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2019 is the year to embrace energy democracy – or face social and climate breakdown

2019 is the year to embrace energy democracy – or face social and climate breakdown By Susann Scherbarth and Sean Sweeney | Original Source: opendemocracy.net | 21 January 2019 “If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what

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Final Declaration, Thematic Social Forum

Final Declaration Thematic Social Forum on Mining and Extractivist Economy | For other languages, click here | 10 December 2018 BEYOND EXTRACTIVISM: RECLAIMING PEOPLES POWER, OUR RIGHT TO SAY NO! We, the participants of the Thematic Social Forum on Mining

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Phansi nge Corporate Power! We demand the Right to Say No!

Phansi nge Corporate Power! We demand the Right to Say No! Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power | 23 November 2018 The Southern Africa Permanent Peoples Tribunal on Transnational Corporations (PPT) was organised by the Southern African Campaign to

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Our Burning Planet: The Long Suicide revisited

Our Burning Planet: The Long Suicide revisited By Jeff Rudin | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 23 November 2018 The single greatest threat to the future of humankind is an unknown to most people alive today. That is some thought.

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Everything must fall [Screening]

Join us on Thursday, 29 November 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a screening of Everything Must Fall and the following discussion with director Rehad Desai. Synopsis: An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student movement that

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Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global

Transforming the politics of food in Southern Africa, from the local to the global  Boaventura Monjane and Salena Tramel | Written for Amandla | 19 October 2018 Across the world, at least 821 million people suffer from hunger. Malnutrition and

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Record number of states attend start of UN negotiations

Record number of states attend start of UN negotiations for a treaty on transnational corporations and Human Rights Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power | Press Release | 17 October 2018 This press release is issued by the Global Campaign to

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Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock [Amandla Forum 17/10]

Amandla Forum 17/10: Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock Join us on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, from 18h00 at AIDC (129 Rochester Road, Observatory) for a talk on Organising Resistance in the Gig Economy with Jamie Woodcock,

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Deathly Silence

Deathly Silence By George Monbiot | Original Source: The Guardian | 11 October 2018 We’re getting there, aren’t we? We’re making the transition towards an all-electric future. We can now leave fossil fuels in the ground and thwart climate breakdown.

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A Global Middle Class Tipping Point?

A Global Middle Class Tipping Point? By Kenan Malik | Original Source: The Guardian | 10 October 2018 Half the world is now middle class. So ran the headlines reporting a Brookings Institution analysis of global poverty, according to which 3.8 billion

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