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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.

  2. The Marikana massacre

    17 Septiembre 2012 - Evento
  3. A Coup D'Etat in the European Union?

    Susan George
    14 Octubre 2011
    Article
  4. Voices from the World Social Forum

    Susan George
    08 Febrero 2011
    Article

    Although initiated as a counter-forum to Davos, the World Social Forum has evolved beyond it now, focusing on the root causes of problems facing humanity and developing real alternatives as solutions.

  5. President Dilma: Let Brazil set an example for a new ecological economy

    Marcos Arruda
    25 Enero 2011
    Article

    President Dilma Roussef has the mandate and responsibility to forge a new development path: one based on participatory planning, a social market and environmental sustainability.

  6. Relying on Big Brother’s Aadhaar

    Praful Bidwai
    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    The fundamental assumptions underlying Aadhaar are flawed. Its likely social benefits will be minuscule in relation to its cost and the public will pay a huge price through exclusion from social services, surveillance, loss of privacy, and strengthening a Big Brother state.

  7. Of tall caims and low cunning

    Praful Bidwai
    28 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Aadhaar - the Indian government policy dishonestly marketed as a social security-related scheme, actually originates from “national security” concerns, with nefarious implications for surveillance, profiling and tracking of citizens.

  8. 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?

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    Putting profit before society

    Praful Bidwai
    03 Octubre 2010
    Article

    Mining in India has been significant in contributing to the 45 million people displaced thanks to "development" projects, yet the industry is still not being made to compensate communities for the loss of livelihoods, homes and environmental health.

  10. Floods for Pakistan; Floods of Money For its Leader

    Tariq Ali
    02 Septiembre 2010
    Article

    As images of Pakistan coping with the crisis and of its destitute people were being shown on European television, a French air force helicopter was transporting the richest man in Pakistan to his most extravagant European property, a 16th century chateau.

  11. Insisting on an alternative: meeting the challenge of the cuts

    aleksej
    06 Agosto 2010
    Article

    The logic of "the market" masks a modern form of despotism where the self-interests of financial elites are dressed up as the "public good."

  12. 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.

  13. The battle for Thailand

    Walden Bello
    29 Mayo 2010
    Article

    Behind the deaths, military repression and violence that has flared up on the streets of Bangkok lies another story of a country following the dictates of the IMF and the markets, which increased inequalities and unemployment for many Thais and created the resentment that will continue to fuel conflict in Thailand.

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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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    Call to the Peoples' Alternative Summit, Enlazando Alternativas 4

    05 Febrero 2010
    Declaration

    Call to all the social networks and organisations, trades unions, political forces and civil society movements to join the Peoples' Alternative Summit in defense of peoples' sovereignty, human rights, participatory democracy, labour rights, the rights of women and indigenous peoples, social justice, the defense of the environment in the face of climate change, and the establishment of peace.

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    Fellows meeting 2006

    19 Junio 2006 - Evento
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    In praise of Susan George

    Edwin Madunagu
    13 Noviembre 2008
    En los medios

    In a recent editorial comment, The Economist issued a solemn call to all believers in global capitalism not to despair, not to panick, and to do nothing that could endanger the capitalist system (October 18-24, 2008). The magazine invoked the words and spirit of its founder, the Scottish businessman, James Wilson, who, about 165 years ago, gave the paper the philosophy of "economic liberty".

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    Water Justice activities

    aleksej
    08 Febrero 2007
    Article

    Water Justice activities