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WSF: Global South’s Growing Role in Post-Crisis World

Posted on 31 January 2010 by admin

By Denise Ribeiro*

SALVADOR DA BAHIA, Brazil, Jan 30, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – “Society and Governments: debates and alternatives for a post-crisis world” is the name of a Thematic World Social Forum meeting being held in the capital of the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia.
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Crisis recrudecerá y abrirá nuevas oportunidades

Posted on 31 January 2010 by editor

Por Denise Ribeiro

SALVADOR, Brasil, 31 ene (IPS/TerraViva) Seminarios simultáneos en distintos lugares de Salvador, capital del nororiental estado brasileño de Bahía, agregaron nuevas visiones sobre la crisis global, en el segundo día del Foro Social Mundial Temático (FSMT). Continue Reading

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Conciliar exigencias sociales y ambientales

Posted on 30 January 2010 by editor

Por Mario Osava

SALVADOR, Brasil, 30 ene (IPS/TerraViva)  El gran desafío de la humanidad es atender clamores sociales, especialmente de los mil millones de personas que están “al margen de la vida”, y conciliarlos con las exigencias ambientales, declaró este sábado Patrus Ananias, ministro de Desarrollo Social brasileño. Continue Reading

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Nuestros sueños, nuestras luchas

Posted on 30 January 2010 by editor

Manifestantes en Porto Alegre. Crédito: Verena Glass

Análisis de Antonio Martins

PORTO ALEGRE, Brasil (IPS/TerraViva) En Porto Alegre resurgió la Asamblea de los Movimientos Sociales, menos conflictiva con la Carta de Principios del Foro Social Mundial (FSM) y con mayor apertura a las distintas formas de construir un “mundo nuevo”. Continue Reading

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WSF: Another Kind of Economics Is Possible

Posted on 29 January 2010 by admin

Credit: IPS/TerraViva

By Mario Osava

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Jan 28 , 2010 (IPS) – Democratising economics as well as politics is essential for ending irrationality and discrimination as part of the struggle for social and environmental justice, said participants at one of the panels of the seminar assessing the World Social Forum’s (WSF) first 10 years.
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WSF: Positive Reviews, On Balance

Posted on 28 January 2010 by admin

Credit: Claudia Diez de Medina/IPS

By Mario de Queiroz

LISBON, Jan 23, 2010 (IPS) – Nearly a decade after its inception, and in spite of some reverses, on balance the World Social Forum (WSF) has proved a resounding success as a platform for planet-wide debate, from the point of view of the people most affected by the world’s problems.
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WSF: Africa Continues to Draw Inspiration

Posted on 28 January 2010 by admin

Dakarayi Matanga (left), with a delegate from the Congress of South African Trade Unions at the Southern African Social Forum. Credit: Stanley Kwenda/IPS

Stanley Kwenda interviews DAKARAYI MATANGA, Southern Africa Social Forum

HARARE, Jan 28, 2010 (IPS) – The same kind of worldwide solidarity that helped bring down apartheid is necessary to free the global South from economic domination.

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FSM: La crisis puede parir el otro mundo posible

Posted on 26 January 2010 by admin

Marcio Pochmann. Credit: Elza-Fiúza/ABr

Por Mario Osava

PORTO ALEGRE, Brasil, 26 ene (IPS) – En las sociedades futuras, los jóvenes no trabajarán antes de los 25 años de edad y tendrán educación plena con la graduación universitaria como piso y no como meta final, mientras que las jornadas de trabajo para todos podrán reducirse a 12 horas semanales.

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WSF: Brazil – Another Power Is Possible

Posted on 26 January 2010 by admin

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Credit: Mithre J. Sandrasagra/IPS

By Fabiana Frayssinet

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 22, 2010 (IPS) – The birthplace of the World Social Forum (WSF), conceived as an alternative to international meetings pursuing free-market economics, Brazil is on its way to becoming a major economic power, analysts say. The question is, what kind of model will it adopt to avoid the behaviour it has previously criticised?
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WSF: Talk vs Action – the Tug-of-War Continues

Posted on 25 January 2010 by admin

Credit: TV WSF Archive

By Mario Osava

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Jan 25, 2010 (IPS) – A call issued by social movements to evolve towards a more active role in generating concrete action marked the opening session of a seminar assessing the 10 years of the World Social Forum (WSF) Monday in this southern Brazilian city, the birthplace of the annual global civil society gathering.
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