Eduardo Gudynas accuses some of David Harvey's Latin American followers of ‘friendly colonialism’. Harvey´s research team CENEDET in Ecuador replies, and Joan Martínez Alier comments

Eduardo Gudynas, CENEDET, Joan Martínez Alier

15 years of IIRSA

It has been 15 years since the creation of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA), and from the perspective of its contribution to integration, evaluation is necessary.

Raúl Zibechi


On the question of refugees, we have it – and that’s excellent. On the question of how to deal, at long last, with the Eurozone’s crisis, there has been no German leadership – indeed, quite the opposite, as the German government has been lagging behind

Yanis Varoufakis


Trade Unions for Energy Democracy is a global, multi-sector network of labor leaders dedicated to advancing democratic direction and control of energy in a way that promotes solutions to the climate crisis, energy poverty, and the degradation of both land and people and that responds

RLS - NYC Office

Economic Valuation of Nature

This brochure takes up arguments put forth in the debate about a new economy with nature. It shows that the political question is not whether economic valuation automatically involves putting a ‘price tag on nature’, but if it encourages pricing in practice.

Jutta Kill

Raúl Zibechi on Latin American Social Movements

How have power relations within social movements changed since the implementation of government social policies? Why does the extractivist model create a society without subjects, or social actors?

Vivi Benito


Gas leaks, oil spills (the most recent being this past February) are now commonplace. The people here point out the conspicuous absence of the employees of the province's Environment Ministry.

Nancy Piñero

Indigenous People in Brazil’s Amazon

An "innovative legal process" in Brazil: "Their culture has been attacked, a colonial practice whose objective is domination and the destruction of a culture, which is a complex and dynamic whole"

Mario Osava

Saskia Sassen in Athens - the interview

Saskia Sassen was in Athens on June 8th 2015 to deliver a lecture about Europe's future and the pattern of "Financializing" and austerity politics which Greece is a part of. The lecture was the first of the series of lectures #RethinkingEurope.

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - Office in Greece


The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a comprehensive free trade and investment treaty currently being negotiated – in secret – between the European Union and the USA. A charter for deregulation, an attack on jobs, an end to democracy.

John Hilary