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WSF: Reconciling Social and Environmental Needs

Posted on 01 February 2010 by admin

Credit: Farid Ahmed/IPS

By Mario Osava* IPS/TerraViva

SALVADOR, Brazil, Jan 31, 2010 (IPS) – One of the greatest challenges facing the world today is to attend to the urgent social needs of the planet’s population, and particularly the one billion people living “on the brink of survival”, while dealing with the equally urgent demands of the environment.
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WSF: Another Kind of Economics Is Possible

Posted on 29 January 2010 by admin

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By Mario Osava

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Jan 28 , 2010 (IPS) – Democratising economics as well as politics is essential for ending irrationality and discrimination as part of the struggle for social and environmental justice, said participants at one of the panels of the seminar assessing the World Social Forum’s (WSF) first 10 years.
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WSF: Crisis Could Usher In Another World

Posted on 27 January 2010 by admin

Credit: Claudia Diez de Medina/IPS

By Mario Osava

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Jan 27, 2010 (IPS) – In the societies of the future, young people may not start to work until the age of 25, there will be lifelong education for everyone, with university graduation as the starting point rather than the end goal, while working hours could be reduced to 12 hours a week for all.
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FSM: La crisis puede parir el otro mundo posible

Posted on 26 January 2010 by admin

Marcio Pochmann. Credit: Elza-Fiúza/ABr

Por Mario Osava

PORTO ALEGRE, Brasil, 26 ene (IPS) – En las sociedades futuras, los jóvenes no trabajarán antes de los 25 años de edad y tendrán educación plena con la graduación universitaria como piso y no como meta final, mientras que las jornadas de trabajo para todos podrán reducirse a 12 horas semanales.

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FSM: Debatir o actuar, esa es la cuestión

Posted on 25 January 2010 by admin

Credit: TV WSF Archives

Por Mario Osava

PORTO ALEGRE, Brasil, 25 ene (IPS) – El reclamo de constituirse en motor de acciones concretas, expresado por algunos movimientos, marcó el seminario de balance de los 10 años del Foro Social Mundial (FSM) en su sesión inaugural de este lunes en la capital del meridional estado brasileño de Rio Grande do Sul, cuna del encuentro global de la sociedad civil.

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