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, par Autres Brésils

Rio+20 et le nouvel échiquier de la politique internationale

Par Maureen Santos

Traduction : Autres Brésils
Article à paraître dans la revue Altermondes de novembre 2011 distribuée le 2 novembre 2011 en partenariat avec Libération
La Conférence des Nations unies sur le développement durable (CNUDD), qui se tiendra en Juin 2012, apporte dans son escarcelle vingt ans d’une (...)

, by SACSIS

The Green Growth Agenda: Is This the New Hope?

By Saliem Fakir

It could be argued that the climate change issue has become less about climate justice and more about new profits.
In South Africa, the concept of the green economy is abuzz with nervous energy. There have been numerous conferences on the subject in light of the upcoming United Nations Climate (...)

, by SACSIS

On the Wall Street Occupation

By Richard Pithouse

In The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck’s novel about the Great Depression, Tom Joad, the novel’s central character, a man who has been made poor and who is on the run from the law, tells his mother in the climactic scene that: “I been thinking about us, too, about our people living like pigs and (...)

En finir avec le nucléaire

Pourquoi et comment

Par Benjamin Dessus et Bernard Laponche, Editions du Seuil, 176 pages, 13€
Ce livre clair et concis démontre la nécessité et la possibilité d’en finir avec le nucléaire.
Il commence par réfuter les arguments spécieux de ses partisans sur l’indépendance énergétique prétendue ; sur la sûreté et la (...)

, por Social Watch

Una década perdida en la lucha contra la pobreza

La primera década del siglo XXI fue una década pérdida en la lucha contra la pobreza, a pesar del excelente rendimiento económico de las economías emergentes, dijo Roberto Bissio, coordinador de Social Watch, en las vísperas de los días internacionales contra el hambre y la pobreza.
Social Watch, red (...)

, par AlterEchos

G20 à Cannes : business as usual ou alternative globale

Depuis 2008, les G20, regroupant les chefs d’Etat des 20 pays les plus puissants de la planète, se succèdent. Officiellement « pour éviter l’effondrement du système financier et de l’économie mondiale » et « pour assurer une croissance mondiale fondée sur des bases saines et solides ». Pourtant, depuis (...)

, por EcoPortal

Monsanto disfrazado de oveja en Iniciativa México

La mayor amenaza para los maíces mexicanos

La amenaza más grave que enfrentan los maíces mexicanos son las gigantes empresas transnacionales de semillas -como Monsanto- que a nivel mundial controlan el mercado de semillas transgénicas, que presionan por todos los medios a su alcance para que México les otorgue permisos de siembra de maíz (...)

, by IPS

Boosting Agribusiness and Family Farms

By Marcela Valente

A plan to boost agribusiness, but based mainly on family farming and cooperatives, in Argentina is geared to producing and exporting more food – in a more sustainable manner.
That is the goal of the Strategic Agribusiness Plan (PEA) that representatives of the country’s 23 provinces and of 53 (...)

, by Social Watch

Financial Transactions Tax: the time has come

The idea of taxing international financial transactions is gaining ground. The European Union is promoting it internationally and studying the possibility of imposing it throughout the bloc, or at least in the euro area.
But it is still not clear what the scope of the tax would be or what the (...)

, por Inter Press Service (IPS)

Estiércol convertido en energía limpia

Por Koffigan E. Adigbli

Barriles cuidadosamente colocados hacen fila en la puerta de muchos hogares del barrio de Leona, en Kaolack, ciudad de 20.000 habitantes en el oeste de Senegal. Son señales del éxito de un proyecto para introducir el biogás como combustible.
Amadou Faye, cuya familia cría vacas, cabras y ovejas, y (...)

, by Common Dreams

Occupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now

By Naomi Klein

I was honored to be invited to speak at Occupy Wall Street on Thursday night. Since amplification is (disgracefully) banned, and everything I say will have to be repeated by hundreds of people so others can hear (a k a “the human microphone”), what I actually say at Liberty Plaza will have to be (...)

, by SACSIS

They’ve Tried Everything: What Now?

By Leonard Gentle

The world is tipping over into unknown territory. All the pundits are now starting to agree with US economist, Nouriel Roubini, famous for his prediction of the 2008 financial crash, that a second recession is inevitable. South Africa’s Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus has also added her voice (...)

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The Power of Open

The world has experienced an explosion of openness. From individual artists opening their creations for input from others, to governments requiring publicly funded works be available to the public, both the spirit and practice of sharing is gaining momentum and producing results.
Creative (...)