UK Labour Party votes for motion calling Israel an apartheid state

The motion commits the Labour party to implementing sanctions including ceasing UK-Israel arms trade and trade with illegal Israeli settlements

por MEMO - Middle East Monitor - 29/09/2021


A contribution to the debate on the future of the WSF

por Chico Whitaker - 16/12/2020

This text, intended only as a small contribution to the debate on the future of the WSF

Al Jazeera broadcaster sues Saudi, UAE rulers for fabricating nude photos

por MEMO - Middle East Monitor - 15/12/2020

The Hill website reported that Oueiss filed the case in the Southern District Court in Florida.

Some considerations for the debate on the renewal of the World Social Forum

por Gustave Massiah - 12/12/2020

Thanks to Francine for her excellent, stimulating and inspiring text. And thanks for launching the basic debate we need to renew the World Social Forum.

Campaign "Free Assange!"

por IPA Europe - 10/12/2020

International People’s Assembly launchs an Open Letter to the Government of the United Kingdom

Another World Social Forum is possible

por Francine Mestrum - 07/12/2020

In January 2021 the World Social Forum will celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Journalist Solafa Magdy spends 1 year in Egypt prison

por MEMO - Middle East Monitor - 27/11/2020

It has been one year since the arrest and detention of the journalist Solafa Magdy, her husband and their friend.

A Triumphant Return to Power for Bolivia’s Social Movements

por Leonardo Flores - 25/11/2020

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Bolivia on November 8 to celebrate the inauguration of President Luis Arce.

World Social Forum organizes global meeting against Davos 2021

por Tord Björk - 18/11/2020

The financial and big business elite who meet in Davos every year needs more than ever a counterweight. That is the opinion of popular movements from all over the world. Therefore, they have now decided to organize the World Social Forum WSF 25 - 30 January 2021 with actions and meetings around the world connected online for a week.

Things May Get Worse Before They Get Better for the U.S.

por Walden Bello - 17/11/2020

For many, Trump’s ouster is a relief. But his steadfast support among white voters puts his party on a crash course with democracy.

Reflections on the FSM process

por Oded Grajew - 16/11/2020

Facilitation of the Virtual Forum 2021

WSF opens website and first newsletter towards the 2021 edition

por - 13/11/2020

The Communication Working Group of the International Council of the World Social Forum initiated the campaign to disseminate and mobilize the Virtual WSF edition, from 25 to 30 January 2021

For a united front against the payment of public and private illegitimate debts

por - 11/11/2020

Since the beginning of the year 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has tragically worsened the living conditions of the majority of the world’s population. Never really recovering from the subprime crisis in 2007-2008, the economic system is disintegrating as it continues to distance itself from the real economy.

Armenians storm parliament, beat speaker after ceasefire with Azerbaijan

por MEMO - Middle East Monitor - 10/11/2020

Armenian protesters today stormed the country’s parliament and severely beat the speaker, after authorities agreed to a ceasefire deal over Nagorno-Karabakh and surrendered the territories to Azerbaijan.

Tentative of observation and comment on the WSF process November 7 2020

por Tord Björk - 09/11/2020

Perseverance among those old and newly interested have now brought the WSF process to a decisive moment.

30 lawyers, rights activists form coalition to defend journalists in Yemen

por MEMO - Middle East Monitor - 06/11/2020

More than 30 Yemeni lawyers and human rights activists have formed a new coalition aimed at defending journalists persecuted for carrying out their work across Yemen.

Trump ‘the worst criminal in human history,’ says Chomsky

por MEMO - Middle East Monitor - 04/11/2020

Prominent American academic and intellectual Noam Chomsky has described US President Donald Trump as “the worst criminal in human history.” He made his claim in an article in the New Yorker this week.


por Gustave Massiah - 02/11/2020

This note has been written to prepare the discussion on the WSF at the CRID Council meeting on 6 November 2020. It updates the notes sent to the CRID instances on June 12, 2020 and July 16, 2020.

Guiding Principles for Holding WSF Events

por - 27/10/2020

(draft prepared and revised by Vinod Raina; based on comments received till 26 Oct 2007)

WSF calls for a virtual edition in January 2021

por - 16/10/2020

"The next edition of the World Social Forum (Virtual) will be in the week of January 25, 2021." We will build it together .

WSF Report 2018 – E-book

por - 15/10/2020

This 2018 WSF Report speaks of the collective experience of building an event dedicated to resistance.

Discussion list about emerging world social movement

por Tord Björk - 15/10/2020

Tentative observations from the last day of the WSF International
Council meeting October 11th, 2020

This Police Planet has to end!

por - 09/10/2020

Yesterday, a policeman in Chile threw a 16-year-old boy who was protesting off a bridge, after grabbing him, causing international social upheaval. From the bridge he fell into a shallow channel, remaining motionless on his back. He was hospitalized, and a day later the young man is improving.

The crisis of Capitalism, role of technology and our imaginations

por Alfredo Lopez, Jerome Scott, Melanie Bush, Samantha Camacho - 07/10/2020

The Internet is a fundamental reality of our times and nearly 60% of the people worldwide use it regularly for professional and personal purposes.

Observations concerning the renewal of the World Social Forum process

por - 30/09/2020

Now we enter into a new era for renewing WSF. The sometimes ambiguous language must be replaced with more time consciousness and clear messages. The twenty-year anniversary in the end of January 2021 is the most pressing deadline.

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