News

News

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

nicky dec 11 1

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

Posted in Climate, Corporate, Getting Action, News | Leave a comment

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

TTIP fracking image 2

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

Posted in Corporate, Getting Action, News | Leave a comment

Bolivia, 15 Years on from the Water War

Gente enojada San Martín

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

Posted in Blog From Bolivia, Corporate, Getting Action, News | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Climate, Corporate, Getting Action, News | 1 Comment

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?

Posted in Corporate, Getting Action, News | Leave a comment

Democracy Center in the Press

nicky dec 11 1

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

Posted in Getting Action, Media Archive, News | Leave a comment

Dec 2014 #2: What Happened at the United Nations Climate Summit in Lima

image cop20

After Lima – what we saw and heard

Posted in News, Newsletter | 1 Comment

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

collage_square

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.

Posted in Climate, Getting Action, News | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

samaipata 1 reduced

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.

Posted in Climate, Corporate, News, Newsletter | Leave a comment

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

cover_English_web

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

Posted in Climate, Getting Action, News | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments