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Commentary: US Social Forum - What Another U.S. Might Look Like
Will the first US Social Forum be an "aha" moment in the global movement for change.
Latin America Rising
World Social Forum :: Liberated Spaces at Your Doorstep
Since 2001, people from all corners of the globe have come to the World Social Forums (WSF) to build strategies for another world. This year, the World Social Forum is coming to them.
Liberate Your Space
First Anniversary of the U.S. Social Forum
Just over a year ago on June 27 to July 1, 2007, on a hot Atlanta summer week, we were making history at the first-ever US Social Forum (USSF)! We brought together more than 12,000 people from 64 countries and diverse sectors from all over the U.S. and various Indigenous Nations to declare that “Another World is Possible” and that “Another US is Necessary!”
Detroit’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?
Sarah van Gelder
The Southeast Social Forum prepares for a larger gathering of dedicated activists from all over U.S.
Health Care For All
A Personal Invitation to the US Social Forum
The national coordinator of the US Social Forum, Adrienne Maree Brown offers her brief, heartfelt list of reasons to come to Detroit to participate in the 2010 USSF.
One 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.
Sarah van Gelder
Global 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.
10 Most Hopeful Trends
Report 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.
A Conspiracy of Hope
Katrina and the US Social Forum
Catastrophic events can act as wake up calls, opportunities to seriously step up and do something that is going to make a difference. The US Social Forum represents an opportunity to create a different response to Katrina.
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