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  1. A New Politics of Liberation

    Laura Flanders
    15 Noviembre 2017
    Multi-media

    A hundred years after the Russian Revolution of 1917 and almost ten years after the financial crisis, TNI brought together leading activists and researchers in South Africa to talk about alternatives to both soviet-style socialism and Wall Street style financial capitalism. This video produced by the Laura Flanders Show shares the voices and perspectives of those articulating an inspiring new politics.

  2. A message from different national groups towards the WFFP general assembly

    World Forum of Fisher Peoples
    15 Noviembre 2017
    Multi-media

    In preparation of the World Forum of Fisher People General Assembly.

  3. Refugees welcome grafitti

    Europe's offensive against people helping refugees

    Ben Hayes, Frank Barat
    09 Noviembre 2017
    Article

    Three years ago, EU leaders praised its citizens for their efforts to welcome refugees. Why are they now criminalising those who show solidarity?

  4. tessa cerisier, eugenia lopez uribe, nomonde nyembe, FeministsForBindingTreaty

    The treaty on transnational corporations and human rights enters “negotiation mode”

    08 Noviembre 2017
    Article

    A treaty on transnational corporations (TNCs) and human rights moved a step closer during the latest meeting of the UN working group on human rights and transnational corporations, despite challenges from the EU and the US.

  5. Nick Buxton

    On climate chaos and militarism

    Nick Buxton, David Swanson
    08 Noviembre 2017
    Multi-media

    Nick Buxton discusses the dangers of embracing the military as allies in confronting climate change impacts with leading US peace activist David Swanson.

  6. Confronting authoritarian populism: challenges for agrarian studies

    Ian Scoones
    08 Noviembre 2017
    Article

    In this article, Ian Scoones discusses the implications and challenges for how we think about agrarian issues in the context of authoritarian populism.

  7. Why does the UK Data Protection Bill exempt the ‘risk profiling’ industry?

    Ben Hayes, Ravi Naik
    31 Octubre 2017
    Article

    Anyone trying to open a bank account or send money overseas must undergo extensive risk assessment by private data-brokers, which amass non-credible data and falsely blacklist the wrong people on a speculative basis.

  8. Young feminists: the future belongs to us, not transnational corporations

    Felogene Anumo
    31 Octubre 2017
    Article

    This week in Geneva, members of a United Nations intergovernmental working group are discussing a long-awaited, legally binding treaty to regulate the human rights impacts of transnational corporations.

  9. Communities affected by transnational corporations alert to the blocking of the UN Binding Treaty to protect their human rights

    27 Octubre 2017
    Article

    Geneva, October 27 - More than 200 delegates from more than 80 countries representing social movements, trade unions, and global civil society, including communities affected by the human rights violations of transnational corporations are actively involved this week in the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group for the elaboration of an International Legally Binding Instrument on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and other Business Enterprises with respect to human rights.

  10. El gato y el ratón, la desertificación

    25 Octubre 2017
    En los medios

    La Razón - La autora reflexiona sobre la forma en la que se está enfrentando la guerra contra las drogas en América Latina y Bolivia.

  11. En la UTB se debate sobre el futuro del servicio de energía en la costa Caribe

    24 Octubre 2017
    En los medios

    El Universal - A poco tiempo de cumplirse un año de la intervención de la empresa Electricaribe, de propiedad de la multinacional española Gas Natural Fenosa, persisten las dudas sobre el futuro de la empresa y la prestación de este servicio público domiciliario.

  12. Ken Loach on Palestine: “don’t be distracted, just tell the truth”

    Frank Barat
    24 Octubre 2017
    Article

    The acclaimed film director responds to recent allegations in The Guardian and New York Times that he gave “spurious legitimacy” to Holocaust denial.

  13. Towards a treaty on transnational corporations and human rights

    23 Octubre 2017
    Article

    Social organisations and movements, communities affected by the operations of transnational corporations, and others fighting for social and environmental justice around the world, will be in Geneva from October 23-26. This will be the third time the Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity mobilises for the establishment of a United Nations (UN) treaty to impose on states and corporations international obligations to guarantee access to justice for affected communities, groups and individuals whose human rights have been violated by transnational corporations.

  14. Abdellatif Adebibe

    Declaración de la sociedad civil sobre el cannabis en Marruecos para la Comisión de Estupefacientes

    21 Octubre 2017
    Article

    La siguiente declaración de Abdellatif Adebibe, pronunciada en nombre de la Confederación de Asociaciones para el Desarrollo de la Región Senhaja Rif, estaba prevista como un aporte de la sociedad civil al debate sobre el desarrollo alternativo y las políticas de drogas orientadas al desarrollo que tuvo lugar en una reunión entre períodos de sesiones de la Comisión de Estupefacientes en Viena. Abdellatif representó a los productores de cannabis en la UNGASS 2016, tras la reunión del Foro Mundial de Productores de Plantas Prohibidas que tuvo lugar en Heemskerk, Países Bajos, organizado por el TNI. 

  15. Civil Society Statement on Cannabis in Morocco at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    21 Octubre 2017
    Article

    The following statement by Abdellatif Adebibe of the Moroccan Confederation of Associations for the Development of the Senhaja Rif Region, was due to be screened as a civil society contribution to a discussion on alternative development and development-oriented drug policy at an intersessional meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna. Abdellatif represented cannabis farmers at UNGASS 2016, following the meeting of the Global Forum of Producers of Prohibited Plants in Heemskerk, the Netherlands, organised by TNI.

  16. El pueblo que quiere dejar de cultivar marihuana en Paraguay

    19 Octubre 2017
    En los medios

    The New York Times - “Paraguay es el mayor productor de cannabis del Cono Sur, y no creo que México produzca más”, explicó en una entrevista Pien Metaal, investigadora sobre drogas y democracia para el Transnational Institute (TNI).

  17. blaming the messenger Corporate Europe Observatory

    Interview: Blaming the messenger

    Frank Barat
    18 Octubre 2017
    Multi-media

    Pia Eberhardt describes how corporate lobbies and think tanks have gone on what appears to be a concerted attack against NGOs and other groups opposing new free trade and investment deals,  and Corporate Europe Observatory's report Blaming the Messenger

  18. Informe anual 2016

    17 Octubre 2017
    Article

    Aunque 2016 fue, en muchos sentidos, un año de pesadilla, en el TNI mantenemos nuestra firme convicción en la fuerza del cambio y de los movimientos sociales que lo impulsan.

  19. Indonesian Supreme Court Terminates Water Privatization

    Satoko Kishimoto
    17 Octubre 2017
    Opinion

    The Indonesian Supreme Court ordered termination of water privatization  and restoration of public management to ensure human right to water. We stay vigilant for transparent and accountable transition.

  20. View of Shanghai Pearl Tower

    From Japanese bubble to Chinese time bomb

    Walden Bello
    16 Octubre 2017
    Article

    Asia’s financial crisis came a decade before the global crisis, but it has had a lasting influence and left a legacy that could sow the seeds for the next global crisis.

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