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Democracy and the struggles for rights are a common ground for activists all over the world. Feminist in the Basque country and Kenya, indigenous peoples in Central America and the Andes, workers in the Philippines and Indonesia, defenders of environment from South Africa, peasants in Mexico and Brazil among others are gathered in this set of talks between activitists prepared by People’s ...
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This Special Forum of Globalizations co-edited by Nora McKeon and Gonzalo Berrón grows from a collective effort to assess the deep changes underway in the world in a dialogue between specific struggles on the ground to defend rights and territories and the dynamics of the global trends that impact on them all. Behind what can look like fragmented battles and constructions, we ...
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This workshop, organized by the People´s Sovereignty network, aims at sharing the experiences of social movement and civil society activists from different regions of the world who are struggling to defend their rights and sovereignty over their territories and lives. All over the world, financial capitalism and extractivism are appropriating land as if it was nothing more than a commodity, ...
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Barry Gills, professor of Development Studies at the University of Helsinki, founding editor of Globalizations and member of the People's Sovereignty Network talks to XR Finland about radicalism, world systems and deep restoration. XR Finland's new interview series Rethinking is about looking into the future and rethinking the responses to current climate and ecological crises with interesting ...
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More and more people and communities all around the world are now painfully aware of the devastating reality that the COVID-19 pandemic accentuated — INEQUALITY. The disparities between the rich and the poor have become more pronounced that it begs each and every one of us to address it. While we are faced with these realities, we ask this question: Will we go back to this when this is ...
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The Global Justice Now website is presenting various interviews and texts, that show the action taken by the peoples of the global south and the impacts created there in the COVID-19 crisis. So far on the website, they have prepared a total of three interviews: South Korea, South Africa, and Ecuador. Furthermore, they have a blog on the situation in Bangladesh.Covid-19 is changing our lives ...
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As a response and way of organization, feminist and LGBTQA* movements from around the world have published a manifesto to emerge from the pandemic together and change the system. It is not the isolation created by this pandemic that will stop these moments from struggling against patriarchal violence and for a better future for everybody since after this crisis the system can't go back to ...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has provoked widespread discussion of what kind of future the world should look forward to after the crisis. One of the areas of economic life around which there is spirited debate is the global food system. This paper focuses on how the pandemic has exposed the fragility of the corporate-dominated global food supply system and shown that it is not, as the Food and ...
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In response to an unprecedented global health emergency, many states are rolling out measures from deploying armies and drones to control public space, to expanding digital control through facial recognition technology and tracker apps.This webinar explored the political dimension of state responses, particularly the securitisation of COVID-19 through the expansion of powers for military, police, ...
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This document presents FIAN International’s preliminary analysis of the impact of COVID-19 and the measures taken by governments around the world to contain the pandemic on the human right to food and nutrition (HRtFN). It is the result of a collective effort to monitor developments around the world over the last two weeks, and it is based on our mandate to support grassroots communities and ...
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