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Taking it lying down

As I write this, a huge, beautiful old sycamore tree is beingunceremoniously chain-sawed to the ground in Oxford city centre…

  • Mon Jan 14 16:13:00 2008
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NGOs a No-Go at the WSF?

There are some more reflections coming out about the recent WorldSocial Forum…

  • Fri Feb 2 13:49:00 2007
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The WSF's Seven Year Itch

I recently submitted this post on the Guardian's Comment is Freesection which has started a little bit of a discussion…

  • Mon Jan 29 12:52:00 2007
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A Green OPEC?

Despite the underwhelming emphasison climate change at the World Social Forum, there were a fewinteresting sessions and issues worth noting, many of which might nothave been labeled as strictly ‘climate change’ sessions.One in particular was a workshop on biofuels, organized by the Global Forest Coalition.…

  • Sun Jan 28 12:48:00 2007
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Radio New Internationalist - World Social Forum Special

When international campaigners from more than 100 countries converged on Nairobi, Kenya for this years World Social Forum, Adam Maanit and Jess Worth from New Internationalist wereon the ground to find the people, the ideas and the action for socialand economic justice in 2007…

  • Sat Jan 27 07:40:06 2007
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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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