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  1. Week of Peoples Mobilisation

    23 Octubre 2016 - Evento

    Violations of human rights and the rights of peoples and nature have become an all too common part of transnational corporations’ operations. There are no binding rules for corporations on Human Rights at the international level. That’s why again this year, in coordination with the Treaty Alliance, the Global Campaign is returning to Geneva to advocate directly to UN member states to engage in a process to create a treaty, and to ensure they hear the voices of communities impacted by corporate violations loud and clear. Inside and Outside the UN dozens of delegates from social movements and civil society networks worldwide will participate in the Week of Peoples Mobilisation.

  2. Peoples Sovereignty versus the Architecture of Corporate Impunity and Governance

    04 Febrero 2016 - Evento

    In  today's world transnational corporations (TNCs) have asserted themselves as global entities, which exercise their power without any accountability that matches their economic and political influence. The panelists will assess the impact of a 2014 UNHRC initiative that would bind TNCs in terms of human rights and explore alternatives to the current neoliberal system of corporate impunity.

  3. Lobby Planet Paris

    25 Noviembre 2015
    Report

    A guide including info on key climate criminals, maps of lobbying hotspots and a section on COP21 sponsors.

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    The threads that move conflicts

    05 Octubre 2015
    En los medios

    Cugat TV - The conference of political scientist and honorary president of ATTAC, Susan George, has been the highlight of the day Friday during summer Unipau.

    An interview with Susan George by Sergio Morales.

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    How do corporations want to run the world in the future?

    30 Septiembre 2015
    Multi-media

    States are not only handing over more of the economy and policy-making to corporations at national level, they are also doing so at international level. Harris Gleckman summarises the Global Redesign Initiative that has come out of the World Economic Forum and represents the best summary of corporations' vision of what they want global governance to look like. What are its principle features? What dangers does it pose to democracy?

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    Video: Power at stake - Susan George at TEDxGeneva

    Susan George
    31 Julio 2015
    Multi-media

    Susan George looks back at her four decades of scholarship to explain what led her to write her different books,  how it formed her vision of power and the best ways to challenge the Davos class in order to deliver a more just world.

  7. #OccupyUNSquare Social Movements at the United Nations Human Rights Council defend a Binding Treaty for Transnational Corporations

    20 Julio 2015
    Article

    Social Movements from all over the world came to Geneva (6-10 July) to support a binding treaty on transnational corporations and other business enterprises to respect Human Rights discussed for the 1st time in the United Nations Human Rights Council.

  8. Shadow Sovereigns

    • Susan George
    16 Julio 2015
    Book

    Lobbying has long been part of the political landscape. But in recent years links between big business and government have become stronger and more far-reaching than ever.

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    Social movements Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty Against Corporate-led Trade

    08 Junio 2015
    Press release

    A broad coalition of social movements from Latin America and Europe organise three days of mobilisation (8-10 June) in Brussels and Strasbourg to mark the EU-CELAC Summit (10-11 June)

  10. US-India “deal” undermines food security and is victory for TNCs

    14 Noviembre 2014
    Press release

    Netherlands/Jakarta, 14 November 2014 - The announcement on November 13th of a US-India agreement on trade facilitation and India’s food security programme was denounced today by Transnational Institute and Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI), the Indonesian Peasant Union Federation as a “victory for transnational corporations at the expense of peasant farmers.”

  11. 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.

  12. Asia-Europe Peoples' AEPF10 Forum

    10 Octubre 2014 - Evento
  13. Social movements celebrate historic UN vote against impunity

    26 Junio 2014
    Press release

    Twenty country members of the United Nations Human Rights Council, representing a population of 3.8 billion people, voted today in favour of a historic resolution to build a binding treaty against TNC human rights abuses.

  14. The great divide: exposing the Davos class behind global economic inequality

    02 Junio 2014
    Article

    Davos, perhaps more than any other gathering, epitomises the way political power and global governance have in recent decades been entrenched into a small corporate elite. This elite have succeeded not only in capturing our economy, but also our politics, and increasingly our culture and society too.

     
  15. Bookreview: How to win the Class War

    Peter Whittaker
    14 Enero 2014
    Article

    Peter Whittaker reviews How to win the Class War by Susan George for the New Internationalist: "The biggest danger to capitalism would be co-operation between the range of social forces opposing neoliberal control".

  16. Winning the class war: a ruling class perspective

    Liam Barrington-Bush
    14 Enero 2014
    Article

    Liam Barrington-Bush reads Susan George’s new book, ‘How to Win the Class War: The Lugano Report II,’ and, while impressed by its breadth of information, is left wondering if more intellectual criticisms of capitalism are going to help us get out of the mess the free market has created.

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    Austerity means socialising Losses and privatising Profits

    30 Diciembre 2013
    En los medios

    Political scientist and veteran global justice activist Susan George talks about her new book, How to Win the Class War, a satire on the wealthiest 1%.

  18. Susan George on the secret capitalist cabal behind European austerity

    30 Diciembre 2013
    En los medios

    How to Win the Class War satirist turns the spotlight on the shadowy global 'plot' to claw back working-class gains, in this interview with The Guardian's .

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    Susan George: Bankers hide behind complex language

    06 Diciembre 2013
    Multi-media

    In the final episode of a series of interviews, Susan George talks about what impact she hopes her latest book, How to win the Class War - The Lugano Report II will have and why avoiding jargon is key to challenging the powerful.

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    Susan George in BBC World Business Report

    05 Diciembre 2013
    En los medios

    Political scientist and author on Third World poverty issues, Susan George gives us her thoughts on the prospects for a free trade deal at the WTO in Bali.

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