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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 a√Īo pasado en Detroit. Cr√©dito: Cortes√≠a del USSF.

Por Andrea Lunt

NUEVA YORK, 3 feb (IPS TerraViva) РEs 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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Love, Commitment and Anger in Detroit

Posted on 27 June 2010 by editor

Bolivian ambassador Pablo Solon said the great challenge of this century is to build a new environmental and social contract. Credit:Bankole Thompson/IPS

By Bankole Thompson

DETROIT, Jun 27, 2010 (IPS) – The 2010 U.S. Social Forum ended Saturday in Detroit, a city viewed by many as a metaphor for the excesses of U.S. capitalism, with strong parting words from Pablo Solon, Bolivia’s permanent representative to the United Nations. Continue Reading


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Finding Lessons of Solidarity in Auto Industry Shake-Up

Posted on 20 June 2010 by editor

Assembly line at Hyundai Motor Company's car factory in Ulsan, South Korea, which ranks fourth largest in the world in car production. Credit:Taneli Rajala/creative commons

By Bankole Thompson and Mitch Moxley

DETROIT/BEIJING , Jun 20, 2010 (IPS) – As thousands of people from around the world prepare to converge in Detroit, where expectations are high for the Jun. 22-26 U.S. Social Forum, activists and auto workers hope the meet will be an opportunity to chart a sustainable future for an industry that provides 1.7 million U.S. jobs. Continue Reading


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