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  1. 再公営化という選択

    • Satoko Kishimoto, Olivier Petitjean
    03 Enero 2019
    Book

    本書は2017年に発行された「Reclaiming Public Services: How cities and citizens are turning back privatisation」の日本語版である。発行については山本太郎参議院議員の提案を受け、山本太郎事務所とトランスナショナル研究所とのコラボレーションで実現した。

  2. Costa Rica’s Banco Popular

    Costa Rica’s Banco Popular shows how banks can be democratic, green – and financially sustainable

    Thomas Marois
    14 Septiembre 2017
    Article

    A decade on from the 2007-08 global financial crisis, the majority of private banks have changed very little. Most remain solely concerned with maximising their returns, while sustainable or social goals remain subservient to this. For conventional economists, anything else remains an impossible or distant dream.

  3. Reclaiming Public Services

    • Satoko Kishimoto, Olivier Petitjean, Lavinia Steinfort
    23 Junio 2017
    Report

    Reclaiming Public Services  is vital reading for anyone interested in the future of local, democratic services like energy, water and health care.  This is an in-depth world tour of new initiatives in public ownership and the variety of approaches to deprivatisation. 

  4. Video: Reclaiming Public Services

    23 Junio 2017
    Multi-media

    All over the world, people are taking essential services back into public hands while privatisations are failing. Public Services should be run for people, not profit.

     

  5. Infographics: Reclaiming Public Services

    23 Junio 2017
    Infograph

    Infographics from the report 'Reclaiming public services'

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Brazil’s new government imposes water privatisation in Rio to pay for Olympic Games

    Martin Pigeon, Renato Cinco
    14 Julio 2016
    Article

    A few weeks after the May coup against Dilma Rousseff by conservative parties backed by the country's largest corporations, Brazil's “interim” government, led by Michel Temer, signed an emergency loan to the State of Rio de Janeiro to help finance infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics – in particular for a subway line connecting the sports venues. The bailout was conditional to selling off the State's public water supply and sanitation company, the Companhia Estadual de Águas e Esgotos (Cedae)

  9. We're selling off the world - but who wins?

    10 Marzo 2016
    En los medios

    By all rights, the 2008 global financial crisis should have marked the end of the era of privatisation and the return to the more equitable mixed economy model which dominated in the post-war era. 

    Instead, it only ushered in a new, more extreme phase in the neoliberal project.

  10. Private Water for Sale — Except Public won’t buy it

    08 Septiembre 2015
    En los medios

    Business day Live - Water is an essential natural element, but around the world, it’s also an artificially endangered resource. That would explain why the parties represented at a recent international conference on water rights in Lagos ranged from remote towns with hand-pumped wells to modern public utilities in European cities. Precisely because water is universally in demand, it faces boundless threats of exploitation, in countries rich and poor.

  11. Francisco Diaz Heinzen

    Perfil
    Intern

    Francisco Diaz Heinzen comes from Uruguay. He studies Integrated Social Sciences at Jacobs University Bremen, in Bremen, Germany. He is an intern in TNI working for the Public Services Alternatives Project, within the Economic Justice programme.

  12. Reorienting Development: State-owned Enterprises in Latin America and the World

    02 Abril 2014
    Book

    Reorienting Development analyses what the nature, advantages, limitations and challenges of public companies are. It also offers new theoretical and conceptual insights on the nature and roles of the state and the controversial meanings of development.

  13. The Great European Fire Sale

    19 Marzo 2013
    Infograph
  14. 600.000 new water connections due to Asian WOPs

    Satoko Kishimoto
    01 Septiembre 2011
    Article

    Stockholm Water Week included a whole day of seminars with a regional focus and I opted to attend 'Eye on Asia: Partnerships for Water: How Can Asia Do More?'

    

  15. Japan’s role in global water: big choice ahead

    Satoko Kishimoto
    30 Agosto 2011
    Article

    Japanese water companies should avoid investing in for-profit water service ventures abroad, and should focus on non-profit, public-public partnerships instead.

  16. Pro-poor water management: community participation and ownership

    Satoko Kishimoto
    24 Agosto 2011
    Article

    ‘Pro-poor urban water provision’ was a big theme at World Water Week in Stockholm this year. But what is pro-poor water provision, in practice?

  17. Fighting corruption with the Water TAP plus A

    Satoko Kishimoto
    23 Agosto 2011
    Article

    Using research, workshops and local user's committies to help tackle corruption in the governance of private and public utilities - a case study from Kenya.

  18. Many little streams make a mighty river – the 1 per cent solidarity levy

    Satoko Kishimoto
    23 Agosto 2011
    Article

    How an innovative financial scheme could help to finance international public-public water projects in the global south.

  19. The Way Forward - Voices from the Global Water Operator Partnership Alliance

    20 Abril 2011
    Multi-media

    GWOPA brings together public water operators, trade unions, workers and civil society on a platform to discuss, learn and develop model practices for the provision of fair and equal access to public water.

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