AI and the WSF
Alternatives International and the World Social Forum.
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1 September 2007, by Judy Rebick
Vastly exceeding the predictions of organizers, more than 5,000 people participated in the first Quebec Social Forum (FSQ) in Montreal last weekend. It was the largest gathering of the Left in (...)
15 August 2007
Two decades have passed since 1987’s ’June Democratic Struggle’ and a decade since the 1997 economic crisis, the so-called IMF era. These events have represented critical moments for turning to and (...)
29 June 2007, by Judy Rebick
"People are asking me when Atlanta has ever seen something like this," Jerome Scott of Project South and long-time Atlanta activist told the opening plenary of the US Social Forum. "I’ve been (...)
29 May 2007, by CARITAS and All African Council of Churches
We hope that everybody has nice memories about the last forum and that everybody felt at home in Nairobi. The Churches of Africa met to evaluate their presence at the World Social Forum and to (...)
29 May 2007, by GRZYBOWSKI Cândido, CORREA LEITE José, GRAJEW Oded
After seven years of its inception, the World Social Forum (WSF) faces quite a distinct situation from the time of its birth. First held in 2000, following on the Seattle events—a moment in which (...)
29 May 2007
We, social movements and non-governmental organizations from the Amazon region, have come to this Council to request the Amazon region’s candidature to host the 2009 edition of the WSF to be (...)
13 May 2007, by Patrick Bond
Meeting is great, Patrick Bond writes, but WSF activists need to converge on strategy, generate joint actions, and forge cross-sectoral ties.
13 May 2007, by Adma MA’ANIT
Corporate sponsorshop? Soldiers with red berets and AK-47s? Adam Ma’anit argues that another Forum is possible.
13 May 2007
Next ESF will take place in summer 2008 in Scandinavia, in the Oresund region. The process will involve the cities of Malmo and Copenhagen but the main event will take place in one of these (...)
16 April 2007, by Hemispheric Council of the Americas Social Forum
From June 27 to July 1, the 1st Social Forum of the United States will take place in Atlanta, organized by a broad array of groups and entities of that country. This event is of the highest (...)