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  1. Decolonization and Eastern Europe

    04 November 2021

    This webinar will explore the dynamics and the strategies that have emerged on the left to address decolonization in the region.

  2. Producing knowledge from the left in Eastern Europe

    21 October 2021

    Understanding Eastern Europe's postsocialist situation from a left perspective has been a major challenge for left politics in the region in recent decades. This webinar will bring together speakers from organizations who produce knowledge from the left in Eastern Europe, to discuss how they address this challenge: what organizational models they use to resist academic, political and market pressures, and how they combine the task of analysis with that of organizing and building social power.

  3. Beyond the ‘China threat’: Chinese investments in Eastern Europe and the reorganisation of global capitalism

    14 October 2021

    Join our second webinar of a four part series called 30 years into the ‘transition’: East European New Left Perspectives. This second webinar will address Eastern Europe's entanglement into Chinese capital.

  4. Class, geopolitics and "civil society" in post-Soviet political protests

    23 September 2021

    Organized around a new collection of analyses by a new generation of left thinkers in the region, this webinar is the first in a series of four that will bring to the limelight East European left perspectives.

  5. How to stop the displacement of millions caused by European arms exports

    28 September 2021

    Our groundbreaking report ‘Smoking Guns’ found that European arms exports have contributed to the displacement of at least 1.1 million people. Our research joined the dots between Europe’s arms exports, forced displacement and migration.

  6. Empire, Islamophobia and the War on Terror

    Arun Kundnani
    07 September 2021
    In this fascinating conversation, Arun Kundnani interviews Deepa Kumar who traces the longer historical and racist roots of the War on Terror that in the last 20 years has killed at least one million people.
  7. El proceso constituyente en Chile: ¿qué significa para una democracia en un contexto de crisis?

    27 September 2021

    ¿Qué significa un proceso constituyente cuyo objetivo final es redactar una nueva constitución para una democracia que se encuentra en crisis?

  8. The Constitutional Process in Chile – What does it mean for a democracy in times of crisis?

    27 September 2021

    What does a new constitutional process mean for a democracy that finds itself in crisis?

  9. El fin innoble de la lucha contra el terrorismo

    31 August 2021

    Desde que se declaró la Guerra contra el Terrorismo en septiembre de 2001, la política mundial se ha reconfigurado. En un momento en que el estado de guerra permanente culmina su vigésimo año, analizamos comentarios y críticas del personal del TNI y de sus investigadores e investigadoras y asociados sobre la guerra y sus consecuencias. Muchos de estos análisis han resultado ser trágicamente visionarios o incluso proféticos.

  10. An ignoble end to counter-terrorism

    30 August 2021

    Global politics have been reshaped since the Global War on Terror was declared in September 2001. As this permanent state of war concludes its twentieth year, we look back on some of the commentaries and critiques penned by TNI's staff, Fellows and Associates on the war and its consequences, many of which proved to be tragically prescient, if not prophetic.  

  11. Democratic and collective ownership of public goods and services

    • Luca Hopman, Satoko Kishimoto, Bertie Russell, Louisa Valentin
    20 August 2021

    Many cities and citizens have devised new ways to manage essentials. Public-community collaborations can unlock local knowledge and empower citizens by combining the city’s administrative and political power with the potential of its citizens.

  12. View over Loikaw, capital of Karenni (Kayah) State

    Earning Credentials: A Karenni perspective on the future of Burma/Myanmar

    17 August 2021

    Since the February coup by the State Administration Council, conflict has spread in many parts of the country. In this commentary Khun Bedu explains why Karenni (Kayah) State is a critical example of political developments underway. Popular resistance is continuing. And, with the UN General Assembly soon to meet, a key moment is approaching to decide which is the legitimate government that represents the people.

  13. Grappling with growth

    Daniel Boston
    17 August 2021

    Degrowth argues that environmental sustainability and social justice necessitate transitioning beyond growth-reliance. In order to address social and environmental issues, we have to transition towards societies that are not just smaller in size but also operate according to a different logic - a logic that is not determined by the market sphere.

  14. In search of Real Utopias

    16 August 2021

    The Transformative Cities People’s Choice Award is unlike any other award, as it is a tool for discovering Real Utopias from which to draw lessons.

  15. Riesgos en la renegociación del TLC con la UE

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    10 August 2021

    Un paso importante para el gobierno actual y el propósito de terminar con el neoliberalismo y defender los recursos energéticos, sería evitar a toda costa en el TLC con la Unión Europea (TLCUEM), actualmente en renegociación, mecanismos de arbitraje supranacional y asegurar que las trasnacionales europeas se sujeten a los derechos humanos en México.

  16. Risks for Mexico in the Renegotiation of its FTA with the European Union

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    10 August 2021

    To end neoliberalism and defend energy resources, the present government of Andres Manuel López Obrador must step up and avoid at all costs the inclusion of supranational arbitration mechanisms in a renegotiated FTA with the European Union (EU-Mexico FTA), and ensure that European transnational corporations are made accountable for human rights violations in Mexico.

  17. De vervuiler is koning

    Jilles Mast
    09 August 2021

    Je moet maar durven. Ruim 900 miljoen euro aan overheidssubsidies ontvangen en vervolgens een claim indienen van 1,4 miljard tegen de hand die je heeft gevoed. Elektriciteitsproducent RWE deed het, omdat de Nederlandse overheid per 2030 de stook van kolen voor energieopwekking wil verbieden. De actie staat symbool voor een breder probleem: marktwerking in de energiesector. Marktwerking brengt de transitie naar 100 procent duurzaam en lokaal opgewekte stroom in gevaar.