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December 2014: Citizen Action on the Climate Crisis – The Democracy Center Needs Your Help

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The December Newsletter is full of news about just-published projects and our activities at COP20 – as well as a request for help from you.

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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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Fracking, Free Trade Agreements, and the Mechanisms of Corporate Power

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TTIP and fracking activists came together on the Oct 11th days of action. It is crucial they continue to do this, and challenge the system of corporate entitlement that stands in the way of both movements.

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Getting Action: Strategic lines of ATTAC at the Summer University


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

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


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


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: A Cheque Written in Blood

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Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni 8: Oil and Human Rights Campaigner, Sarah Shoraka’s first hand account of the ongoing movement for justice in the Niger Delta.

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Getting Action: Unfair, Unsustainable, and Under the Radar


An article by report author Thomas Mc Donagh on how global investment rules and state-investor arbitration undermine sustainable development efforts.

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Report: Unfair, Unsustainable, and Under the Radar


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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Getting Action: Dragging the TPP Out of the Shadows


Arthur Stamoulis of Citizens Trade Campaign asks why we’ve heard so little about the Transpacific Partnership – and points out what is being done to stop it.

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