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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

Maps of the on-line course "Energy for the EU: Challenging Cross Border Cooperation"

As a result of the first edition of the online course "Energy for the EU: Challenging Cross Border Cooperation", the students have made this colaborative map with all the cases that they have been studying during the course. All the research is avaible by clicking on every case. The thematic maps below have been created by students in order to explain the context for every project above, adding...

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  • Energy
  • Extraterritoriality

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

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

The Project of the United States of Europe in the context of the Eurozone Crisis

Sergi Cutillas, member of ODG and PACD. Article published in Viento Sur. Numb. 144.

Building Europe: intergovernmental model vs supranational The main political meaning of the Maastricht Treaty (1991-92), which prolongs and goes beyond the Single European Act (1985) is that the German, French and English imperialists bourgeoisies agreed to make a transfer (limited) of national sovereignty to start embryonic structures to create a supranational European state. The introduction of...

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  • Debt

Web documentary "walking the line" about the Southern Gas Corridor

Counter Balance , Platform and Re:Common are pleased to announce the launch of the webdocumentary “Walking the Line”. This webdocumentary presents the risks associated with the Euro-Caspian Mega Pipeline or Southern Gas Corridor. One of the biggest pipelines ever conceived, the corridor is supposed to stretch 3500 km from Azerbaijan to Italy and supply Europe with gas for many decades to come...

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  • Energy

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