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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

Alternatives Map expansion!

Second round: The Map of Popular Alternatives keeps searching for new cases. At ODG, as part of Ecawatch we are pleased to inform you that we begin the second round of searching for alternatives to megainfrastructure projects, with an extension of the mapping project “ Popular Alternative Proposals of envisioning Infrastructure ”. The main aim of this map is to spread information, proposals and...

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  • Energy
  • Land

Debt Common Project for Europe

ODG and PACD, with collaboration of the City Council of Barcelona.

Following the spirit of the Conferences of the Plan B for Europe , the Observatori del Deute en la Globalització (ODG) and the Plataforma por la Auditoría Ciudadana de la Deuda (PACD) , toghether with international partner organizations and with collaboration of the City Council of Barcelona, organize in Barcelona the cicle of workshops and debates "Debt Common Project for Europe" between...

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  • Debt

Apúntate al Volt II: Un reto a los grandes proyectos energéticos

Open registrations for Volt II: Challenging large energy infrastructure projects.

How can we respond from the perspective of peoples energy sovereignty?

The Peoples Energy Sovereignty Network (Catalonia) and the organisations that are part of it, want to invite you to participate in the second edition of the VOLT, a journey that aims to establish links between different groups, campaigns and local struggles . The VOLT also aims at building alliances to work on future responses to major energy projects. The purpose of the VOLT II is to stablish a...

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  • Energy

Policy coherence for development in Catalonia from an environmental perspective

Are we contributing to the environmental destruction on a planetary scale?

12 pag. April 2015.

Last policy paper of ODG team on Coherence and external environmental responsibility. It is the first document on Policy Coherence for Development published in Catalonia. It examines the extent and ways in which Catalonia contributes to the "Sixth Great Extinction" of species, the accelerated loss of biodiversity on a global scale basis, and the derivatives that this has on people that depend on...

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  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Peoples Mobilizations for a UN Treaty on TNCs inside and outside the UNHRC!

From 6 to 10 July 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will convene an unprecedented process that has the potential of providing new avenues for access to justice for communities affected by human rights violations committed by Transnational Corporations (TNCs) worldwide. This process could also represent a landmark in reversing the parallel forces that – for over 40 years of...

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  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

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