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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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SA does not need the Grand Inga Project

SA does not need the Grand Inga Project By Rudo Sanyanga | Original Source: Daily Maverick | 14 November 2018 Given the high cost of the Grand Inga Project on the Congo River and the risk it involves, one cannot help

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Learning From Einstein – What to do with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC)

Learning From Einstein – What to do with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) By Dick Forslund | Original Source: Business Day | 05 November 2018 Albert Einstein is said to have defined madness as expecting different results from repetitions of

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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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3rd Session of the People’s Permanent Tribunal

3rd Session of the People’s Permanent Tribunal By Keamogetswe Seipato | AIDC Programme Coordinator | 9 October 2018 The time has come once more for the people to be heard! The Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power is hosting

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The Importance of The Right To Say No: Power From The People

The Importance of The Right To Say No: Power From The People By Carol Masingi | AIDC Researcher | 26 September 2018 The scramble for Africa did not stop with the end of colonialism in African countries. In fact, it

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What’s public about the Public Investment Corporation?

What’s public about the Public Investment Corporation? By Fred Hendricks | Amandla Magazine Issue 58 | 20 August 2018 Introduction The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) is a behemoth in the South African economy. It is the single largest investor in

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End Illicit Financial Flows and Wage Evasion

End Illicit Financial Flows and Wage Evasion Transnational Corporations (TNC) wield a massive amount of power in the global economy. They use that power to undermine the sovereignty of nation states and consolidate themselves as the real rulers of the

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What does the legalisation of zama zamas mean on paper and in reality – and what are the implications of this?

The legalization of zama zamas and the implications. By Carol Masingi | Researcher | 17 July 2018 Gwede Mantashe, minister of The Department of Mineral Resources, is in the process of legalizing illegal miners, who are also known as artisanal

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