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  1. A Peoples' vision for a just and inclusive Asia and Europe

    16 Octubre 2014
    Article

    One week before the official Asia-Europe government meeting (ASEM) gathers in Milan, over 400 people from 42 countries in Europe and Asia gathered at the 10th Asia-Europe Peoples forum (AEPF) to present their demands and recommendations.

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    Why is TTIP more than a trade agreement?

    02 Abril 2014
    Multi-media

    EU and US are currently negotiating a trade and investment agreement. How will this deal affect people from both regions and around the world? See reflections from EU and US activists who gathered to discuss about the impacts and possible solutions.

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    MEPs called on to support trade and investment rules that work for people and the planet

    02 Abril 2014
    Press release

    The Alternative Trade Mandate pledge campaign was launched on 2 April in Brussels, calling on European Parliament election candidates to make EU trade and investment policy serve people and the planet, not just the profit of a few large corporations.

  4. Trade: time for a new vision

    26 Noviembre 2013
    Report

    For fairer and more democratic societies, people need to claim control over the EU’s trade and investment policy processes. We need to change EU’s trade and investment policies and the way in which decisions are made.

  5. Beginners Guide to Trade

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pietje Vervest, Giorgina Garibotto et al.
    01 Febrero 2013
    Report

    This beginners' guide provides a critical perspective on EU’s trade and investment policies and the business interests they serve. TNI worked on the guide with a Europe-wide network of trade activists, belonging to the Seattle to Brussels network.

  6. The public debt crisis in Greece

    Marica Frangakis, Nicos Poulantzas Institute, Athens
    07 Octubre 2011
    Article

    Every story needs a narrative, an explanation of why things happened the way they did. In such a narrative lie the answers of how to avoid/correct similar developments in the future and how to propagate positive ones.

  7. Another missed opportunity

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    31 Marzo 2011
    Article

    Obama's trip to Latin America: about gaining economic advantages, ignoring historical and recent diplomatic interferences and strategically placed critisism.

  8. The Coming Global Food Fight

    John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
    07 Marzo 2011
    Article

    As anger mounts in response to rising global food prices, small-scale farms rooted in local markets are showing how to avert international disaster and lead the way to "food democracy."

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    Video: Emerging Powers: Allies or Rivals?

    Boris Kagarlitsky, Dr. Chaohua Wang, Research Scholar in Chinese Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    21 Enero 2011
    Multi-media

    The economic elites are turning to a neoliberal Keynesianism to save the crisis of capitalism, which is doomed to fail because it does not address its root causes.

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    The limits of Chinese expansionism

    Shawn W. Crispin
    29 Diciembre 2010
    En los medios

    China's fast growing capital expansion within South East Asia is raising concerns about landgrabs and exploitative practices, especially as it is often aligned with support for authoritarian regimes such as Burma.

     
  11. Emancipatory transformation and alternative development paths within and from regions of the South

    03 Noviembre 2010
    Article

    Alternative ‘regional’ South-South alliances and strategies hold out the most promising possibilities for shifting the global balance of power and creating living non-capitalist alternatives

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    Strengthening Regionalism

    28 Octubre 2010
    Paper

    Amongst many other analyses and debates, the more extensive awareness of the active role of the state and of states in the purportedly highly successful 'market economies' in East Asia and South East Asia is bringing discussion of the role of state back into quite mainstream development discourse.

  13. Alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation

    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation are needed that not only change people-to-people and South-South relations and situations, but also South-North relations and inter-actions to the benefit of all of humanity and our common planetary home.

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    South Africa's official position and role in promoting the WTO

    28 Octubre 2010
    Paper

    South Africa is playing a significant role in supporting and extending the power of the World Trade Organisation, a new system of global government. This not only entails South Africa surrendering its own policy-making rights and space, but also means bargaining away the South African peoples’ democratic rights to determine their country’s internal economic, environmental, social and cultural policies.

  15. The resistible rise of corporate power

    Hilary Wainwright
    20 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The massive concentration and growth of corporate power poses a major threat to what remains of public services, highlighting the ever-deepening crisis of democracy, and the urgent need for people to reclaim the state.

  16. European retailers: threatening livelihoods in India

    Dharmendra Kumar
    06 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The role of major supermarkets like Tesco in wiping out small retailers across Europe is well known. Now the giants have India in their sights. For a country in which small-scale retail employs 33 million people, what kind of impact will this have?

  17. Key issues on the table at the 8th Asia Europe People's Forum

    Ben Hayes, Praful Bidwai, Susan George, Walden Bello
    29 Septiembre 2010
    Article

    Ahead of the Asia Europe People's Forum (AEPF) which coincides with the official ASEM8 summit this year in Brussels, four TNI scholar-activists - Susan George, Praful Bidwai, Ben Hayes and Walden Bello - discuss some of the key struggles facing citizens from both regions.

  18. G20's Central Role? As a Lightning Rod

    Walden Bello
    21 Julio 2010
    Article

    The G20 is going to be around for some time. But it will probably be as ineffective as the G8 in stabilizing global capitalism.

  19. From GDPism to genuine equity

    Praful Bidwai
    19 Julio 2010
    Article

    India's story starkly illustrates the disconnect between GDP and social progress, and the need for radically new economics developed from the bottom up.

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    Converging Crises: Reality, Fear and Hope

    • Susan George
    10 Mayo 2010
    Paper

    The term crisis implies a short lived period of uncertainty - suggesting there is something temporary or anomalous about the current state of the global economy. On the contrary, our global economy, from the financial clouds (or bubbles) to the real roots - where men and women work, live and survive - is suffering from systemic flaws based on an ever expanding void between rich and poor.


     

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