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Articles and opinion

Article / 19th May 2008

A collection of facts, organisations, reports and further resources about the land crisis from a global perspective.

Article / 19th May 2008

A collection of facts, organisations, reports and further resources about education from a global perspective.

Article / 19th May 2008

Pushing back against the unrepresentative and undemocratic nature of decision-making, the nebulous ‘global justice movement' has become a dynamic new player in international politics. The movement's advocates fight on a number of causes, including the demand for a greater say for people rather than international technocrats in matters that will most affect the general public; a fight against large-scale inequalities of power, opportunity and wealth; and resistance to the further privatisation of national and community resources.

Article / 19th May 2008

The three essential resources of land, energy and water are connected by the same crisis of inequality driven by increasing privatization and corporate control. While universal provision remains an eminently practical goal, it requires a shift in global priorities and wide-scale redistribution through a system of international sharing monitored by an effective and representative United Nations.