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Overcoming the Shock Doctrine

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Translated by Stacco Troncoso, edited by Ann Marie Utratel Lately, we’ve been talking about the techniques of manipulation used by the government and mass media, regarding the privatization of public education, and all public benefits. In these first months of legislature, the better part of this manipulation has been aimed at rendering us into a…

Remunicipalisation: Putting Water Back into Public Hands

Remunicipalisation: Putting Water Back into Public Hands

Groundbreaking motion design documentary puzzle about cities reversing water privatization to regain public control. This video explores water ‘remunicipalisation’ in Buenos Aires and Paris, looking at the challenges and benefits of reclaiming public water. It calls on citizens worldwide to mobilize around this option. Do it! Remunicipalisation Works! Find more case studies on the transition…

The Glyphosate Saga & “independent scientific advice” according to Germany, the UK & France

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently classified glyphosate, the active substance of Monsanto’s RoundUp herbicide, as “probably causing cancer in human beings”. Germany is charged by the EU with the safety review of glyphosate: yet three scientists sitting on its scientific panel on pesticides are employees of BASF and Bayer, two major pesticides producers. Meanwhile,…

Time to Act – International Day of Privacy June 13th 2015

Time to Act – International Day of Privacy June 13th 2015

via @Luise_Ungut Video Script to read: http://pastebin.com/MCwT9kbB Privacy means freedom. If privacy is restricted, this consequently means a restriction of freedom. A freedom that is actually assured to us be laws and constitutions of our governments. But what is happening now, right in front of our eyes? These laws and constitutions are being spurned by…

Global Day of Action on 18 April 2015

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The last decentralised European Day of Action against TTIP, CETA and TiSA on 11 October 2014 was a major success. Hundreds of activities all over Europe took place, several hundred thousand signatures for Stop TTIP were collected and dozens of media articles helped us to tell people about the threats posed by TTIP and CETA.…

Flow: For Love of Water

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How did a handful of corporations steal our water? Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights, and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel. Interviews with scientists and activists reveal the rapidly building crisis, at both the…

Activists arrested for defending these ancient trees

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Nine indigenous people and environmentalists were arrested recently for blocking workers and construction equipment from entering Areng Valley in southwestern Cambodia. The activists are working to stop the valley’s ancient forest and wildlife habitat from being submerged by a planned dam. Please help us get the project scrapped. “We are not giving up until the dam…