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Feminism from memory: Community feminism in Bolivia

A workshop in La Paz on community feminism, movement for political action that questions the definitions and chronology posed by feminist currents arising in the past in Europe and the United States.



Is geography destiny? Mexico faces the renegotiation of NAFTA

What is at stake in the renegotiation of NAFTA? So far, the results of the treaty differ as much from free trade's most catastrophic visions as they do from its siren songs.



The rookie union that took on the coffee behemoth and won: The case of Starbucks Chile

Based on a case study by Felipe Labra, this story by the FES project "Trade Unions in Transformation" presents the case of power resources in the worker’s union at Starbucks Chile.



Yurts, condos and sewage: the particular challenges of urbanization in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) – City planner Sumkhuu Yadam on urban planning as a political activity in the Mongolian context, and the rights of the growing city population



Transforming cities for decent work

Seoul (R. Korea) – In the fight against socioeconomic injustice, cities have a decisive political responsibility and the Seoul Declaration on Decent Work City holds the answer how they can embrace it.



Will Nairobi’s ambitious renewal project secure residents' social rights?

Nairobi (Kenya) – Amid the beauty surrounding Kenya’s capital is an acute shortage for affordable housing.



Halting the spawn of foreign debt

Indebted countries that receive a debt relief continue to return to square one, a poignant lesson in the history of debt that should encourage progressive economic solutions to indebtedness presented in this contribution by economist Fanwell Bokosi



Foreign debt in the G-20: Waiting for Godot

Quito (Ecuador) – In the Hanseatic city shaken by turmoil during the recent G-20 meeting, the issue of foreign debt virtually disappeared from the official agenda



Bridging Social Capital – A new attempt on SDG 16 Peace in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The people in Afghanistan and Pakistan share the same social values and perceptions—this surprising result questions the interpretation of the violent conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan to being driven by ethnic, political and religious dissensions.



Corporations divert UN agenda, claims civil society report

New York (NY) – Global report Spotlight assesses how privatization and corporate capture have become obstacles to progress under the 2030 Agenda

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