Resultados de la búsqueda

9543 items
  1. What kind of security policy better serves democracy?

    Ben Hayes, Cori Crider, Narzanin Massoumi, Daniel Holder
    15 Julio 2019
    Article

    What type of security policy at home and abroad do we need to make our democracies fit for purpose? A key panel discussion for our times.

  2. If War Breaks Out with Iran, It Won’t Be an Accident

    Phyllis Bennis
    03 Julio 2019
    Article

    A range of U.S. policies have been deliberately designed to provoke an Iranian response.

  3. Chronology on the Statue Case in Loikaw, Kayah State

    28 Junio 2019
    Article

    In this commentary, the Union of Karenni State Youth and LAIN Technical Support Group provide a chronology of events, outlining how arrests and the government’s handling of events have compounded rather than resolved political frustrations and inter-community understandings.

  4. The Promise and The Statue

    28 Junio 2019
    Article

    The construction of an Aung San statue has caused deep controversy in Kayah State during the past year. Dee De is a member of the Karenni State Farmers Union and Union of Karenni State Youth. He was arrested on 21 June, Karenni National Day, for his involvement in protests. In his commentary, Dee De argues why the construction of the statue is premature and a sensitive issue for the Karenni and other ethnic nationality peoples at this time.

  5. Image of financial corporation  - wall street bull with businessman

    Convocatoria de propuestas para ‘Estado del poder 2020’: la corporación

    14 Junio 2019
    Article

    El Transnational Institute (TNI), desde su sede en los Países Bajos, lanza una nueva convocatoria abierta de propuestas (ensayos de fácil lectura, artículos, infografías y proyectos artísticos) con el fin de elaborar su próxima edición del informe ‘Estado del poder’, que se publicará a fines de enero de 2020, coincidiendo con el Foro Económico Mundial en Davos. La novena edición de nuestro informe anual se centrará en el tema de la corporación.

  6. As the Hindu Rashtra Project Rolls on, It’s Time to Consider What the End Goal Is

    Achin Vanaik
    14 Junio 2019
    Article

    How should we understand the concept of ‘Hindu Rashtra’ or ‘Hindu Nation’? Is it a reality or a project?

  7. The Indian Catastrophe

    Achin Vanaik
    11 Junio 2019
    Article

    India’s elections show that right-wing Hindu nationalism has achieved total hegemony over Indian society.

  8. Image of financial corporation  - wall street bull with businessman

    Call for essays on the Corporation for State of Power 2020

    10 Junio 2019
    Article

    The Transnational Institute (TNI) in the Netherlands is issuing an open call for essays, accessible papers, infographics and artistic collaborations for its forthcoming State of Power report launched in late January 2020 to coincide with the World Economic Forum in Davos. The focus for our ninth annual edition is on 'The Corporation'.

  9. Spanish municipal elections

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    05 Junio 2019
    Article

    With the results still playing out, the survival of parties like Barcelona en Comú will depend on their ability to bring together the ‘three souls’ of the movement.

  10. Soulardarity's Utility Justice Action Team

    La organización de la democracia energética frente a la austeridad

    Jackson Koeppel
    29 Mayo 2019
    Article

    En 2012, la ciudadanía de Highland Park, en Michigan, se reunió para fundar Soulardarity y promover la democracia energética y un desarrollo equitativo. Desde que se creó, Soulardarity ha instalado siete farolas solares y desplegado tecnología solar por un importe de más de 30 000 dólares en Highland Park y las comunidades circundantes. El grupo ha organizado también la promoción, a nivel municipal y estatal, de la regulación, legislación y el fomento del liderazgo político local que apoye la propiedad comunitaria, la transparencia y la responsabilidad ambiental.

    Soulardarity defiende también la gestión energética de la propiedad comunitaria (COPA, por sus siglas en inglés), en el marco del llamamiento a favor de un Nuevo Pacto Verde que aborde el cambio climático, la desigualdad económica y la injusticia racial.

  11. Eminentes juristas lanzan un Llamado a la Acción para la próxima legislatura europea

    10 Mayo 2019
    Article

    Ante las próximas elecciones a la UE, que se celebrarán del 23 al 26 de mayo de 2019, un grupo de juristas insta a la próxima legislatura a comprometerse con el fortalecimiento de los derechos sociales y la gobernanza económica de la Unión.

  12. In and against the European Union?

    Hilary Wainwright
    09 Mayo 2019
    Article

    The government of the Portuguese Socialist Party supported and pressured by an alliance with the Communist Party and the Left Bloc have shown that it is possible to implement an effective anti-austerity programme as a member of the EU.

  13. Save the Irrawaddy by Offering Compensation

    Lahpai Seng Raw
    09 Mayo 2019
    Article

    Controversy continues over a suspended mega-dam project, backed by China, on the Irrawaddy River in Kachin State. The social and environmental consequences of the proposed project cast a shadow not only over the local Kachin population but over all the nationalities of Myanmar. Public awareness is growing why protecting the Irrawaddy is of national importance.

  14. Left behind by Northern Ireland’s neoliberal peace

    Niamh Ni Bhriain
    06 Mayo 2019
    Article

    Recent events have exposed how Northern Ireland hasn’t experienced peace as much as a cold war. The structural violence, legacy of conflict and democratic deficit can’t be left to dangerously smoulder any longer.

  15. Hojas de coca

    Migrants and Traditional Use

    Pien Metaal, Constanza Sánchez, Natalia Rebollo
    25 Abril 2019
    Article

    How to reconcile migrant communities’ right to the enjoyment of cultural life (including the use of traditional plants) with international drug control obligations.

  16. A living countryside

    Jeannette Oppedijk van Veen, Leonardo van den Berg, Sijtse Jan Roeters, Jolke de Moel, Hanny van Geel
    17 Abril 2019
    Article

    Against the backdrop of an agrarian landscape that has become more homogenous, sterile and empty over the past 50 years, a new movement of Dutch farmers and citizens is emerging. They want to support a type of agriculture that does not damage the environment, enriches the life of farmers and citizens, and produces healthy food. This desire is expressed through a vast array of initiatives. It includes growers who allow citizens to undertake their harvesting, dairy farmers who plant trees and herbs in the field, cereal farmers who sell directly to local bakers, farms in which citizens become shareholders, and many more.

  17. Hojas de coca

    Usos tradicionales y personas migrantes

    Pien Metaal, Constanza Sánchez, Natalia Rebollo
    15 Abril 2019
    Article

    Es necesario conjugar el derecho al disfrute de la vida cultural de las comunidades migrantes y el derecho a utilizar sus plantas tradicionales con las obligaciones derivadas del control de drogas.

  18. Soulardarity's Utility Justice Action Team

    Organising for energy democracy in the face of austerity

    Jackson Koeppel
    12 Abril 2019
    Article

    In 2012, citizens from Highland Park, Michigan came together to form Soulardarity in response to the repossession of over 1,000 streetlights from their city. Their goal is to organise for community-owned solar street lights, energy production and equitable development. Since its formation, Soulardarity has installed seven solar streetlights and deployed over US$ 30,000 worth of solar technology in Highland Park and the surrounding communities through the PowerUP bulk purchasing programme. The group has also organised advocacy at the city and state levels for regulation, policy and local political leadership to support community ownership, transparency and environmental responsibility.

    Soulardarity also advocates for a Community Ownership Power Administration (COPA) as part of the growing call in the United States for a Green New Deal to tackle climate change, economic inequality and racial injustice.

  19. Mientras la comunidad internacional se reúne para examinar el ISDS, muchos temen reformas vacías

    Alexander Beunder, Jilles Mast
    10 Abril 2019
    Article

    Del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019, representantes de unos 100 países se reunieron en Nueva York para hablar sobre el sistema de solución de controversias entre inversores y Estados (ISDS). El ISDS es un instrumento jurídico al que pueden recurrir las multinacionales para demandar a los Gobiernos y exigirles miles de millones de dólares. Observadores externos temen que las nuevas negociaciones se limiten a “poner vino nuevo en botellas viejas”. Consideran que quienes se benefician con este instrumento (países poderosos y abogados de élite especializados en el ISDS) están controlando el debate.

Páginas