cop21 lobby circus On the eve of COP21, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, Corporate Europe Observatory has published ' Lobby Planet Paris ', a special edition of its
lobby battles Watchdog Corporate Europe Observatory regularly organizes a "citizen's tour of corporate power in Brussels". It reveals how entrenched corporate lobbying has become in tod
monkey minds in the devil's time Labeling music political seems to have become faintly distasteful, but Steve Mason (formerly of the Beta Band ) aims straight for it on 'Monkey Minds in the Devil's Time'
iffr: bitter lake Adam Curtis' new documentary got a world cinema premiere at IFFR as part of the Signals: Everyday Propaganda program. In his trademark style, narrated as a history of idea
the pathology of solutionism A more serious discussion of the progress trap was provided on Monday, when internet critic Evgeny Morozov gave a talk in the Balie in Amsterdam for the launch of the Dutc
the consensus project It's weird that this should still be necessary, but the recently launched Consensus Project presents the findings of a new survey which shows that out of more than 4,000 a
lti: lingua tertii imperii Words can be like tiny doses of arsenic: they are swallowed unnoticed, appear to have no effect, and then after a little time the toxic reaction sets in after all. It is t
freedom and security, a case of hassliebe Last night saw the opening of the ' In Me, the Paradox of Liberty ' festival in Amsterdam, organized by Castrum Peregrini, with a keynote speech by the eminent Polish soci