Palestinians ’are bound to win’

Why Israelis are prophesying the end of their state?

por Ramzy Baroud - 15/06/2022


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.

‘More than a team, it is an entire people’: 100 years of Palestinian football in Chile

por Eman Abusidu - 22/09/2020

While some Arab countries were celebrating their normalisation deals with Israel and Google was removing Palestine from its maps, Club Deportivo Palestino in Chile was celebrating its centenary.

Amnesty slams ‘outrageous’ Algeria court ruling against journalist

por MEMO - Middle East Monitor - 16/09/2020

Amnesty International yesterday condemned an Algerian appeal court’s ruling against journalist Khaled Drareni who had been sentenced to two years in prison over his coverage of the Hirak protest movement.

September 19 : A Nationwide Day Of Protest in the US and dialogue on community control of police

por - 14/09/2020

September 19 : A Nationwide Day Of Protest in the US and dialogue on community control of police

Home News Stories of resilience

por Liz Hosken, Million Belay - 10/09/2020

A new Ecologist series explores grassroots stories of resilience and hope in a time of multiple crises.

Decolonial feminism and Buen Vivir

por Dennis L. Avilés Irahola - 04/09/2020

“We hereby decide to build a new form of public coexistence, in diversity and in harmony with nature, to achieve the good way of living, the Sumak Kawsay…” This path breaking declaration formed a part of the new constitution adopted by Ecuador in 2008, a remarkable effort to counter the challenges of an unjust development model and a deep political crisis.

Mining conflicts multiply, as critics of “extractivism” gather in Johannesburg

por Patrick Bond - 31/08/2020

The World Social Forum’s “Thematic Forum on Mining and Extractivism” convenes from 12-15 November 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, just after the Southern Africa People’s Tribunal on Transnational Corporations.

Web-dialogue "World Social Forum Today"

por Marko Ulvila - 26/08/2020

On the occasion of the Finnish Social Forum on Sunday 30th August at 1 pm UCT.

Congress Writes to Zuckerberg Over ‘Bias’ in Facebook India; Demands Probe

por - 19/08/2020

In a letter to Facebook CEO, Congress general secretary KC Venugopal also demanded that pending internal investigation and submission of report, the company should "consider a new team to lead Facebook India operations so as to not influence the probe".

#FreeMahmoud: Mahmoud Nawajaa is FREE!

por BDS - 18/08/2020

Thanks to sustained international pressure, Palestinian human rights defender and BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa was released after being held without charge by Israel for 19 days.

On 15 August, Indian feminists Ask, ‘Are We Really Independent?’

por - 17/08/2020

On this, the 74th Independence Day of India, we are deeply troubled at the state of ‘independence’ in the nation

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