles, la ciudad de Nueva York, Washington DC, Miami y otras regiones que he visitado durante el año pasado, fui testigo de un enorme incremento de la pobreza.El desempleo ha crecido mientras los presupuestos para la salud y la educación han recibido el pase de la cuchilla –así como los departamentos de bomberos y de... Leer más

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