The Transnational Institute (TNI) carries out cutting-edge analysis on critical global issues, builds alliances with grassroots social movements, develops proposals for a more sustainable and just world.
TNI's fifth annual State of Power 2016 report explores the intersect of power and democracy. Featuring prominent activists and academics, its essays feature the long battle between economic power and popular democracy, expose the different powers seeking to undermine democracy today, and tell the stories of radical popular democratic alternatives emerging worldwide.
State of Power seeks to examine different dimensions of globalised power, unmasking the key holders of power and identifying sources of transformative counter-power. The essays cover an impressive breadth of themes, from corporate law to the dominance of the financial sector, from big mining to food speculation, to the struggles challenging power in Mexico, Mozambique, Italy and Greece.