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Seeking International Solidarity

Posted on 05 February 2011 by admin

Stanley Kwenda interviews DAKARAYI MATANGA, Zimbabwe Social Forum

DAKAR, Feb 5 (TerraViva) – “For us the WSF is not just a political space for social movements to fight neoliberal globalisation. We view it as a technical networking forum for sharing information, knowledge, experiences, best practices and different perspectives,” Dakarayi Matanga told IPS. Continue Reading

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Same Old System Can Only Produce New Crisis

Posted on 05 February 2011 by admin

Tens of thousands marched on the G20 in 2009 to demand they Put People First. Credit: courtesy JDC/Kim Conway

Busani Bafana interviews NICK DEARDEN, director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign

LONDON, Feb 5 (IPS/TerraViva) – The world is in financial crisis thanks to the reckless behaviour of bankers, say campaigners, yet ordinary people are picking up the tab. Debt activists fear the recession will provide cover for a fresh round of toxic debt to countries in the South. Continue Reading

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HAITI: U.S. Lawmakers, NGOs Call for Debt Cancellation

Posted on 05 February 2010 by admin

Credit: UN Photo/Marco Dormino

By Jim Lobe

WASHINGTON, Feb 4, 2010 (IPS) – Three weeks after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers joined with key civil society groups here Thursday to urge the Group of Seven (G7) leading western nations to commit to cancelling all of the Caribbean country’s multilateral debt.
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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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