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Final Declaration of the European social forum, Istanbul

We, the participants at the Istanbul ESF, affirming that we have a strong engagement aganist all war and occupation and that we are for a politial resolution of the Kurdish issue, have made the following resolution… Continue reading

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The future of the forums: learning from the United States Social Forum process

Following what is now an established tradition at social forums, the second United States Social Forum (USSF) in Detroit in June 2010 included two workshops on the future of the social forums process… Continue reading

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Paraguay to Host Americas Social Forum

Nearly 15,000 people representing 150 social organizations are expected to take part in the 4th Americas Social Forum to be held in Paraguay on August 11-15… Continue reading

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The USSF : a important step toward the resistance against the crisis

The second US Social Forum started today in the city of Detroit, Michigan. For the american social movements, this gathering holds a special importance as it is the first large scale meeting of the progressive social movements in the country since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2008… Continue reading

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“People’s Freedom Caravans” building momentum en route to US Social Forum this summer in Detroit

“Caravanistas” launch blog to document their way to Detroit… Continue reading

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Solidarity with the Greek people against financial markets

The financial markets have been targeting Greece for several months. In order to “reassure the markets” and “restore trust”, the European Union and the IMF have imposed a drastic austerity “cure” on the Greek people… Continue reading

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Latin America and the Caribbean is a peaceful region – no foreign military bases!

For more than a decade, Latin America has experienced a process of changes. The struggle for sovereignty, rights and the well being of its peoples intensifies. Continue reading

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Will capitalism absorb the WSF ?

Interview by Marga Tojo Gonzales Continue reading

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Beyond the World Social Forum… the Fifth International

Igor Ojeda interviews Eric Toussaint (for the Brazilian weekly paper Brasil de Fato) February 2010 Continue reading

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The WSF on the Move

At the end January 2010, there was an important evaluation of the ten years of the World Social Forum (WSF) in Porto Alegre (Brazil), including a debate on its future. Continue reading

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