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    Why NO TAP, here or elsewhere

    Written by Elena Gerebizza – Re:Common
    It was the end of February and the scene is we were in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. During an official meeting, the Italian government was severely criticised for the considerable delays in the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor.
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    What is there to hide in the Omo Valley?

    A travel story, forcibly “crippled”. Analysis and unorthodox explanation of the “Italian system”, based on the synergy between public and private, from the role that our cooperation plays in contexts such as Ethiopia. And a complaint of increased repression carried out by the Addis Ababa government against any form of dissent, but also the impact of its development policies, which are interwoven with pharaonic infrastructure projects.
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Nenskra, a controversial dam

The new video, produced by Re:Common and made by the journalist Luigi Politano, on the controversial mega hydroelectric plant that is being built by the Italian company Salini Impregilo, in the Georgian region of Svanezia.

BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING: LICENSE TO DESTROY

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BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING: LICENSE TO DESTROY Would you like to extract copper and gold from the Gobi desert, gutting kilometres of Mongolian territory that is unique in the world? Well, you can! Just put collars on black-tailed gazelles and Khulan donkeys that live only in that area and claim compensation by reducing illegal hunting and habitat […]

Why NO TAP, here or elsewhere

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photo by Comitato No Tap

Written by Elena Gerebizza – Re:Common It was the end of February and the scene is Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. During an official meeting, the Italian government was severely criticised for the considerable delays in the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor. With his tail between his […]

video – The billions of Kola Aluko

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The billions of Kola Aluko by Maria Roselli and Marco Tagliabue Produced and broadcasted by Falò, RSI La1 TV, Switzerland on 15.09.2016 A stunning villa overlooking the bay of Lugano. In the garage several luxury cars. And gardeners, waiters, bodyguards. In short, a house of Riley. Another billionaire who chose Ticino as a safe haven. […]

Mad carbon laundering

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At the end of October 2016 the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private arm of the World Bank Group, issued a first-of-its-kind bond that gives investors the option of getting repaid in either carbon credits or cash, raising $152 million with the aim of supporting private sector development and preventing deforestation in developing countries. To […]