More power to the Other World

The World Social Forum is starting today at Mumbai, India.

It proclaims that it’s not an organization, nor a united front platform, but “…an open meeting place for reflective thinking, democratic debate of ideas, formulation of proposals, free exchange of experiences and inter-linking for effective action, by groups and movements of civil society that are opposed to neo- liberalism and to domination of the world by capital and any form of imperialism, and are committed to building a society centered on the human person”.

The first WSF was held in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre in 2001. Then 25000 participated. This time there are 85,000 dreamers/activists who believe another world is possible. More power!

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Author: Saswat Pattanayak

Journalist, Generalist, Atheist, Poet, Lover, Photographer, Communist, Third wave Feminist, LGBT ally, Black power comrade, Peacenik, Anti-capitalist, Critical media theorist, Radical film critic, Academic non-elite…

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