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(1/5) Our research project @giub @unibonn analyses entanglements of urban renewal, airport expansion/ construction& affordable housing near international airports #airports #aerotropolis #displacement #contestations #sustainability #ecomobility #policy #politicalecology
(2/5) Airports act as symbols of modernity, Aero-cities become nodal points for industry & top priorities for urban planners, city developers & national governments both in G. North and South. #aviation #ecosystem #cityplanning #Mobilität #Klimagerechtigkeit
(3/5)Airport expansion/constructions are witnessing land struggles+displacement of local communities+ethnic clashes. Aviation-related conflicts call for questions on sustainability, environmental justice, citizenship & human rights #landacquisition #EnvironmentalJustice
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We invite you to check out the work of MADAR's amazing partners in Morocco, Algeria, & Tunisia, starting with a 🧵 about our pre-call workshops, which brought together a range of actors to identify key research & action priorities @GCRF @ahrcpress @KeeleUniversity @KeeleInclusion
The pre-call workshops were spaces for exchange between civil society, practitioners, researchers, cultural actors, and artists working on the themes of #migration, #displacement, and #protection of vulnerable displaced persons in the context of conflict
In Morocco, the team (@AisblRacines and AMI) organized six regional workshops in six Moroccan regions (Casablanca-Settat, Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima, Draa Tafilalet, Fès-Meknès, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra and Souss-Massa) between November and December 2020

📸@AisblRacines
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A THREAD: Why such massive #cocaine shipments and large port #seizures in Europe? This drug trade in pandemic has had a particular trajectory.
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1/ the pandemic moved different from east to west north to south
2/ by looking at ports and trade from Latin America to major European ports I had found that container shipments did not always reduce but often routes were modified to serve ports differently (more stops regionally; longer trips) researchgate.net/publication/34…
3/ as the pandemic affected Europe and North America ahead of Latin American countries, producers produced and traffickers tried to traffic as much as they could to build #cocaine reserves. This is why we had huge seizures in April/June last year. So that they wouldn’t run out.
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1/ In reflecting on my work this year I have just realized that everything I published concerned climate change: here is a roundup of my 2020 writing on #climate #justice, climate #reparations, climate #debt, climate #displacement, climate #mobilities & #disaster #recovery
2/ My most recent online piece is on #Arctic #Mobilities, #climate #displacement and #Indigenous rights, originating from a great workshop @PennLaw_CERL law.upenn.edu/live/news/1080…
3/ Last month I also wrote about #climate #displacement and the case for #climate #reparations and #open #borders for those fleeing climate disasters motherjones.com/environment/20…
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Many cannot imagine the end of the #capitalism - yet, the #rulingclass lives in fear of this very real threat.

Many believe we are powerless - yet, the ruling class fear #revolt/rejection of the system.

May 27 2014: Christine Lagarde (#IMF) talks #Marx:

Jan 23, 2014 Bloomberg interview with Lagarde at the World Economic Forum:

"Essentially what we believe is needed - is a #reset of the way in which the economy grows around the world."

#GreatReset #WEF

May 27, 2014, Larry Summers: "This idea that #capitalism is about to fail, is one that we have seen before":



#4IR #Technology
#Displacement via #automation
#Education #Health

[Bio: larrysummers.com/press-contacts…]
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Sept 18, 2020, WWF Too Big To Fail:

"#Ecosystems are assets. We are talking about an asset mgt. problem."

No. Ecosystems are biological COMMUNITIES that exist for their own purposes. Not ours.

Depraved #WEF, #WWF et al. after decades of plunder, plan to seize what remains. Image
"As we navigate our way through the biggest #economic #crisis since the 2nd world war, we are still facing the existential threat of biodiversity loss & climate change."

They do not give a fuck about biodiversity. They trashed it for profits. They do not care about the climate. Image
What they do care about. Protecting & expanding current power structures. Protecting the ruling class to which they belong. Profit$.

Markets are not the solution to the accelerating biodiversity crisis & ecological breakdown. They are the cause.

#NewDealForNature Image
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"Every instance of a woman in #prison is a case of double jeopardy. They suffer the burden of social rejection and an unequal legal battle,"
When #Adivasi #women fight to reclaim traditional #forest rights & #land, the state #violence is compounded with gendered violence. Image
This has been the case for Rajkumari & Sokalo of #Sonbhadra district, who've been fighting against the construction of adam on the Kanhar river, fearing #displacement & #pollution of their water source. ruralindiaonline.org/articles/i-kne… ImageImage
"After I joined the union (@aiufwp),I realised my rights,& now I am not afraid to ask for them,”says Sokalo. She is one of two #Adivasi women who will appear in the #SupremeCourt today, to take on the legal mantle of fighting the case against the @ForestRightsAct. @cjpindia ImageImage
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Some key takeaways from @lhammondsoas on Day 1 of @GCRF @UKRI_News #GCRFAddis
1️⃣ Vulnerability is rooted in multiple inequalities
2️⃣ Vulnerabilities shift and change over time
3️⃣ Migration is important mechanism for coping with vulnerability
4️⃣ Policy can increase vulnerability
First #GCRFAddis panel on youth, gender and remittances. Interesting findings from @REFHorn on complex and variable ways in which youth training programmes in Uganda influence migration decisions including whether to return to S Sudan, move within country, migrate internationally
Context is everything in designing youth employment programmes. Fascinating example from @neelamraina on ways Kashmiri culture and identity shape hopes/aspirations of young people for the future. If difference makes you who you are then programmes should build on this #GCRFAddis
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Live tweeting from #GCRFAddis symposium on #migration and #displacement unpacking roots of vulnerability in region and identifying solutions. Important to understand migration-related vulnerabilities in context of broader processes of political, economic and social change...
Great to hear about @OSSREA research in the region and across 19 countries in Africa including through South-South partnerships. More at ossrea.net #GCRFAddis
Helpful overview of @ICRC @ICRC_Africa work which is orientated towards translating international norms into actions. Recent focus on #migration and #displacement in context of growing politicisation of issues including through events and new publication #GCRFAddis
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Thread - fascinating stories of #development in #India from students @azimpremjiuniv. 8 week field projects -sampling of diverse insights from ~160 students across India. #1 - interior forest communities struggling to transition from forest to agricultural livelihoods
#2 - more #displacement of #indigenous communities due to exclusionary #conservation
#3 #displacement of tribal communities due to dams - a sadly common story of loss and misery, and ultimately of lopsided development #8weekfieldprojects @azimpremjiuniv
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A #data informed look at how the #human experience of #lawyering has changed over time.

Just as #clients need better #value propositions, #law firms need better business models. Meaningful #legal #transformation will occur where the two intersect.

legalevolution.org/2019/02/pay-ho…
H/T to @augierakow @robsaccone for the post #inspirelegal 🤓 email chain that #inspired this tweetable.

(Bc I’m a tweetable factory. 🤷🏻‍♀️)
Another reaction to this @wihender post: we NEED to deal with #automation anxiety in #legal.

Legacy models of law practice aren’t built for the pace of #business and volume of #information of the #digital age.

More #hours from more #lawyers can’t be the default answer.
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