The dividends rise and the proletarians fallSelf-criticism is air and breath for the proletarian movementI feel at home in the whole world, wherever there are clouds and birds and human tearsFreedom is always the freedom of those who think differently
I must say that I left Brazil with the same questions that I ask myself after the past editions that I attended. Does it make sense after the lack of political impact of the final edition to keep taking part and contributing to the WSF dynamic?
“I think we have to be careful – what makes it into the news isn’t the whole story. There is scarcity but there’s also the manufactured scarcity of who gets the water.” Mary Galvin, University of Johannesburg
TiSA is in fact aimed at freeing corporations providing transnational services from what they view as burdensome and needlessly differing national and local regulations. The agreement is also designed to pry open public services to commercial involvement
His never flinching energy, his untiring enthusiasm were characteristic. It is an understatement to say he never stopped working, he never counted the hours. Never ever did he stop acting, till just a couple of hours before the end … for the very first time
There is an emergent climate justice movement that insists on putting those who are most affected by climate change first and that brings together communities on the frontlines of resistance with indigenous people, environmentalists, trade unionists, and so many others