State of Power 2016: Democracy, sovereignty and resistance by Transnational Institute

State of Power 2016: Democracy, sovereignty and resistance

By Transnational Institute

  • Release Date: 2016-02-17
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events
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TNI's fifth annual State of Power 2016 report explores the intersect of power and democracy. Featuring prominent activists and academics, its essays feature the long battle between economic power and popular democracy, expose the different powers seeking to undermine democracy today, and tell the stories of radical popular democratic alternatives emerging worldwide.

Contents of book

Introduction: Democracy is dead, long live democracies!
Hilary Wainwright

Democracy, power and sovereignty in today’s Europe
Yanis Varoufakis

A Global Post-Democratic Order
Leigh Phillips

Economics as Ideology: Challenging Expert Political Power
Elaine Coburn

The Tyranny of Global Finance
Walden Bello

Multi-stakeholder Governance: A corporate push for a new form of global governance
Harris Gleckman

Case study: Nutrition and food – how government for and of the people became government for and by the TNCs
Flavio Luiz Schieck Valente

“To change the heart and soul”: How elites contained the global climate justice movement
Herbert Docena

Precarity, Power and Democracy
Tom George

Freedom technologists and the future of global justice
John Postill

The open source city as the transnational democratic future
Bernardo Gutierrez

Power in India: Radical Pathways
Ashish Kothari and Pallav Das

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