Monthly Archives: August 2008

Organising Global Civil Society: The World Social Forum 2004

This is my PhD Thesis at the University of London – 2007. Organising Global Civil Society: The WSF 2004

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Global Justice Movement: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Abstract Forty years after the movements of 1968, intellectuals and activists reflect on the heritage of that movement and analyze its influence on the last decade’s wave of globalizing and densely networked movements. This paper analyses the findings of the … Continue reading

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The WSF Mumbai Office and the Tao of Cultural Politics

One of the most acute and inspiring analysts of the WSF is Santos. In his works he has explained is take on the relevance of the WSF and its limitations. In a piece also published on Challenging Empires (?) he … Continue reading

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Ideas

The politics of ethics and the ethics of politics in social movements’ activism for change and transformation.   The politics and ethics of change and transformation/ Analysis and suggestion form the global justice and solidarity movement. Conflict and the lack … Continue reading

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Indian Movements and Change

  Response to an invitation for a symposium organised by CACIM in Delhi, November 2008.  Dear Jai,  As you write in your note, India is going through a phase of sea changes. The forces of economic expansion and liberalisation of … Continue reading

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Normalization and Transformation

From 2001 onwards the process of normalization is generating the new transformation: what are the mechanisms/processes/agents/techniques of such process of normalization? Is the process of normalization that followed the season of struggles of 68 a useful guide to understand the … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism to 1994-2001

From Tina to EZLN to Encuentros to PGA to Seattle … to Genoa

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