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Queer eye for the WSF

For me, one of the real achievements of this WSF has been thewonderful turnout of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex(LGBTI) activists here (particularly from Africa)…

  • Fri Jan 26 12:42:00 2007
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What's hot and what's (ironically) not

The World Social Forum is a good place to be if you want to get ahandle on the biggest issues that grassroots activists are working on,that communities and movements are resisting, and that we all need totake notice of…

  • Thu Jan 25 12:40:00 2007
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Kiswahili crash course

Of the few languages I’ve had the privilege to learn (badly) in my life, Kiswahili(Swahili) is my favourite…

  • Thu Jan 25 12:37:00 2007
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Fall of the House of Windsor

It seemed strange that amongst the hundreds of organisations’ stallsringing the inner circle of the World Social Forum stadium in Nairobithere were only two that served food…

  • Thu Jan 25 12:34:00 2007
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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right…

  • Thu Jan 25 12:29:00 2007
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Chapatis against Bush!

With a renewed vigour and fresh intensity, the World Social Forumfeels like it’s beginning to hit its stride…

  • Wed Jan 24 12:26:00 2007
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Everything free!

As we arrived this morning at the stadium where the World SocialForum is taking place, the traffic had come to a standstill…

  • Tue Jan 23 12:24:00 2007
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Mercury rising

Day 2 of the Forum and the wazungu (white people) are allstarting to turn various shades of pink from sunburns and heatexposure…

  • Mon Jan 22 12:21:00 2007
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World Social Forum 2007: Warts and all


  • Sun Jan 21 12:13:00 2007
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I used to think that the political novel died in 1948, with thepublication of George Orwell’s ‘1984’…

  • Wed Jan 10 12:09:00 2007
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