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Forum Alternatif Mondial de l’eau

Support the Alternative World Water Forum : March 2012

The World Water Forum Marseille 2012, Istanbul 2009, Mexico 2006, Kyoto 2003, The Hague 2000, Marrakech 1997: Veolia… Suez… Saur… Public Private Partnerships… Price of Scarcity… Cost Recovery… Suez… Veolia… Big Dams… Desalination… Making the Users Pay… Bechtel… Veolia… Water is a Commodity… Have you had enough of hearing the same arguments again and again ? Have you had enough of hearing the same voices, those of multinationals and the most powerful states again and again ? Help us let other voices be (...) read

date of on-line publication : 9 May 2011

Put people, not finances, first

Call from Dakar to Mobilize for the G8 and the G20 in France in 2011 For the G8, May 21 and 22 in Deauville For the G20, from October 31 to November 5, 2011 in Cannes Gathered together here in Dakar during the Convergence Assembly for Action against the G8/G20 at the World Social Forum, we - the social movements, trade unions, international solidarity associations, women and men from all continents - are calling for massive popular mobilizations during the G8 summit on May 26th and 27th (...) read

date of on-line publication : 8 March 2011

Deutsche Welle

Tens of thousands march in Senegal to launch World Social Forum

The anti-capitalist alternative to the World Economic Forum in Davos, the World Social Forum, has kicked off in Senegal with tens of thousands marching in the capital Dakar. Participants in the 11th World Social Forum started the six-day event Sunday with a march in the Senegalese capital Dakar, demanding democracy and better living conditions. Focusing on the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, Bolivian President Evo Morales spoke of a crisis of capitalism in a 35-minute speech, saying that (...) read

date of on-line publication : 8 February 2011

Inter Press Service (IPS)

As Canada’s Democracy Trembles, a New Global Architecture Emerges

TORONTO, 28 Jun (IPS) - Nearly 600 people were arrested as global leaders and elites met behind a fortified perimetre during the G8 and G20 Summits in Huntsville and Toronto this weekend. Read more read

date of on-line publication : 1 July 2010

Microcredit Pioneer Wins Peace Nobel

Longtime IDRC partner Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on 13 October 2006 for his work in advancing economic and social opportunities for the poor, especially women. Yunus shares the award with the bank he founded, the Grameen Bank, which has been instrumental in helping millions of poor Bangladeshis, many of them women, improve their lives by lending them small sums to start businesses. Muhammad Yunus’ bank has gone from loaning poor women money to buy chickens and cows to (...) read

date of on-line publication : 26 October 2006

DOR George

Economic Alternatives to Neoliberalism

> Pambazuka News 209: 2 June 2005 (...)

Any attempt to build economic alternatives to neoliberalism also needs to take account of its ideological and repressive elements. As potentially viable alternatives are developed, the neoliberal system will do all in its power to repress these initiatives. Therefore, as well as being visionary and identifying offensive demands towards realising that vision, attention must also be given to defending the space that is available to develop alternatives. The closing down of forms of expression, passing of restrictive legislation and acts of violent repression must be resisted together with the building of alternatives. Maintaining the space to be able to develop alternatives is thus an integral dimension of the struggle for alternatives.  read

date of on-line publication : 1 June 2006

DOR George

Case studies in alternatives

> Pambazuka, 15 Dec 2005 (...)

This article tracks the emergence of an “African Peoples’ Consensus”, in opposition to the Washington Consensus, through the rise of the African Peoples Forum and recent debates on economic alternatives. It asks what should we be questioning (use of language, erosion of cultural values), and what concrete process is needed to get closer to these alternatives.  read

date of on-line publication : 20 December 2005

Alliance 21

Proposals for a socially responsible economy

> Alliance 21, May 2001, 24 pp (...)

The current hegemonic model of economic development, based on a capitalist globalisation, may create moderates rates of economic growth, but have given rise to new inequalities. These proposals consider a new development model centered sustainability. A model which is rooted in a shared ethical code which must materialize in a renewed socio-economic regulation.  read

date of on-line publication : 16 December 2005

SHIVA Vandana

Will WTO Shrink or Sink?

> ZNet, Dec 2005 (...)

Here the author describes how economically weaker nations have learnt to exercise their power in WTO through non-cooperation and why they need to reject the “Aid of Trade” package in the draft Hong Kong Ministerial Text, viewing it as a retreat from commitments made at Doha.  read

date of on-line publication : 13 December 2005

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