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  1. Call for papers: The future of food and challenges for agriculture in the 21st century

    13 Diciembre 2016
    Article

    A call for papers and proposals for workshops as part of the annual colloquium on food and agriculture to be held in 2017 April 24th / 26th in Basque Country. 

  2. On financialisation, exit options for capital and sites of resistance

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 Diciembre 2016
    Article
  3. How Middle-Class Chileans Contributed to the Overthrow of Salvador Allende

    Walden Bello
    30 Septiembre 2016
    Article

    American intervention was one factor leading to the Chilean coup—but unrest on the part of middle-class Chileans was another.

  4. President Maduro of Venezuela

    The implosion of Venezuela's rentier state

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 Septiembre 2016
    Paper

    The current crisis of the Bolivarian project is due to its failure to question the rentier petro-state model. Far from accepting that an alternative to capitalism necessarily had to be a departure from the destructive development model of unlimited growth, the government of President Chávez intensified it to extremes unknown in the country’s previous history.

  5. Tipping Points

    20 Agosto 2016 - Evento

    With the topic ”Tipping points” , the 5th edition of the Green Academy 2020 will continue with modulary work in three thematic blocks (commons/degrowth/climate justice) but large parts of the program will be also focused on issues like suspension of democracy, strengthening of social movements,  development of new economic alternatives, all aimed to identify terrain, topics and strategies for systemic change and bold political action.

  6. Public ownership in the 21st century

    Hilary Wainwright
    18 Agosto 2016
    Multi-media

    Hilary Wainwright's opening plenary speech at Own the Future: Public ownership in the 21st century on Saturday 7th May 2016.

  7. Own the Future: Public ownership in the 21st century

    20 Junio 2016
    Multi-media

    We Own It organised the conference Own the Future: Public ownership in the 21st Century on 7th May, 2016 in London. A group of innovative, inspiring individuals gathered to start imagining the public ownership of the future: A vision for 2030 and a roadmap to get there. They tackled the key issues - robots, big data, power, space - and made a conscious effort to embrace the future.
     

     

  8. So you think the EU can’t be reformed?

    Hilary Wainwright, Mary Kaldor
    16 Junio 2016
    Article

    Check your history and think again, argue Hilary Wainwright and Mary Kaldor

  9. France: From Republic to Oligarchy

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 Junio 2016
    Article

    The "New Left" in France was either defeated or integrated into the system, becoming a part of the neo-liberal bloc. It was replaced by the new rebels: the less-educated (due to the education crisis generated by the neo-liberal reforms) generation of unemployed young people, whose only way forward is through a confrontation with the institutions.

  10. Muhammad Ali Understood the Racist Roots of War and Militarism

    Phyllis Bennis
    10 Junio 2016
    Article

    With all the discussion and debate these days about intersectionality and the need for progressives to link our movements against racism and against war, the name of Muhammad Ali belongs right up in our pantheon with Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Harry Belafonte, Joan Baez, Howard Zinn, and so many other women and men who fought and continue to fight those linked battles together.

  11. Can the Indian Left seize its Phoenix Moment?

    09 Junio 2016
    Article

    The Hindu - According to Bidwai, whether or not the Left manages to arrest its descent into political oblivion would depend on its ability to honestly address five fundamental problems.

  12. Dynamo no 1

    21 Mayo 2016

    The Transnational Institute proudly presents the first issue of Dynamo, a monthly and bilingual (English and Spanish) review of current debates and new ideas on international politics and economics. Dynamo is jointly published by TNI, la diaria (a Uruguayan newspaper run by a cooperative of journalists and media workers) and a collective of Latin American scholar-activists.

  13. The New Politics Research Agenda Workshop Report

    • Daniel Chavez
    21 Mayo 2016
    Report

    Researchers and activists from fifteen countries met in Amsterdam with the aim to jointly draft the research agenda of the New Politics Project, a decentralised think tank on counter-hegemonic politics. It will aim to boost the development of desirable, viable and achievable alternatives, transcending current oppressive and exploitative structures;  acknowledge the diversity of knowledge as a source of inspiration for the co-creation of alternatives; and promote fruitful collaboration and exchanges among researchers and activists from different regions of the world.

  14. What’s left of it

    20 Mayo 2016
    Article

    Book review - The Phoenix Moment | Praful Bidwai’s book discusses the past and potential of Left politics in India.

  15. Local politics enters the global contest

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    19 Mayo 2016
    Article

    European municipalities join the battle against TTIP to protect sovereignty and public services, demonstrating how to take political initiative and build an alternative economy

  16. Outstanding Chronicle of the Left in India

    25 Abril 2016
    Article

    Like the phoenix rising from the ashes, will the Indian left re-emerge from the still-burning embers of its past history—of both heroic struggles and pathetic failures? Will it become a decisive force in today’s Indian politics?

  17. The power of nationalism

    08 Marzo 2016
    Multi-media

    Achin Vanaik in an erudite, witty and insightful lecture explores the roots of nationalism, its dangers and the need for advocates for principles of solidarity and justice to be the guiding light for tackling the world's economic and social crises.

  18. Hilary Wainwright Portrait

    Hilary Wainwright on Equality: "We Want Something Better Than That"

    Laura Flanders, Hilary Wainwright
    29 Febrero 2016
    Multi-media

    The British feminist socialist, best known for being editor of Red Pepper magazine, talks with Laura Flanders about her first Women's Liberation meeting , her thoughts on Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, and how her feminism intersects with solidarity economics.

  19. Towards a politics of the commons - A workshop with Michel Bauwens

    25 Febrero 2016 - Evento

    As commons mentalities and subjectivites, commons oriented civic initiatives and infrastructures and peer production are rapidly gaining ground, it may become a useful 'paradigm' or framing for rethinking progressive politics. In this introductory seminar we will introduce commons oriented peer production, its political aspects, earlier projects around commons oriented policy or political transition frameworks, and collectively discuss the potential for local and European scale approaches

  20. Launch of State of Power 2016 and The privatisation industry in Europe - Spanish edition

    20 Febrero 2016 - Evento

    In the margins of the Plan B para Europa conference, TNI launches two of its latest publications in Spanish: State of Power 2016 and The Privatisation Industry in Europe.

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