Articles by The Democracy Center Staff

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

Which future do you choose?

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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New 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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Sources of Information on the TIPNIS Controversy

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Here the Democracy Center provides our readers with a range of sources of analysis and reporting on the TIPNIS controversy.

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Some good news from the climate battlefield…

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Getting Action on Climate: We just published an inspiring and, we hope, valuable new series of profiles on global climate activism. Read the blog post and follow the links to find out more…

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Off the Market

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As Brazilian forest policy comes under scrutiny during Rio+20, read how it plays out in neighbouring Bolivia

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Strategy briefing: the Keystone XL series

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Voices from across the anti-Keystone campaign share their stories, reflections and inspirations in our new strategy briefing – available to download.

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Getting Action: Citizens to Governments – Show me the Money!

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GA reposts Michael Lipsky of Demos on fiscal transparency and the open budget movement.

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