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World Social Forum 2007: Warts and all

NAIROBI. There are a few things about Kasarani stadium, the venuefor the 2007 World Social Forum, that seem at odds with the spirit ofthis now institutionalised annual civil society gathering. The gates,razor wire and sentries stopping-and-searching at the main entrancecertainly contradict the spirit of openness that the WSF purports tofoster.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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. This year, the four that really stood out for me are(in no particular order, and making no attempt to be exhaustive, pleaseadd your own!): .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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World Social Forum: update from Tunisia

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod meet some of the activists hoping that a better world is possible.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Use the power of the people to challenge the people in power!

The NGO sector must support activism, not governments. Ben Phillips sees positive signs of this happening.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another New Year is Possible

David Ransom knows of no better way to celebrate New Year than as the anniversary of the Zapatista insurgency in Chiapas, Mexico, in 1994.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Corporations vs. communities: a tale of two meetings

Morten Thaysen reports from the World Social Forum on two radically different paths for the future of our food.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Escaping carbon slavery: the view from Nigeria

The climate negotiations have done worse than nothing to prevent climate change. Nigerian activist Adesuwa Uwagie-Ero suggests paths toward climate justice.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Caroline Lucas: ‘The People’s Assembly offers hope’

Mischa Wilmers speaks to the Green Party MP about the public response to the anti-austerity coalition and her optimism on what it can achieve.…

  • Mon Jun 17 07:09:00 2013
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Adam Ma'anit

Adam Ma'anit…

  • Sat Jul 23 15:58:13 2016
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