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The Arhuaco People's statement, Colombia

On July 27th the Arhuaco People will stop the illegal activities of the Peña de Horeb quarry for the irreversible damage to its causing to their territory

The Peña de Horeb quarry has been operating illegally within the ancestral and traditional territory of the Arhuaco People of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia , since they do not have a mining title or an Environmental Management Plan. The competent environmental authorities like Corpocesar , have not taken effective measures to sanction the illegality of this quarry's activity...

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  • Energy
  • Extraterritoriality

#MarcaEspaña: What rubbish are we exporting - International call for action

After buying the Banco Popular for 1 Euro; for the first time the Banco SANTANDER on trial.
This Monday, June 12th, 2017 For the first time justice is sitting on the deck 7 DIRECTORS OF SANTANDER BANK, INVESTIGATED BY MONEY LAUNDERING... while the bank destroys lives worldwide. This week Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos has given away to them the Banco Popular for one Euro. It was not really worth it. Nobody wanted to buy it, even for free. Its logical destination was to be...

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  • Debt

International meeting #TensemlesXarxes

On Saturday June 3rd, the Xarxa per la Sobirania Energètica (The Energy Sovereignty Network, Xse) is organising an international meeting about reclaiming control of energy through the remunicipalisation of electricity distribution. Xse, in addition to many other issues, has been working on electricity distribution. Last a first working meeting was organised around reclaiming distribution networks...

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  • Energy

Accusation Manifest, People's Tribunal on the Castor project

Faced with impunity, the citizens accuse.

You can join as an organisation or individual through this form.

The Castor project -a geological gas storage offshore in the Mediterranean-, granted to ESCAL UGS (66.6% participated by Florentino Perez’s ACS) by the PSOE government, hibernated its activity in 2013 after causing 1,000 earthquakes that shook the population of the Sénia territories (in Catalonia and Valencia). Subsequent to the disaster, studies done by Spain’s Geological and Mining Institute...

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  • Debt
  • Energy

Peoples' Tribunal on the Castor Project

Because we know that the Castor project is a 3420 million € scam that we are pa ying through our gas bill s, Because we want to point out those to blame for this social & environmental disaster : the company ACS & Florentino Pérez , the Spanish Government -both PSOE & PP-, and the European Investment Bank (EIB ) , Because we will hold a trial that will point at corporate power &...

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  • Energy

"Conversation with Costas Lapavitsas: Eurozone failure, German policies and a New Path for Greece."

Greece: past, present and future

Last February, we had the opportunity to exchange with Costas Lapavitasas in an event where Marta Prat, Laia Altarriba and Joao França exchanged with this economist from SOAS University of London. Lapavitsas was elected member of the Hellenic Parliament with Syriza in the general elections of January of 2015 and later he joined Popular Unity in August of 2015. He is known for his criticism of the...

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  • Debt

Debat ODG: Ashish Kothari. Vikalp Sangam.

Interview with Indian researcher and activist Ashish Kothari

Interview with researcher and activist Ashish Kothari, trained in sociology and with a broad work developed on environment, social justice, biodiversity and much more. Ashish was with us for the #DebatODG session of November 7th, with the theme " The quest and construction of transformative alternatives, contribution from the Vikalp Sangam in India and the ACKnowl-EJ project ". In this debate we...

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  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Energy for the EU: Challenging Cross Border Cooperation

Energy for the EU: Challenging Cross Border Cooperation

A free online course offered by the Debt Observatory in Globalisation (ODG)

What does EU Cross Border Cooperation imply for EU countries and countries in Eastern Europe and North Africa? What is financialization and what impacts does it have in the context of energy infrastructure? How are these themes related to climate justice and democracy? And finally, how can people from different countries cooperate in order to set up cross border activism and promote ‘development...

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  • Debt
  • Energy

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