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Women, Violence and Climate Change

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

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Bolivia: 15 Years After the Cochabamba Water Revolt, Echoes in New Cases of Corporate Abuse

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The same patterns of corporate privilege and abuse witnessed in Cochabamba in 2000 persist today.

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The Case That Blew the Lid Off the World Bank’s Secret Courts

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Reflections on the Water War to aid our current fight against TTIP and TPP.

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Bolivia, 15 Years on from the Water War

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Aldo Orellana on the Water War’s legacy in Bolivia fifteen years on.

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Fracking in Bolivia – the fracturing of Mother Earth

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This translated article from the Bolivian press sheds light on the current situation vis a vis fracking in Bolivia and Argentina.

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There’s Something About Water

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What could Cochabamba in 2000 tell us about Ireland’s present battle over water privatization?

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Democracy Center in the Press

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All our latest reporting and other media outings, from corporate conquistadors to TTIP and more…

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COP20 Gender Day – What does genuine, legitimate participation by women look like?

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Leny Olivera writing from Lima, where the Democracy Center is hosting a photo exhibition at the People’s Climate Summit, based on our photo-documentary Climate Change is About…Women.

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

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

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Democracy Center team at the COP20 and the People’s Summit in Lima this week

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On-the-ground coverage from around the COP20 all week from the DC team in Lima. Stay tuned to this blog page and follow/connect @DemocracyCenter

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