Katie Sandwell

Katie Sandwell joined TNI in 2016. She holds a BA in Philosophy and a Master of Environmental Studies degree from York University, Canada focusing on food sovereignty and local food movements. She has lived in Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands and has been involved with a range of food, community, environmental, and social justice organizations. At TNI she works with the Agrarian and Environmental Justice Programme her research involves Just Transitionhuman rightscorporate concentrationfood sovereignty, and oceans.

Before Katie worked on the issue of municipal cannabis policy with the Drugs & Democracy Programme.

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From Crisis to Transformation

This primer seeks to explore why it is imperative to orient ourselves and our social movements towards a Just Transition and how we can consciously and deliberately move away from the dysfunctional and destructive systems that are leading us towards extinction.

November 4, 2022

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Dare to Win: Lessons from the Indian Farmers Movement

The Farmers Movement in India has inspired millions around the world who are fighting for justice, democracy and solidarity. The farmers held their ground in the face of threats, intimidation and relentless propoganda, and forced the Modi government to repeal the farm bills.

May 6, 2022