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The Social Forum

Another World Is Possible, Another U.S. Is Necessary, Another Detroit is Happening.

US Social Forum opens in Detroit

Imagine a gathering of people from all walks of life, coming together by the thousands on the issues that move them to forge a movement big enough for all of us.

Welcome to the 2010 US Social Forum, a gathering of thousands of activists from around the country.

 

USSF: We Saw Another World in Atlanta USSF: We Saw Another World in Atlanta
by Sarah van Gelder
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.
Malik Rahim Speaks to the Freedom Caravaners Malik Rahim Speaks to the Freedom Caravaners
by Sarah van Gelder
Malik Rahim speaks about the Common Ground vision for its neighborhood that goes beyond restoring it to its previous state.
Pass it On Pass it On
by Alice Lovelace
Poetry by Alice Lovelace
What the US Social Forum Means to Me What the US Social Forum Means to Me
by Alice Lovelace
Imagine a world where everyone has what they need, where people make the decisions that matter and where government truly is for and by the people. Now, imagine we are working, talking, debating and planning to bring that world into being.
Interview with Victoria Rodriguez Interview with Victoria Rodriguez
by Sarah van Gelder
Interview with Victoria Rodriguez from Southwest Organizing Project, while on the Freedom Caravan to the USSF, June 2007.
Interview with Susan Gleason Interview with Susan Gleason
by Diane Horn
Susan Gleason talks about the US Social Forum in this 30-minute interview with Diane Horn, producer and host of the Sustainability Segment of KEXP.
Interview with Bineshi Albert and Bruce McClackey Interview with Bineshi Albert and Bruce McClackey
by Sarah van Gelder
Interview with Bineshi Albert and Bruce McClackey during the Freedom Caravan to the US Social Forum
Forging Connections at the U.S. Social Forum Forging Connections at the U.S. Social Forum
by Justine Simon, Andy Davey
Over ten thousand social activists gathered in Atlanta, Georgia from June 27 to July 1, 2007 for five days of spirited dialogue and collaboration.
Future Hope Future Hope
by Ted Glick
Ted Glick's Call to Action: A popular, grassroots movement is necessary to pressure governments into a justice-based, clean energy revolution. The U.S Social Forum in Atlanta provides a perfect platform for such a movement.
Katrina and the US Social Forum Katrina and the US Social Forum
by Alice Lovelace
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.
Affect Change: Go to the US Social Forum Affect Change: Go to the US Social Forum
People explain why they are going to the US Social Forum in Atlanta, Georgia, June 27-July 1, 2007.
Commentary: US Social Forum - What Another U.S. Might Look Like Commentary: US Social Forum - What Another U.S. Might Look Like
by Michael Leon Guerrero
Will the first US Social Forum be an "aha" moment in the global movement for change.
Southern Revival Southern Revival
by Sarah van Gelder
The Southeast Social Forum prepares for a larger gathering of dedicated activists from all over U.S.
Global Justice: Another U.S. Is Possible Global Justice: Another U.S. Is Possible
by Tanya Dawkins
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.
Hope And Fears At World Forum
by Bob Burnett
In Porto Alegre, Brazil, "another world is possible."
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