Welcome

The Democracy Center works globally to advance social, economic and environmental justice, by helping citizens understand and influence the public issues that impact their lives.

Comments are closed.

Food Sovereignty – Participatory Video


Check these powerful testimonies from grower-activists across the globe, gathered for a conference on Food Sovereignty by the University of Michigan. Includes footage we submitted from the 2014 People's Summit in Lima, Peru.

What's New

Fracking with the Happy People

Protesters at the fracking site in Vendsyssel. (Credit: Bloker Boretårnet)

How the search for shale gas is exposing cracks in Denmark’s showcase democracy.

Getting Action: Cutting Off The Flow Of Finance To Coal

November 2012. Direct action in Charlotte: four simultaneous lockdowns at Bank of America branches. Nine people arrested, including grandmothers Pat Moore (below, right) and Beth Henry. Credit: RAN

Thomas Mc Donagh examines the RAN-headed campaign that has seen Bank of America do a u-turn on coal financing.

Women, Violence and Climate Change

Irene, Isabel, María Eugenia, and Rosa - explore their stories of resilience to patriarchy and climate change

Climate Change is About…Women: What we learned about resilience in the women-led community of María Auxiliadora

Featured

On The Ground And In The Boardrooms – Strategies For Connecting Frontline Struggles With Corporate Capture Of Climate Policy

Corporate_Conquistadors English cover image-EN-cover

LATEST REPORT Corporate Conquistadors: The Many Ways Multinationals Both Drive and Profit from Climate Change

Climate Change is About…Women

Isabel_Maria_Auxiliadora

LATEST PROJECT A multi-layered photodocumentary microsite exploring the interrelations between violence, resilience and climate change in the lives of four women in a peri-urban Bolivian community.

Report: Movement Strategies for Moving Mountains

cover_English_web

Based on in-depth conversations with activists worldwide, this report explores opportunities for strategic climate action around COP20 in Lima and beyond.

Sign up for Democracy Center News!
Climate Change Climate Change Climate Change

Archives by Date

Archives by Topic