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Sowing Dignity in the face of Patriarchy and Climate Change, in photos

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At the end of May 2015 the Democracy Center and women from the María Auxiliadora community in the Zona Sur of Cochabamba, Bolivia, organized a photo exhibition and speaking event under the title Sembrando Dignidad Ante el Patriarcado y el Cambio Climático – Sowing Dignity in the face of Patriarchy and Climate Change.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

Original creative commons artwork by Jared Rodriguez for Truthout.org

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

Dublin Says No protest, Nov. 2014 - Photo credit William Murphy (infomatique) on Flickr

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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