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  1. TNI dandelion

    Media Review 2016

    01 Enero 2017
    En los medios
  2. John Berger dies aged 90

    03 Enero 2017
    Article

    Artist and author John Berger died on January 2, 2017 at his home in Paris. John was one of TNI's first fellows. We remember him fondly as a kind man with a singular perspective on the world and the presence of a natural performer.

  3. Urgent Need For Legally Binding Obligations On Transnational Corporations

    06 Enero 2017
    Multi-media

    On 26 june 2014 the UN Human Rights Council adopted resolution 26-9 giving an intergovernmental working group a mandate to elaborate and an international legally binding framework of human rights law with respect to the activities of Transnational Corporations.  Here's a clip of the second session of the working group as Susan George is given the floor.

  4. Keep the Farm TTIP- and CETA-free!

    • Guus Geurts
    19 Enero 2017
    Report

    In both TTIP and CETA food, agriculture, animal husbandry and horticulture play a major role and the prospects for European farmers and consumers are not good. TTIP negotiators are discussing abolishing or lowering import tariffs for agricultural products and the mutual recognition of each others’ standards relating to environment, animal welfare, food safety and labour rights is on the agenda.

  5. Demonetisation: A Body Blow to the Indian Economy and People

    Benny Kuruvilla
    19 Enero 2017
    Multi-media

    Two months ago, the Government of India announced a massive demonetisation exercise that effectively nullified 86% of the currency in circulation. Economist and Former Member of the Planning Commission of India, Professor Abhijit Sen speaks to Benny Kuruvilla of TNI about its failed attempt at curtailing black money. Sen further elaborates on its body blow to Indian agriculture and employment- both in the informal and formal sectors. With challenges looming on the domestic and international economic front, 2017 does indeed look bleak for the Modi Government.

  6. Rodrigo Duterte: A Fascist Original

    Walden Bello
    19 Enero 2017
    Article

    Despite his bloody reign, Duterte remains popular, with the latest domestic poll giving him a trust rating of “excellent.” What makes Duterte tick? What drives many of his admirers to exclaim that they’re ready to die for him?

  7. America Must Choose Diplomacy Over War

    Phyllis Bennis
    19 Enero 2017
    Article

     This is what a non-imperial, truly internationalist foreign policy would look like.

  8. 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.

  9. The deadly consequences of Europe’s border militarization

    23 Enero 2017
    Article

    While border militarisation has been disastrous for refugees, it also has its winners. Most notably, it has provided a booming business for the defense, security and IT industries in a market that is growing at roughly 8% a year.

  10. 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.

  11. 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'.

  12. A call for a moratorium on the Indonesia-EU CEPA negotiations

    26 Enero 2017
    Declaration

    Civil society letter of concern on the occasion of the 2nd round of negotiations for an EU-Indonesia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)

  13. Culture of the Commons

    Mayo Fuster Morell
    27 Enero 2017
    Article

    Mayo Fuster Morell, responsible for BarCola, a group working on collaborative economy policies in Barcelona, shares her thoughts and experiences on how commons-based forms of collaboration can build a more just society.

  14. The art of resistance

    Devra Wiseman
    27 Enero 2017
    Article
  15. How to Move Beyond Gas and Towards a Just Energy Transition

    30 Enero 2017
    Multi-media

    Residents of the Dutch city of Groningen, where gas is being extracted by the Dutch Petroleum Company (NAM), have lost confidence in the company, and in the regulations intended to protect them. Social movements, civil society organisations and local political parties gathered and discussed the dismantling of the NAM and the need to democratise the energy sector.

  16. Resistance in Honduras

    03 Febrero 2017 - Evento

    Join us to hear Tomas Gomez Membreno, the current coordinator of the Honduran organisation COPINH, share the story of his community's struggle.

  17. Aperçu de la concentration foncière en Europe

    • Timothé Feodoroff, Sylvia Kay
    30 Enero 2017
    Infograph

    Une série d’infographies qui exposent la massive concentration foncière en Europe. Pendant la dernière décennie, l’Europe a perdu un tiers de ses petites exploitations; 3% des exploitations contrôlent 52% des surfaces agricoles; la terre est encore plus inéquitablement répartie que la richesse.

  18. Consenso fabricado

    31 Enero 2017
    Infograph

    Las grandes empresas no solo configuran nuestra política o economía, sino que también intentan incidir en la opinión pública en pro de sus intereses. ¿Qué grandes empresas desempeñan el papel más importante a la hora de definir qué es conocimiento y qué es noticia? ¿Qué entidades financian? ¿A quiénes representan? ¿Y qué papel han desempeñado en el resurgimiento del populismo autoritario, en especial en los Estados Unidos? Esta infografía de ‘Estado del poder’ pone al descubierto cómo se fabrica el consenso.

  19. Los Estados Unidos deben anteponer la diplomacia a la guerra

    Phyllis Bennis
    01 Febrero 2017
    Article

    Estas serían las líneas de una política exterior no imperialista y verdaderamente internacionalista.

  20. Letter of concern on the proposed ‘modernisation’ of the EU-Mexico FTA

    Transnational Institute (TNI), Institute for Policy Studies
    25 Enero 2017
    Declaration

    The Institute for Policy Studies and Transnational Institute welcome the Dutch trade minister’s call for a reset of trade negotiations to better link the trade and investment agenda to equitable and sustainable development objectives. At the same time, we urge all stakeholders involved in the EU-Mexico FTA negotiations to replace the current far-reaching liberalisation and deregulation agenda with an agreement that regulates investment in accordance with human rights, social standards, environmental protection, climate conservation and other sustainable development objectives as overriding principles. Read the letter, which includes our concerns and recommendations, below:

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