The European Social Forum has now closed in Istanbul, smaller than previously, but recognising that the current crisis is experiencing a growing resistance. Here is the Call of the Social Movements agreed at Istanbul.
An interview with Éric Toussaint by Pauline Imbach Via:International Viewpoint
The campaign has now started in the UK. Headed by the TGWU has already scored some good successes with representing workers and gaining union recognition in several buildings.
The second European Social Forum
Paris, Saint Denis, Bobigny, Ivry 12-15th November 2003.
The first ever Southern Africa Social Forum (SASF) took place in Lusaka, Zambia on 9-11 November 2003, bringing together c.400 activists from social movements, trade unions, NGOs, churches, women’s organisations and other groups.
The European Social Forum in Florence: Lessons of Success
Stop the Attacks on Our Movement
Protest on 12 December 2002
As you may know, twenty Italian activists have been arrested and charged in the last weeks. They have been charged with vague but serious offences including holding opinions against the state! Several charges were made under laws enacted during the fascist
Letters of Solidarity from Attac Sweden and the RMT, UK rail union.
ESF Arrests: Report from an Italian Activist and School Student
First came the fear. For several months most of the Italian newspapers had been telling their readers about the terrible antiglobalists who were about to gather from all Europe to destroy Florence.
FLORENCE — It was always going to be a recipe for chaos. Take 40,000 European leftists, fractious at the best of times, shoe-horn them into a Renaissance era Italian city and tell them to discuss, across half a dozen languages, the state of the world and the possibilities of changing
21 November 2002
The two women who were arrested and imprisoned last Friday have now been put under house arrest. The rest are in solitary confinement in high security jails. Apparently they are all in good spirits. Under Italian law, they can be held for ten days (until next Monday) before