fix articles 167745, porto alegre
The crisis of Kenya and the hypocrisy of the WSF (tags)
*A member of the collective editorship of the Venezuelan publication El Libertario (www.nodo50.org/ellibertario, in Spanish & English) exposes the inconsistencies of the bureaucracy that manipulates the World Social Forum through a reading of their evasive silence with regards to the tragedy that Kenya is experiencing today.
The Fifth World Social Forum (tags)
In the debates hardly any doubt existed in Porto Alegre that this alternative solidarian economy cannot be an island in the furious ocean of the capitalist world market. Thisalternative economy needs state assistance.
Manifesto of Porto Alegre (unofficial translation) (tags)
Another devel,opment model should be realized based on an energy-saving way of life and democratic controls on natural mineral resources, particularly drinking water. Military bases of foreign countries should be closed.. Another world is possible.
A World Civil Society is Arising: Leonardo Boff (tags)
In porto Alegre spiritual, human and ethical values were central..Everyone senses that we are on a wrong way since we don't have a social contract any more. This wrong way only leads to ears as in Iraq.. Relying on force for world order is very dangerous.
World Conscience as a Superpower (tags)
A revolution in thinking against mechanical models of action and knowledge has occurred in the past 30 years..The new thinking about knowledge and society understands non-linear, non-instrumental and non-rational dimensions.
Pictures of the movment (tags)
Hundreds of pictures of demonstration (porto alegre, Florence, Roma...)
AUDIO: Noam Chomsky at Porto Alegre, Feb. 2003 (tags)
Noam Chomsky talk, Porto Alegre // mp3 for download or streaming
Get Up, Stand Up! (tags)
To take the side of the empire is to give into our fear, to cast our lot with the past. To resist the empire is to grab onto hope, to cast our lot with the future. It is literally a choice of empire and death or resistance and life.. R.Jenson is a journalism prof in Austin,Tex
BTL:Third Meeting of World Social Forum in Brazil Addresses Issues of... (tags)
...War, Peace and Economic Inequality. Interview with the Soren Ambrose, of the 50 Years is Enough Network, conducted by Between the Lines'Scott Harris
BTL: Intl Global Justice Movement Discusses Alternative Development Models... (tags)
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for Policy Studies, who attended the World Social Forum and discusses the deliberations and action plans that came out of the Porto Alegre gathering.
Third World Debt Deemed Illegal (tags)
People's Tribunal on the Debt in Porto Alegre finds $1.8 trillion in debt illegal; World Bank, IMF & other lenders guilty of genocide