23
Jan
2015

False Dilemmas: A Critical Guide to the Euro Zone Crisis

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The guide covers:

  • How to debunk the common myths about the crisis, and learn about what’s really going on.

  • How to counter the arguments about austerity

  • Who profits from the crisis? Who funds the bailouts and why?

  • Arguments and strategies for debt resistance.

  • Information on the resistance and the alternatives arising from the grassroots.

Based on myths and false dilemmas, the mainstream narrative around the crisis still dominates discussion. Breaking away from this, this guide shows that:


23
Jan
2015
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False Dilemmas: A Critical Guide to the Euro Zone Crisis

For everyone who cares about the politics of austerity and debt resistance across Europe, or wants to get the basics about the euro crisis but doesn't know where to start - this is for you.


30
Sep
2014
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18
Jun
2014
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Guide to fracking and unconventional fossil fuels

From the dangers of fracking to the devastating effects of tar sands extraction, this guide brings together everything you need to know about unconventional fossil fuels in one place for the first time.

The endless pursuit of economic growth, coupled with the decline in conventional energy sources, is driving ever more extreme forms of energy extraction around the world, with ecologically and socially disastrous consequences.

The report gives an in-depth yet accessible analysis of the social and environmental effects of unconventional fossil fuels, and includes information on where they are found, the companies trying to profit from them and the growing resistance movements against them. The report also contains a unique 'carbon budget' climate change assessment of unconventional fossil fuel production, and stand-alone factsheets on each of the types of unconventional fossil fuel.

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18
Jun
2014

To the Ends of the Earth: A Guide to Unconventional Fossil Fuels

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Corporate Watch's new cutting edge report provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide yet to unconventional fossil fuels

The endless pursuit of economic growth, coupled with the decline in conventional energy sources, is driving ever more extreme forms of energy extraction around the world, with ecologically and socially disastrous consequences.

From the dangers of fracking to the devastating effects of tar sands extraction, this guide brings together everything you need to know about unconventional fossil fuels in one place for the first time. It gives an in-depth yet accessible analysis of their social and environmental effects, and includes information on where they are found, the companies trying to profit from them and the growing resistance movements against them. The report also contains a unique 'carbon budget' climate change assessment of unconventional fossil fuel production, and stand-alone factsheets on each of the types of unconventional fossil fuel.

The report includes:


20
Mar
2011

More than a spoof


15
Sep
2016
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An A-Z of Green Capitalism

Our guide to Green Capitalism, explaining the dangers of this new manifestation of capitalism and exploring the real ecological alternatives.

15
Sep
2016
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Immigration Detention Centres factsheet

It can be hard to keep track of the shadowy world of the Home Office's immigration detention centres. Recently announced changes include the closures of Cedars and Dungavel, the expansion of Brook and Tinsley houses, and two major contracts up for re-tender. This factsheet gives an overview of the main sites and companies involved at the current time.


13
Sep
2016
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Home Office quietly advertises £80 million privatisation of Calais border security

by Calais Research Network. While the UK’s plans for the “Great Wall of Calais” hit headlines, an even bigger Calais security deal has gone quietly unnoticed: an £80 million privatisation of much of the border security in Northern France.


09
Sep
2016
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Three companies, three pay rises: talking tactics with a courier union

Mags Dewhurst from the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) tells Corporate Watch how they have won better pay from London's biggest courier companies and discusses the future of the industry.

So far IWGB couriers from three different companies have organised and have won the London Living Wage. Why do you think the union has been successful?


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