The Institute for Policy Studies is a progressive think tank dedicated to building a more equitable, ecologically sustainable, and peaceful society. In partnership with dynamic social movements, they turn transformative policy ideas into action.
28 results found
Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities and Trade is a global research project bringing science and society together to catalogue and analyze ecological distribution conflicts and confront environmental injustice.
PICO’s mission has remained constant for the past forty years – to develop leaders through faith institutions who exercise the power needed to build a more just and equitable society. During this period, PICO has effectively addressed health, education, employment, community development, safety, immigration and other issues. PICO has emerged as one of the strongest…
The initiative to build a Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and End Transnational Corporations (TNCs)’ Impunity came from a network of organizations, social movements, campaigns and affected communities working on the consequences of European TNCs operations in Latin America. The joint work was galvanized together with the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) and the Bi-regional…
Over the last two years, and with support from Making All Voices Count, Tactical Tech has been researching how marginalised technology users in Kenya and South Africa negotiate visibility and anonymity through mobile phones, popular social media, and messaging applications. This document is a full synthesis report, based on interviews with close to 70 LGBTQ activists in Kenya and housing and land rights activists in South Africa.
La guía está escrita principalmente para las y los integrantes de núcleos agrarios de bienes comunales y ejidos, así como para las y los ciudadanos y avencidados de los poblados, aunque también puede ser útil para personas y grupos que están o pretenden estar en procesos para la defensa y resistencia en contra de las empresas mineras de capital nacional o extranjero.
This 5-page introduction to how to protect your community from mining is perfect for helping communities respond rapidly to emerging threats from mining in their regions.
MineAlert is a website and mobile app that alerts residents and organisations to mining applications and licenses in their regions. It aims to promote public- and private-sector accountability in the mining sector, to advance civil society and socio-economic rights, to protect the free flow of information, and to strengthen justice and equality.
Beautiful Rising is a new activist toolkit aimed at helping people put an end to injustices like militarism and dictatorship, with a specific focus on sharing lessons from the Global South.
A new study reveals that catastrophic mine waste failures are increasing in frequency, severity, and costs all around the world. The authors point toward poor regulations, poor practices, dicey mining economics, and ever larger mines as key factors behind those disasters.