By William F. Fisher, Thomas Ponniah
Another international is feasible is the unique number of essays and calls for from the center of the ‘movement of movements’. in line with the paintings of the 1st annual conferences of the WSF, this vintage assortment not just set out the preliminary goals of the routine that got here jointly, it additionally lead the way for the theoretical learn of recent social activities, their a number of and participatory personality. at the present time, as many crises have an effect on all our lives, it's time to revisit the unique calls for of a world cohesion stream, united in its decision to struggle opposed to the focus of wealth, the proliferation of poverty and inequalities, and the destruction of our earth, and to reconstitute a world left.
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The conservative social democrats have thus become inescapably identified with the deepest interests of capitalist power, where exploitation and repression constitute the fundamental political line. The movement of move- xxx F O R E W O R D TF O RTEHWE OFRI DR S T E D I T I O N xix ments cannot find a common ground with these social democratic forces and cannot link together with them in a network. The encounters at Porto Alegre thus clarify this situation. The globalization movements can attempt with labour unions to construct a new front of anti-capitalist struggle on a global scale.
Forums of five hundred to seven hundred people elect two representatives and two alternates to serve one year on the budget council. In April and May, the forum representatives organize smaller assemblies to propose the budget priorities of the public for the following year. Between May and mid-July, the proposed budget priorities are forwarded to the current municipal council (33 councillors elected by traditional democratic means). Simultaneously, the forum representatives attend training sessions on municipal finance.
In 8 INTRODUCTION the North, these movements consisted of environmentalists, urban movements, feminism, the lesbian and gay movement and the antiracist movement. In both the North and the South these new movements were concerned with questions concerning identity, culture and modernity (Escobar 1992: 62–85). Unlike the universalism of the old left, the new movements argued that radicalism consisted of the liberation of difference. The period beginning after 1999 is a new epoch in which workers’ struggles, the ‘new social movements’, as well as a new group of young militants (anarchists, anti-sweatshop activists, anti-biotechnology, peace and human rights movements) have come together via an interrelated set of recent efforts.
Another World is Possible: Popular Alternatives to Globalization at the World Social Forum by William F. Fisher, Thomas Ponniah