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Blog Entry D source codeOne More Thing Seattle's WTO Shutdown Taught the World
Among the many ripple effects of the successful shutdown of the WTO in Seattle in 1999 is one that few know about. The organizing that went into the direct action, marches, media center, and forums inspired the organizers of the World Social Forums, which have become some of the world's most important centers of people power.
Located in YES! Blogs / Sarah van Gelder
ArticleGlobal Justice: Another U.S. Is Possible
Organizers of the World Social Forum are planning for a localized conference on U.S. concerns in the summer of 2007. The conference will be held in Atlanta, GA.
Located in Issues / 10 Most Hopeful Trends
ArticleReport from the World Social Forum
World Social Forum in Mumbai: In mid-January, more than 80,000 global activists, scholars, Nobel laureates, poets, musicians, indigenous peoples, and community organizers gathered to declare once again, "Another world is possible!". Fran Korten reports.
Located in Issues / A Conspiracy of Hope
ArticleDetroit’s Renewal: Can It Inspire the Social Forum?
Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
Located in YES! Blogs / Sarah van Gelder
ArticleBailouts Redefined: Interview with David Korten
David Korten, author of Agenda for a New Economy and an attendee of the US Social Forum, on how a new economy can bail out both people and nature.
Located in New Economy
Article text/texmacsUS Social Forum: Forging Alliances, a Movement of Movements
Organizers expect more than 25,000 when the second United States Social Forum meets June 22–26, 2010, in Detroit.
Located in Issues / America: The Remix
ArticleDanny Glover: Let’s Reclaim Our Country
Actor and activist Danny Glover on how the Social Forum is strengthening people's movements.
Located in People Power
ArticleFirst Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights Passes
The successful campaign to pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in New York is cause for celebration at 2010 US Social Forum.
Located in New Economy
Article Octet StreamUSSF: We Saw Another World in Atlanta
Poor people, young people, people of color, gays and lesbians, and all manner of people who believe “another world is possible, another U.S. is necessary” joined together by the thousands in Atlanta for the first U.S. Social Forum.
Located in Issues / Stand Up to Corporate Power
ArticleUS Social Forum Kicks Off
The US Social Forum begins with arrivals of caravans and a poor people's march, and an opening "We have a dream" protest march and rally.
Located in YES! Blogs / Sarah van Gelder