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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: Back Seat Driver of Social Change

Posted on 25 January 2010 by admin

Credit: Paulino Menezes/Terraviva/IPS

By Mario Osava

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 24, 2010 (IPS) – The World Social Forum (WSF) is only “a tool” and must not be confused with the global movement for another world, says Chico Whitaker, one of the founders of this meeting which is celebrating its tenth year with a seminar to assess its track record Jan. 25-29, in its southern Brazilian place of origin, Porto Alegre.
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FSM: Brasil, otra potencia es posible

Posted on 23 January 2010 by admin

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

Por Fabiana Frayssinet

RÍO DE JANEIRO, 21 ene (IPS) – Cuna del primer Foro Social Mundial (FSM), que nació como una alternativa al debate neoliberal, Brasil va a camino a convertirse en una potencia económica, según vaticinan los analistas. La pregunta es qué tipo de modelo tomar para no seguir el mismo camino que tanto criticó.

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