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

Posted on 14 February 2011 by editor

Andrea Lunt interviews activist and intellectual BOAVENTURA DE SOUSA SANTOS

NEW YORK, Feb 14, 2011 (IPS) – More than 200 years ago, one of the United States’ founding presidents, Thomas Jefferson, famously remarked: “Every generation needs a new revolution.” Today, his words are more relevant than ever, as young people across the world mark 2011 as a year of change. Continue Reading

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WSF: Political Support Needs Financial Backing

Posted on 11 February 2011 by editor

NORAH MATOVU-WINYI. Credit:Courtesy of FEMNET

Rousbeh Legatis interviews NORAH MATOVU-WINYI, Executive Director, African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11, 2011 (IPS/TerraViva) – “The agenda for women’s rights and empowerment in each country must be supported by the political leadership,” says Norah Matovu-Winyi, Executive Director, African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET). Continue Reading

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El otro mundo posible se llama Ecosocialismo

Posted on 11 February 2011 by editor

Cortesía del entrevistado. Crédito: Joel Kovel

Kanya D’Almeida entrevista al académico estadounidense JOEL KOVEL

NUEVA YORK, 10 feb (IPS) – 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. Continue Reading

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África ante el espejo

Posted on 11 February 2011 by editor

La marcha inaugural en las calles de Dakar. Crédito: Isolda Agazzi/IPS

Por Isolda Agazzi

DAKAR, 10 feb (IPS) – 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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The People Need to Take Leadership

Posted on 10 February 2011 by editor

Sylvia Borren. Credit:Courtesy of GCAP

Cléo Fatoorehchi interviews SYLVIA BORREN, co-chair of GCAP

NEW YORK, Feb 10, 2011 (IPS/TerraViva) – While the international community is now talking of a triple global crisis – food, climate and economic – a weeklong session of the World Social Forum (WSF) is coming to a close in Dakar, Senegal. Continue Reading

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Miaka 11 ya Migogoro Migumu Kutatua Kimataifa

Posted on 10 February 2011 by admin

Mario Osava

Credit: Ansel Herz/IPS

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 10 (IPS) – Uliberali wa kisasa na utandawazi wa kifedha ni maadui maarufu ambao waliunganisha na kukusanya wanaharakati ambao walianzisha, miaka kumi iliyopita mjini Porto Alegre kusini mwa Brazili, Kongamano la Kijamii la Dunia (WSF) kama nafasi ya kukutana, kutathmini na kujadili, chini ya kaulimbiu “Ulimwengu Mwingine Unawezekana”. Continue Reading

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This World Is Impossible

Posted on 08 February 2011 by editor

Mario Lubetkin, IPS Director General. Credit: Abdullah Vawda/IPS TerraVIva

By Mario Lubetkin (*)

The World Social Forum now underway in Dakar was preceded by a series of meetings throughout the year that confirmed the uniqueness of the WSF as a place to discuss the major problems of the world and proposals to address them. IPS has covered this entire process. (http://www.ipsnews.net/) Continue Reading

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WSF: A Time of More Complex Global Crises

Posted on 04 February 2011 by editor

Credit: Ansel Herz/IPS TerraViva

By Mario Osava

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 4, 2011 (IPS TerraViva) – Neoliberalism and the attendant financial globalisation were a common enemy that unified and mobilised activists of the most diverse tendencies who founded, ten years ago in Porto Alegre in southern Brazil, the World Social Forum (WSF) as a space to meet, reflect and debate, under the slogan “Another World Is Possible”.
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Pobreza sin fronteras

Posted on 03 February 2011 by editor

Activistas en la marcha inaugural del Foro Social Estados Unidos el año pasado en Detroit. Crédito: Cortesía del USSF.

Por Andrea Lunt

NUEVA YORK, 3 feb (IPS TerraViva) – Es la tierra de la libertad, de las grandes luces y de las hamburguesas, donde aventureros de todo el planeta llegan buscando fama y fortuna. Estados Unidos ha sido símbolo de esperanza por siglos, pero detrás de esta imagen de riqueza hay una historia pocas veces contada. Continue Reading

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FSM: La inspiración de África no cesa

Posted on 29 January 2010 by admin

Stanley Kwenda entrevista a DAKARAYI MATANGA, del Foro Social de África Meridional

HARARE, 29 ene (IPS)  Para liberar al Sur en desarrollo de la dominación económica se necesita el mismo tipo de solidaridad mundial que logró derribar el régimen de segregación racial (apartheid) en Sudáfrica. Continue Reading

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