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  1. Keep your coins, I want change (Grafitti by Banksy)

    Call for Papers: State of Power 2018

    19 Junio 2017
    Article

    The Transnational Institute (TNI) in the Netherlands is issuing an open call for essays/short papers and artistic collaborations for its forthcoming report on the issue of counter-power. Abstract deadline extension: 17 September

  2. Transformative cities

    02 Junio 2017
    Tema

    Transformative Cities is an opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularize and share their experiences of tackling and finding solutions to our planet’s systemic economic, social, political and ecological crisis.

    The initiative draws on the emerging wave of transformative political practices taking place at municipal level worldwide, by launching a unique award process that will ensure that the lessons and inspiration of these cities becomes viral.

    Visit website: http://transformativecities.org/

  3. The new economic system of value creation

    • Elena Martinez Vicente
    16 Mayo 2017
    Infograph
  4. Infographic: What are the Commons and P2P

    • Elena Martinez Vicente
    16 Mayo 2017
    Infograph
  5. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen.

    “France’s election is what happens when you impose neoliberalism for 40 years”

    Susan George
    10 Mayo 2017
    Article

    Susan George reflects on the reasons for Le Pen's record vote, Mélenchon's candidacy, and the challenges facing newly-elected President Macron.

  6. Report from the second Citizen’s Assembly of Podemos

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    10 Abril 2017
    Article

    Sol Trumbo Vila says the mandate from the Podemos Assembly is to go forwards in unity and with humility

  7. Feminism, Intersectionality and Solidarity

    05 Abril 2017 - Evento

    We are excited to invite TNI staff and our broader community to the thought-provoking and heart-opening discussion on Feminism, Intersectionality and Solidarity

  8. The "unconditional solidarity" of the left with Chavismo

    Edgardo Lander
    31 Marzo 2017
    Article

    The Latin American left’s unconditional support of Chavismo has reinforced the negative tendencies of the Venezuelan experience. Many leftists around the world have not learned from past mistakes and end up endorsing “mafia governments” such as that of Nicaragua, and that “when the Venezuelan model collapses”, the international left may simply “look elsewhere”.

  9. The Crisis of Politics | The Politics of Crisis

    The Crisis of Politics | The Politics of Crisis

    15 Marzo 2017 - Evento

    The rise of the right and the growing difficulties faced by national progressive projects, including the apparent end of the cycle of left governments in Latin America and the challenges encountered by the Syriza-led administration in Greece, brings the issue of strategy into central focus. The election of Donald Trump, a right-wing populist, as the US President, combined with the resurgence of extreme-right forces in Europe, makes the rethinking and renewal of emancipatory politics that more urgent.

  10. Brazil: Right Wing Government Undermining Constitution

    Benny Kuruvilla
    17 Febrero 2017
    Multi-media

    Marco Aurelio, prominent leader of the MST (Brazilian Landless Workers Movement), speaks with Benny Kuruvilla on current developments in Brazil. Rightwing politicians have been busy cutting allocations in social sectors, revising labour laws and undermining the progressive Constitution. Social movements such as MST have been in the forefront in creating broad based progressive platforms to oppose the Temer Government. 

  11. The art of resistance

    Devra Wiseman
    27 Enero 2017
    Article
  12. Manufactured consent infographic thumbnail

    Manufactured Consent

    25 Enero 2017
    Infograph

    Corporations don't just shape our politics or economics, they also seek to change public opinion to serve their interests. Which corporations play the biggest role in shaping knowledge and news? What do they fund? Who do they represent? What role have they played in the rise of authoritarian populists? This infographic for State of Power 2017 exposes those 'manufacturing consent'.

  13. Soueif essay thumbnail image

    On culture and power

    Ahdaf Soueif
    24 Enero 2017
    Article

    In an inspiring and thought-provoking exclusive interview with TNI, Egyptian award-winning novelist shares her thoughts on culture, power, authoritarianism, the Tahrir revolution, and the capacity of social movements to transform our world.

  14. State of Power 2017

    21 Enero 2017
    Report

    This sixth annual State of Power report examines the cultural processes that are used by corporations, military and privileged elites to make their power seem 'natural' and 'irreversible'. It also explores how social movements can harness creativity, art and cultural forces to resist and to build lasting social and ecological transformation.

  15. 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. 

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

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 Diciembre 2016
    Article
  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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