Articles by The Democracy Center Staff

Getting Action Beyond New York: Shifting the Focus to the South

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There is an opportunity afoot to strengthen justice and global South representation in the climate movement (and here are a couple of resources to help us do it)

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Making the Case for Hope, Strategy and Cold War Thinking: Reflections on NYC Climate Week

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A collection of articles and interviews that capture thinking on the issues surrounding the People’s Climate March in September 2014, both before and after it took place.

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Getting Action: Strategic lines of ATTAC at the Summer University

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Thomas Mc Donagh reports back from the ESU where solid strategies were both discussed and implemented.

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New Report: Movement Strategies for Moving Mountains

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In a new report based on in-depth conversations with activists worldwide we explore opportunities for strategic climate action around COP20 in Lima.

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Getting Action Strategy Check: Confronting ‘corporate super-rights’ in the TTIP

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Two seasoned campaigners look at the story so far in confronting ISDS mechanisms in trade deals like the TTIP.

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Getting Action: Strangling Democracy

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How the TPP Extends the Tentacles of Corporate Power: trade deals and the threat that investor-state arbitration poses to democracy.

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Getting Action: Two Energy Futures

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Ruthi Brandt from UK Tar Sands network guest blogs on the possibilities, and implications, of our two Energy Futures – a special post for Reclaim Power! Day of Action for People and Community Energy Alternatives.

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Report: Unfair, Unsustainable, and Under the Radar

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New paper sheds an urgent public light on the system of international investment rules and tribunals corporations use to undermine citizen and government action on urgent social and environmental issues.

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Latest articles from the Democracy Center

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Head to our Media Center to find links to recent articles and blogs from Democracy Center staff on Think Progress, New Internationalist, Red Pepper, Alternet and more.

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Looking Back with Fears for the Future

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In the wake of election climate silence and a superstorm, Shawn, Leny and Aldo from the DC team reflect on their research with Bolivian communities impacted by climate change.

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