The current vaccine crisis in the midst of a pandemic could be a tipping point for the current order of global governance. The global policy response and vaccine rollout have proven too inept to counter the catastrophic moral failure of affluent countries' vaccine hoarding. The WHO Director General’s performative pleas for vaccine equity have done little to move an intransigent system of global governance to address an emergency of this scale. What do these overlapping and related failures mean at national and international levels?
Six decades after the death of the revolutionary thinker Frantz Fanon and the publication of his masterpiece The Wretched of the Earth, Algeria is witnessing another revolution, this time against the national bourgeoisie that Fanon railed against in his passionate and ferocious chapter ‘The Pitfalls of National Consciousness’. What would he say about the new Algerian revolution? How might he act in the face of current events? What can we as young Algerians learn from his reflections and experiences?
After decades of conflict, it is often said that that political struggle in Myanmar has three groupings: military, pro-democracy and ethnic. But, as Cheery Zahau argues in this commentary, the ethnic nationality cause is frequently marginalised and misunderstood. Paradigm shifts in political behaviour and perspectives are required on all sides if the failures of the past are not to be repeated.
Join our third webinar Revolutionary Rehearsals: Rhythms of Resistance in North Africa. Thursday 24 June 18:00 CET. This episode will take a closer look at Algeria, Morocco, Sudan and Western Sahara with the in-depth expertise of our speakers.
In the aftermath of the November general election the intense fighting between the national armed forces (Tatmadaw) and the Arakan Army came to an unexpected halt. Since the February coup of the State Administration Council, the situation has remained delicately poised. Political sentiment is very high. But Rakhine nationalism is presently on a different cycle to political movements in other parts of the country. In this commentary Kyaw Lynn outlines why the coming months will remain a time of high tension and uncertainty in Arakan politics.
Los levantamientos populares continúan en Colombia y se enfrentan cada vez más a una brutal represión policial, resultado de una alianza de fuerzas neoliberales, de derecha y extrema derecha. ¿Quiénes son los sujetos políticos? ¿Cómo llegamos hasta esta situación? ¿Cuáles son las salidas posibles?
As Popular Uprisings continue across Colombia, they have been met with brutal repression from an alliance of neoliberal, right-wing and extreme-right forces. Who are the people involved? How did we get here? And what's the way out?
Este Seminario virtual tiene como objetivo abrir un diálogo entre las/os parlamentarias/os europeas/os y mexicanas/os y la sociedad civil promoviendo una reflexión colectiva sobre los principales desafíos del nuevo acuerdo en términos del respeto de los derechos humanos y del medio ambiente
This Webinar aims to open a dialogue among European and Mexican members of Parliament and civil society to promote a collective reflection on the main challenges the new agreement presents for human rights and the environment.
TNI's tenth State of Power report explores the history, structures and changing dynamics of the military, policing and homeland security in the world today and outlines emancipatory visions and ideas to end the violence of the state.
Neo-capitalist development in the form of resource extraction in the North Eastern region of India has continuously expanded through mining, hydroelectric power plants, and militarised infrastructure, while basic necessities remain unmet. This has created a complex field for the contestation of identities, land sovereignty, and conflict.
Antonia Hinojosa Del Campo, Constanza Maluenda Castañeda, Daniela Ortega San Martín, Danny Rayman Labrin, Dinka Benítez Piraino, Macarena Martínez Abarca, Natalia Vallejos Gutiérrez
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Chile's national police, the Carabineros, have a long and bloody track record of silencing groups demanding their labour, social and economic rights. Their continued existence and violence shows how the Carabineros serve as a key institution for maintaining social structures that perpetuate social injustices that benefit the elite.
Militarism is the glue that underpins violence being meted out to people around the world at the hands of the police and security forces. It will continue to sustain the violent, abusive, racist, oppressive policing that looks to uphold an oppressive and destructive status quo. It affects every one of us, so it is everyone’s concern.
The constant waging of counterinsurgency by the US both domestically and on foreign soil has served as the basis of exchange among the institutions of the US and, eventually, the global coercive apparatus.
Özelleştirmeye karşı direniş, değiştirme kudreti olan bir güce dönüştü: (yeniden) belediyeleştirme. (Yeniden) belediyeleştirme terimi, hizmetlerin yeniden kamu mülkiyetine alınması ve yeni kamu hizmetlerinin yaratılması anlamına geliyor. Son yıllarda, Ulusötesi Enstitü (Transnational Institute) ve ortak kuruluşlar, dünya çapında 58 ülkede 2.400’den fazla şehri kapsayan 1.400’den fazla başarılı (yeniden) belediyeleştirme örneği tespit etti.
Retail companies are forcing workers to follow orders dictated by digital devices and corporate algorithms. To regain autonomy, creativity, and agency in the workplace we need to start politicising the use of digital technologies.
El presente informe analiza el alcance de la industria de la seguridad de fronteras a nivel mundial, al centrarse en los mercados geográficos más importantes: Australia, Europa y Estados Unidos. En el informe se enumeran las violaciones de los derechos humanos y los riesgos en cada sector de la industria, se presenta a los actores empresariales más importantes y se hace especial hincapié en los inversores clave de cada empresa.
La conferencia New Politics 2021 supuso una profunda contribución teórica a muchos de los debates más pertinentes a los que se enfrenta la izquierda internacional. Durante cinco días, los participantes ex- ploraron cuestiones sobre el Estado, la clase social, los movimientos sociales, los partidos políticos, el feminismo y la política interseccional, el ecosocia- lismo y varios otros temas.
The New Politics conference 2021 made a profound theoretical contribution to many of the most pertinent debates facing the left internationally. Over five days, participants explored questions about the state, social class, social movements, political parties, feminism and intersectional politics, eco-socialism, and much more.