Focus on the Global South

Linked with The World Social Forum 2008.

Focus on the Global South is dedicated to regional and global policy analysis and advocacy work. Focus also concentrates on linking grassroots experiences to macro level issues such as trade liberalisation and the International Monetary Fund. (

Listen the video: a world without the WTO, November 29, 2006.

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Walden Bello is executive director of Focus on the Global South, professor of sociology and public administration at the University of the Philippines, and a fellow of the Transnational Institute. He is the author of numerous books on Asian issues and globalisation … (full text).

SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE WORLD SOCIAL FORUM: Saturday 26 January is the World Social Forum Global Day of Action. More than 600 actions and events are being planned on or close to the day, in every continent; they range from defening housing rights in Omsk in Siberia and protesting anti-military bases actions in Aotearoa/New Zealand to dozens of local social forums, protests, gatherings and celebrations of resistance … (full text);

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