Tag Archive | "Detroit"

Tags: , , , ,

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

Share

Comments (0)

Tags: , , , , , ,

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

Share

Comments (0)

Tags: , , , , , ,

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

Share

Comments (0)

Advertisement - CAIXA

World Assembly of Migrants
TerraViva - 9 February 2011
TerraViva - 9 February 2011   TerraViva - 8 February 2011   TerraViva - 7 February 2011

Key Global Coverage on IPS NEWS

IPSNews Pictures on www.flickr.com
 

			Nnimmo Bassey - Friends of the Earth, Nigeria   
			Seminar on Migration   
			Traders at the WSF   
 

			The People Need to Take Leadership   
			Representatives from Western Sahara at the WSF   
			WSF attracts global participation   
Multimedia content Partners

Flamme d'Afrique     Panos Institute West Africa

World Social Forum