Marching and connecting for freedom and rights of all people.
Last week I introduced the
ACT! 2012 consultation process initiated by the Barcelona Consensus. Now let me tell who which proposals got the most support:
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Tagged 15M, ACT! 2012, civil assemblies, civil society, Ekta Parishad, Jan Satyagraha, justice, Lorea, nova, Occupy, social movements |
It’s time for change. That’s the main idea behind May 12. Are you ready?
For those of us who somehow lost track of the Occupy Movement over the last months, the upcoming event on May 12 is a good opportunity to get back on the street and stand for a better world.
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Tagged censorship, civil society, corporate greed, corruption, global change, human rights violations, M12, May 12, Occupy, participation, police brutality, protest |
The idea is the same for the WEF and the WSF: shape globalization. While the first tries to impose it, the second creates it from below.
Every year, during the WEF in Davos, there is also an alternative summit – the World Social Forum – taking place somewhere in the world. The goal of the WSF is to create a world where people matter more than profit.
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Tagged altermundo, Brazil, change, civil society, climate justice, globalization, Occupy, Pedro Torres, Porto Alegre, Rio+20, urban sustainability, WEF, World Social Forum |
Now that even Harvard is occupied we know that real occupiers don’t fear the cold.
The Occupy movement has long grown out of the initial Wallstreet location. The newest Occupy presence will be shown in Davos, Switzerland at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF).
Let’s celebrate consumerism. Let’s celebrate that we have a choice. One day, no consumption. Are you in?
Today (or yesterday in the US in order to remember Black Friday) is Buy Nothing Day. The idea is to give the ever spinning capitalist system a break at least for 24 hours.
Do not let yourself be blinded. The world might seem complex, inert and immutable. But we can change it.
Remember when people from all over the world started to write to George Clooney asking him to do something about the unfair working conditions to produce his Nespresso coffee? Continue reading
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Tagged Bolivia, change, civil society, George Clooney, Morales, Occupy, protest, Senegal, social movements, Solidar, TIPNIS |
You might or might not have heard about it, but the world is about to change. The current occupation of the Wall Street might just as well be the beginning of something good.
You are wondering who is out there occupying the Wall Street? Media coverage has been very low so far and what has been written is rather critical: They call them
anti-capitalist, frustrated young people and a disorganized movement. Continue reading