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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 until Friday, June 16th.

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

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

$omnambulism

Somnambulism: Debt Zombies

A Film by Fresca Films and ODG. 

Somnambulism is the sensation of the moment, a movie based on a true story. It tells of a strange epidemic that is sweeping the world. Its symptoms are fear and obsession fight through work without stopping thinking, never stopping to rest in order to meet the payments, with duty, with debt. An epidemic makes up in our dreams we get up to do as we are told: go to pay our creditors, sacrifice on...

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  • Debt

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