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Transnational Institute (TNI)

Networked politics : rethinking political organisation in an age of movements and networks work in progress

> Amsterdam, January 2007, 72 p. (pdf)

Networked Politics is the product of a collaborative research process for rethinking political organisation in an age of movements and networks. In a world where the traditional institutions of democratic control have been weakened by an unconstrained global market and superpower military ambitions, it uncovers diverse forms of resistance with the potential to create new institutions for social change. The authors set out the principles upon which such transformations should be based, and (...) read

date of on-line publication : 21 March 2007

CETIM, Comité pour l’Annulation de la Dette du Tiers monde (CADTM)

Let’s launch an enquiry into the debt !

> A manual on how to organise audits on Third World debts

If, for the creditors, the Third World debt can seem like a real gold mine, for the people living in the Third World, it feels more like a straight jacket. However the debt is a story, stories, very complicated, that can be entangled, unclear, and often very questionable... What has happened to the money of this loan ? Under what conditions was this loan contracted ? What share has been misappropriated ? What crimes have been committed with this money ? Etc. A debt audit allows us to (...) read

date of on-line publication : 7 December 2006

Global civil society 2006/7

> by Mary Kaldor, Helmut Anheier and Marlies Glasius, Sage publications, Londres, octobre 2006, 400 p., £24.99

Suicide bombings, collateral damage, kidnappings and air strikes pepper the lexicon of twenty-first century politics. Global Civil Society 2006/7 explores the complex relationship between violence, civil society and legitimacy in a unique dialogue that crosses political, cultural and religious boundaries. Is the use of violence by non-state actors ever justified ? How is violence transmitted from the private to the public sphere ? Why is terror and « the war on terror » catalysing rather than (...) read

date of on-line publication : 21 November 2006

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