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Damming Dissent: How An Italian Multinational Is Persecuting Environmental Defenders In Colombia

This article relates to a current international solidarity campaign around environmental defenders in Colombia. Find out more here

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Persecución y represión de defensores ambientales en Colombia

Las prácticas de una multinacional italiana en Huila, Colombia, ejemplifican cómo se utiliza cada vez más la criminalización de los activistas para acabar con la disidencia y la participación democrática real.

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One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism?

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For Indigenous Peoples, Megadams Are ‘Worse than Colonization’

These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.

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Corporate Power Doesn’t Always Win: Remembering the FTAA

A decade ago, a transnational coalition beat back the largest corporate trade deal in history. Here’s what they can teach opponents of the TPP.

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Ten Years After the Defeat of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) – Lessons for Current Struggles

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the defeat of the FTAA. What can we learn from that victory and the subsequent corporate counter-offensive in Latin America for our current global struggles against free trade and corporate power?

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Fracking with the Happy People

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

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

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

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

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