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  1. A bioenergy sorghum crop is harvested near College Station. (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo)

    Bioenergy in the EU

    • Bente Hessellund Andersen
    08 Diciembre 2016
    Report

    The European Union’s approach to bioenergy is shaped by contradictory policies. Climate concerns are highlighted in public discourse and assure broad public support for renewable energy, including bioenergy. Meanwhile, however, the EU’s corporate growth and trade agenda promotes the use of energy that actually increases the EU’s footprint on land elsewhere, with significant implications for environmental and social justice.

  2. Handelsverdrag TiSA grote bedreiging voor publieke diensten

    • Bas van Beek, Jilles Mast
    08 Septiembre 2016
    Report
    Naast TTIP, het bilaterale verdrag tussen de EU en de VS, onderhandelen de Europese Unie, de Verenigde Staten en 21 andere landen op dit moment ook over TiSA een vergaand handelsverdrag over liberalisering en deregulering van diensten. Dit relatief onbekende verdrag vormt en grote bedreiging voor publieke diensten als zorg en onderwijs. Als het verdrag wordt doorgevoerd, betekent dat meer marktwerking in verschillende dienstensectoren. 
  3. Samenvatting: Militaire uitgaven, belastingontwijking en de rol van Nederland

    • Martin Broek
    07 Junio 2016
    Report

    Zes van de 10 grootste wapenhandelaren hebben een juridische constructie in Nederland om zodoende belasting te ontwijken.

  4. Tax evasion and weapon production

    • Martin Broek
    02 Junio 2016
    Report

     Six of the top ten world's biggest arms dealers are based in the Netherlands in order to benefit from its favourable tax and trade system.
     

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    La tiranía de las finanzas globales

    • Walden Bello
    17 Febrero 2016
    Report

    Contra todo pronóstico, el capital financiero ha emergido aún más fortalecido de la crisis financiera y ha logrado mantener a raya las regulaciones y cargar la culpa al gasto público. Pero su victoria es probablemente pírrica porque se avecina una nueva crisis en la que la ciudadanía global podrá aprender de victorias tales como las reformas en Islandia y reafirmar finalmente su control sobre el capital.

  6. El orden global postdemocrático

    El orden global postdemocrático

    • Leigh Phillips
    16 Febrero 2016
    Report

    En la era de la globalización, la eliminación gradual de la toma de decisiones de las cámaras democráticas por parte de las élites de la Unión Europea sirve de plan de acción para la gobernanza postdemocrática en todo el mundo. Las personas progresistas deben ser ambiciosas y empezar a proponer ideas para un Gobierno mundial democrático como alternativa viable.

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    The tyranny of global finance

    • Walden Bello
    19 Enero 2016
    Report

    Against all expectations, financial capital has emerged even stronger after the financial crisis having staved off regulation and putting the blame on public spending. But its victory is likely a pyrrhic one as a new crisis looms, one in which the global public could learn from victories such as reforms in Iceland and finally reassert its control over money.

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    The global post-democratic order

    • Leigh Phillips
    19 Enero 2016
    Report

    In the era of globalisation, the steady removal of decision-making from democratic chambers by EU elites is serving as a blueprint for post-democratic governance around the world. Progressives must be ambitious and start putting forward ideas for a democratic world government as a viable alternative.

  9. Lawyers subverting the public interest

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pietje Vervest, Pia Eberhardt, Fabian Flues
    15 Abril 2015
    Policy briefing

    In response to growing public criticism of international investment law, a new lobby group has emerged, EFILA, seeking to influence European officials. This briefing exposes how EFILA represents an attempt by the arbitration industry to fend off much-needed reforms in order to protect a highly lucrative business.

  10. COP19 Guide to Corporate Lobbying

    05 Noviembre 2013
    Report

    At a time when genuine progress towards real climate action is more vital than ever, this guide exposes how the corporations most responsible for climate change have taken over this year’s UN climate talks.

  11. Land concentration, land grabbing and people’s struggles in Europe

    • European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC), Hands-Off The Land (HOTL) Alliance
    24 Junio 2013
    Report

    Land issues and 'land grabs' are mostly associated with the global South, however 13 country studies in this updated landmark report reveal an accelerating grab and concentration of land across Europe.

  12. Privatizando Europa

    • Joseph Zacune
    08 Mayo 2013
    Paper

    Este documento de trabajo e infográfico presentan una panorámica de la ‘liquidación’ de servicios y bienes públicos en toda Europa, un proceso que está generando grandes ganancias para un puñado de transnacionales pero que suele toparse con la resistencia de la ciudadanía.

  13. Land concentration, land grabbing and people’s struggles in Europe

    • European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC), Hands-Off The Land (HOTL) Alliance
    17 Abril 2013
    Report

    Land grabbing is widely assumed to be happening only in the global South, but an in-depth analysis by a team of researchers shows that land grabbing is also expanding into Europe.

  14. Privatising Europe

    • Joseph Zacune
    13 Marzo 2013
    Paper

    This working paper and infographic provide an overview of  a great ‘fire sale’ of public services and national assets across Europe that is providing profits for a few transnational companies but is often fiercely opposed by its citizens.

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    The EU Crisis Pocket Guide

    06 Noviembre 2012
    Primer

    A useful pocket guide on how a crisis made in Wall Street was made worse by EU policies, how it has enriched the 1% to the detriment of the 99%, and outlining some possible solutions that prioritise people and the environment above corporate profits.

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    Global Inequalities, Alternative Regionalism and the Future of Socialism

    • Tom Reifer
    30 Agosto 2011
    Paper

    This paper examines global inequalities and the future of capitalism and socialism through an investigation of the oligarchic wealth on which the current global order is based and also looks at growing challenges to these social foundations of the present global system.

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    Withdrawal Issues

    • Wilbert van der Zeijden, Susi Snyder
    31 Marzo 2011
    Report

    Interviews conducted with European NATO delegations and NATO staffers concerned with nuclear planning and deployment reveal that there is sufficient political will to end the deployment of U.S. tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.

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    Es hora de que Europa ponga los valores y los derechos humanos por encima de los intereses comerciales

    • Cecilia Olivet, Paulina Novo
    21 Marzo 2011
    Policy briefing

    La ratificación de los tratados de libre comercio entre la UE y Colombia/Perú tendrán efectos socio-económicos y medioambientales negativos en sectores clave de la economía y legitimarán las violaciones de los derechos humanos.

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