The Rana Plaza disaster happened 10 years ago on 24 April 2013 in Bangladesh, killing over 1000 textile workers. The European Parliament remembered the victims and discussed a Commission proposal aiming to make EU big corporations accountable for their suppliers on environmental and workers' issues. Conservative MEPs were divided during the debate.
Europe is leading the world in cutting carbon emissions largely by consolidating new forms of extractivism and sacrifice zones in the South. The authors Nnimmo Bassey, Breno Bringel, Liliana Buitrago, Madhuresh Kumar, Kavita Naidu, Vasna Ramasar, and Maristella Svampa analyse recent EU policies and advocate for alternatives to Green colonialism.
The current Brazilian elections are important also for many beyond the country’s borders. Brazil has strengthened the new left wave in Latin America and cooperation across the Global South, which now counts 134 developing countries and could represent a social alternative at a time when Western countries are facing a coming recession and crisis.
In den letzten Jahren konzentrierten sich die internationalen Transform!Danmark Klimakonferenzen auf die Notwendigkeit eines Systemwandels zur wirksamen Bekämpfung des Klimawandels. Mit dieser Konferenz wollen wir unsere Themen und Argumente weiter schärfen und gemeinsam politische, wirtschaftliche, soziale und ökologische Alternativen entwickeln.
Given the rising possibility of global war, the panelists will analyse and oppose the largest military exercises on the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), as well as lay out the implications of participation in NATO.