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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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Webdoc – Walking the line

Plans for a new Euro-Caspian pipeline will solidify the west’s dependence on fossil fuels and authoritarian regimes. This new documentary shows why we should stop and think. Watch the webdoc

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 […]

When Athens can’t tell a Trojan horse

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Rural communities in northern Greece are determined to prevent the EU’s most extravagant energy project from scarring their land By Elena Gerebizza, Re:Common. Originally published by Bankwatch. Read the photostory here ————————————– “I’m a good citizen, I have always paid taxes. But if you take away food from my children’s mouth, then you’ll find me […]