Columns, English, Top Story, WSF 2010

WORLD SOCIAL FORUM – WINNING THE BATTLE OF IDEAS

Just as history is proving the World Social Forum right in many of its predictions and analyses, the major media are not increasing but sharply decreasing their coverage of it.

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English, Podcast, Top Story, WSF 2011

Marching On With Renewed Hope

It started with a march through the streets of Dakar, grew with calls for a new global era and is ending with a challenge to activists to take the call for global change into the world.

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English, Top Story, WSF 2011

Thousands Pledge Support for People of Egypt and Tunisia

Delegates attending the WSF in Dakar have affirmed their support and active solidarity with the people of Tunisia, Egypt and the Arab world.

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Español, Top Story, WSF 2011

El otro mundo posible se llama Ecosocialismo

Joel Kovel, quien desempeñó un papel destacado en varias ediciones del Foro Social Mundial, realizado esta semana en Dakar, sostiene que el movimiento debe cimentarse en una práctica y lógica anticapitalista.

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English, Top Story, WSF 2011

Mixed Reviews on Space for Gender

The road to the large green tent is dusty and rather confusing, but once you get there you are immersed in a babel of women's voices.

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English, WSF 2011

Q&A: Tunis and Cairo Reveal a New Popular Militancy

Posted on 14 February 2011

Judging by the recent uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, and the strong turnout at last week's World Social Forum (WSF) in Dakar, Senegal, activism is alive and well. Continue Reading

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Português, WSF 2011

Seguir em frente com esperanças renovadas

Posted on 12 February 2011

Começou com uma marcha pelas ruas de Dacar, cresceu com o chamado de uma nova era global e está terminando com o desafio para os ativistas de levar esse clamor além dos corredores do Fórum Social Mundial. Continue Reading

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English, WSF 2010, WSF 2011

WSF: Political Support Needs Financial Backing

Posted on 11 February 2011

Bringing women from different countries together to share ideas, experience and challenges, through "is the greatest solidarity mechanism for women." Continue Reading

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Español, WSF 2011

África ante el espejo

Posted on 11 February 2011

Aunque con menos participación que en años anteriores, el Foro Social Mundial (FSM) que se lleva a cabo en Dakar sirve a activistas de toda África para conocer de cerca la situación que viven sus pares en diversas partes de este amplio y diverso continente. Continue Reading

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Español, WSF 2011

“Los cambios requieren trabajo sostenido”

Posted on 11 February 2011

En el marco de las rebeliones populares que ocurren en varios países del norte de África, el activista keniata Onyango Oloo considera que para luchar contra la opresión y cambiar el mundo se necesitan acciones de base sostenidas. Continue Reading

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Swahili, WSF 2011

Wanawake na Watoto wa ‘Afrika’ Ni Waathirika Wakuu wa Migogoro

Posted on 11 February 2011

Mmoja wa mabinti wanaoongoza Afrika na mwanaharakati wa haki za wanawake, mwanazuoni wa Nigeria Amina Mama anasema wanamgambo wanaopigana wanaenea hasa katika nchi za Sierra Leone na Liberia. Continue Reading

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Français, WSF 2011

«Que tous ceux qui veulent combattre le capitalisme soient solidaires»

Posted on 11 February 2011

Boubacar Buuba Diop affirme que la crise économique, financière et écologique actuelle est une conséquence du système capitaliste. Continue Reading

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English, Podcast, WSF 2011

‘Link Hands in Practical Actions’

Posted on 11 February 2011

"We have to leave here with concrete ideas to take the struggle to the grassroots and amplify them. And globalise them," says Nnimmo Bassey. Continue Reading

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English, Podcast, WSF 2011

Time to Focus on Job Creation

Posted on 11 February 2011

Africa's economic crisis predates the global recession by decades, says ITUC Africa SG Kwasi Adu-Amankwah. Continue Reading

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Swahili, WSF 2011

Lula na Wade Katika Kona Mkabala

Posted on 11 February 2011

Dhana ya uliberali iliyoanzishwa katika nchi maskini zaidi haina nafasi katika jamii za kisasa, anasema rais wa zamani wa Brazili, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Continue Reading

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Français, WSF 2011

Les mouvements paysans africains opposés aux pesticides

Posted on 11 February 2011

Les mouvements paysans africains préfèrent le modèle traditionnel de production agricole, sans pesticides, ainsi que le système de petites exploitations familiales. Continue Reading

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English, WSF 2011

‘Move On to the Sovereignty of the People’

Posted on 11 February 2011

'People themselves are the depository of power. They must be conscious of how to transform that into programmes, institutions and instruments.' Continue Reading

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Português, WSF 2011

‘Mulheres e crianças africanas são as principais vítimas dos conflitos’

Posted on 11 February 2011

Uma das líderes feministas e filha da África, a estudiosa nigeriana Amina Mama disse que o militarismo está à espreita, principalmente em países como Serra Leoa e Libéria. Continue Reading

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Français, WSF 2011

Les prostituées se sont invitées pour la circonstance

Posted on 10 February 2011

«Nous sommes conscients de la situation. Nous faisons tout pour distribuer des capotes à tous les participants au FSM», dit Alima Diagne, infirmière. Continue Reading

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Swahili, WSF 2011

Vurugu Katika Ukumbi Wakati UCAD Ikifuta Hifadhi ya Vyumba

Posted on 10 February 2011

Siku ya kwanza ya mikutano na mijadala katika Kongamano la Jamii la Dunia imeandamwa na vurugu za kutafuta kumbi za mikutano. Continue Reading

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English, WSF 2011

The People Need to Take Leadership

Posted on 10 February 2011

It is clear that the vast majority of the citizens in the world are looking for a just world where distribution of education, health, jobs and wealth is much more equitable. Continue Reading

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