January 18th 2007
One week until Global
Day of Action – be a part of this
1) In one week, Humanity will
gather to show that another world is
2) How to have the best
Get updates with RSS
b) Deleting actions and
c) Placing, viewing and
correcting your action on the
d) International and internet
3) wsf2008.net as a collective
4) Creating memories of the Global Day of
5) Help the media team by providing contacts of your
action's organizators for interviews
6) Around the world,
hundreds of actions
1) In one week, Humanity will gather to show that
another world is possible
the Global Day of Action and Mobilization in January 26th
approaches, the number of participants in WSF 2008
international journey increases. Men and women from all over
the world will take the streets, promote discussions,
protests, music concerts, video exhibitions and several other
activities to show that another world is possible and
More than 430 actions in 85 countries has
already been presented in www.wsf2008.net. From human rights,
to environmental sustainability, from photography classes and
planting trees to actions against fast food chains and
corporate power; from free software installation to parties,
demonstrations and videoconferences, the World will demand the
end of imperialism, sexism, colonialism and any kind of
oppression during January 26th.
If you haven't
presented your activity for the Global Day of Action and
Mobilization yet, you still have time: organize your group or
movement, set up an agenda, discuss your local issues and
present your action on www.wsf2008.net show to the
world your demands, proposals and ideas.
2) How to have the best experience using
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b) Deleting actions and moderating
If you made any mistake when
presenting your action, or if it was canceled, access your
action page, then click on edit tab at the top of it, and at
the bottom of the page you will find a delete button. If you
want to create a new action in a pre-existent Action Space,
click on Create Action on the right sidebar when accessing
your action space.
If you found an action that you
think has inappropriate content (take the WSF Charter of
Principles as a reference - http://www.forumsocialmundial.org.br/main.php?id_menu=4&cd_language=2),
you can warn the moderation team by clicking on “report” at
the bottom of the action page and explaining the reasons you
think this action is inappropriate.
Placing, viewing and correcting your action on the
As the number of activities presented for
the Global Day of Action keeps growing everyday, the red
balloon referring to your action can sometimes be covered by
another action's balloon. To see your action balloon, just
zoom in the map to find the precise location of your action.
You can also view all the actions in one country by selecting
the desired place from the country list on the main page or
using the “find action” button.
If you can find your
action but still can't see a red ballloon refering to it,
maybe you didn't placed it on the map when presenting an
action. In that case, select your action and click on “edit”
tab. Then scroll down to the map and click on the exact
location of your action, then save the changes. The same
procedure can be made for correcting wrong placed balloons.
For further information on how to locate your action on the
map, see http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/1730
3) wsf2008.net as a collective
is not only a big board displaying actions edited by a few
organizers. It can be a place where thousands of participants
get together, meet by hundreds in action spaces and interact
in several ways to collaborate around actions that they
participate in. Making wsf2008.net a populated and lively site
depends on you!
- Once registered users can “recommend
the site to friends” (see on the right of the screen when
visitin an action or Action Space page) just give their mail
address and a short invitation;
- Registered users can
access an action page (click on the map, or in the list of a
country page, select an action through list or balloon ) then
click in the “subscribe, join and contribute” and step in any
- Any participant in an action space can
contribute in it by posting comment on any document or
replying to a comment (click on the “add comment” link at the
bottom of the document);
- Any participant in an action
space can send a message ( “create message”) that will be
received by other participants in that action space;
Any participant can start a wiki, which is a page that anyone
in the site can edit in a collaborative way. While editing a
wiki page, do not forget to ask for being notified of the
modification that other people can bring to the pages that
4) Creating memories of the Global Day of
Social Forum journey in 2008 will be an international
collaborative experience. Keeping the memory of this process
alive will be very important. The story of this journey can be
better told by their own participants. There are several ways
- publishing images, audio and video
files and news coverage inside related Action Spaces into
- writing articles about telling the
story of your local journey and publishing them on
www.wsf2008.net - joining media group by writing to email@example.com;
joining the world radio pool by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org;
joining the video producers team, by writing to email@example.com;
joining the videoconferences and intercommunication team, by
writing to intercommunication@wsf2008net.
publishing any multimedia coverage of actions that'll happen
in your town in www.wsf2008.net or in other independendent
5) Help the media team by providing contacts
the Global Day of Action approaches, media interest on World
Social Forum 2008 journey grows and a lot of interview
requests starts to arrive.
The communication and
mobilization workgroup of WSF 2008 is trying to collect
contacts of action proponents to attend this
Please write a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
including (if possible) a telephone number and email address
of a reference person for media contacts and interviews. Don't
forget to mention the action name and link on www.wsf2008.net.
6) Around the world, hundreds of
below some snapshots of actions presented recently in
www.wsf2008.net. You can view all the actions in http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/view/actions
or a collection of snapshots in http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3783.
You can also view a world map of actions on the main page of
- In Buenos
Aires, the group ph15 will teach 30 new students the basics of
photography as a mean of expression. Their work will be shown
at the Las Vegas University and they will have a video
conference with the visitors - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3232.
- In Dhaka
there will be a rally held by the shelter for the poor,
demanding "Safe Shelter For All", followed by a round table
conference - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3306
-, and a "National Seminar on New Liberal Economy and
Development - Perspective of Bangladesh" - organized by the
WSF-Bangladesh - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3542.
In BELGIUM: - A Festival having all
the types of resistance as its theme, on the 19th, in Ottgnies
- In Brussels, an action against exploitation of people and
oppression - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/4090.
- Liège: Another Liège is Possible: http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/4100
- Attack the
- The launching of a national
campaign against discrimination - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3476.
- Scream against
Misery II in Goiania (GO) - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2987.
Popular Marche of the WSF-Vitoria, in Vitória (ES) - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2972.
Global Action Day – Antineolibral Circus. In Belo Horizonte
(MG) - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2916
- Public demo in Sao Paulo (SP): Social Movements
Coordination is calling demonstrations all across the country
Also in Sao Paulo, a civil association aims to cooperate with
the building of collective identity’ sovereignty and create
discussion spaces concerning Indian peoples - ttp://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3220
-, movements will discuss the situation of the Palestinians,
who haave in 2008 their 60th anniversary of their dispersion -
- and drumming sessions of the World March of Women - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3880.
World Social Forum 2008 in Santa Cruz do Sul (RS) - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2840.
Also in Rio Grande do Sul, there will be a debate concerning
environment, urban and countryside reform - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3494
-, a guided visit to the Ponta Leste Island, a reservation
area, identifying species and essences - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3507-
and a cultural and political event - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3464.
In Itajai (SC), the campaign “Poetic Condom” will distribute 4
thousand condoms on the 28th, for a world without HIV - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3973.
Cleaning the offspring of mineral water of the UR-07 Várzea,
in Recife (PE) - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2777.
Seminário Futuro da Amazônia. In Tabatinga (AM).- http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2752
- and a workshop on local traditional cousine - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3765.
“Água, a fonte da vida” or “Water, the source of life”, in
Nova Friburgo (RJ)- http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2561.
Also in Rio de Janeiro, a campaign for blood donation - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3969
- and cultural activities - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3904.
- Women movements are organizing themselves in order
to have actions in every state in the country. So far, the
north has been mobilised and there are actions in Rio Grande
do Norte, Para, Pernambuco and Roraima - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3482.
In Fortaleza (CE), a procession for Water and Land as Human
Rights - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3204.
In Aracaju, an action is proposing to bring together all
activist organizations in the city. They intend to have a
Critical Mass Ride, as well as video projections and an
installation festival - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3229
-, there will also be another critical mass bike ride during
the night of the 25th and the morning of the 26th - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3949.
- In Maceio, on the 26th and the 27th of January there
will be the 13th National Social Water Forum Preparatory
Conference - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3354.
In Brasilia, The Billion Trees Campaign, having "One tree for
each human being on the Earth" as their motto, will plant a
thousand trees and millions of seeds - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3386.
In Bahia, the feminist collective "Mandinga de Mulher" will
promote a capoeira circle together with other feminist and
pro-environmental organisations - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3339.
In Belem, a celebration - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3751
-, a workshop on the legislation on community radios - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3760
- and making useful things out of recycled material - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3761.
Also in Belem, there will be the first meeting of fellowships
from the north area of the country - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3768
-,feminist discussions - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3769
-, debates on food and nutritional safety, sustainability and
sovereignty - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3771
-, screening of movies - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3772
-, a lecture on the students’ movement in Para - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3775
-, a discussion on international trafficking of women and
beauty standards - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3776
-. a lecture on productive credit and sustainability in the
Amazon - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3778
-, a workshop on historical identity of the people in Para -
- , an act against the criminalization of community radios and
on the democratization of means of communication - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3782
-, an art performance - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3784
- and a workshop on gender and housing - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3786.
in Belem, there will be a lecture on tools for social
contestation - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3787
-, a debate on the presence of women in the WSF - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3788
-, WSF gymkhana - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3786
-, a debate about socialism in the XXI century - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3791
-, video screening and debates on the social and environmental
reality of the Amazon -
http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3792 -, a political act
against the construction of the eater power station in Belo
Monte - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3798
- and a ritual - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3795.
In Natal (RN), the project Echoes of the quarter will bring
workshops, music, poetry,sports, lectures, performances, etc.
for the 4th time to the habitants of the capital of this state
- and distribution of pamphlets, walk and performances - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3878.
- In Mossoro (RN), there will be a big
politic-cultural concentration one of the squares of the city
In Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, there will be speeches and cultural
activities organized by several organizations.
Roraima, a feminist action is being put together - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/4053.
- In Montreal, “Another
Agriculture Is Possible” - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3715.
- What are the
indictors of the Human Development saying?, in Barcelona - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2745
- and the Manifestation of the FSCat a Barcelona - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3019.
- The Chile Social
Forum will march on the main streets of Santiago, making
"thematic stops" in every corner - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3515.
In the DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF
- A Forum-Theatre is being organized - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3719.
In DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
San Domingo, an activity will be held in order to commemorate
Juan Pablo Duarte's birth, who was the leader of "La
Trinitaria" the organization that mobilized dominican
independence. It will be a march at night to receive with
candle light Duarte's day. There will be stops in historical
places, where many artistic activities will be held, such as
theatrical presentations, poetry, dominican-afro music, and
others - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3993.
- Keynote speeches
and discussions (from 9 AM - 5 PM) on the current challenges
and actors of social change; right to health; Egypt and the
regional conflicts and wars (Palestine and Iraq). Exhibition
(Palestinian folklore, Egyptian civil society publications,
photographs, etc..) - Whole day. There's also cultural and
artistic performances (Egyptian and Palestinian folklore) 6 PM
- 10 PM. Contact: Hani Serag, Global Coordinator, email@example.com
In IVORY COAST:
- A press
conference and a mobilization for the freedom of speech - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3717.
- Towards a
people’s Maghreb: Challenges of the alterglobalization
- Marseilles - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2922
- and film projections. The whole evening is going to be taped
and retransmitted online - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3394.
- Social Forum of Aubervilliers 2008 - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2818.
Forum Social Départemental du Morbihan in Etel. - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2712
- In Gironde, military, economic, social and
ecological wars will be discussed in order to find answers on
how to achieve another world. There will be a forum,
information projections and video projections - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3251.
Manifestation and 4 hours of debates and cultural initiatives
in Paris - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3878.
- A constitutional
assembly for the Galicia Social Forum and the divulgation of
the International Meeting of the World March of Women that
will happen there in October - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3874.
- Bautzen Social
Forum - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2557.
- In Berlin, there will be a discussion with Rodrigo
Nunes, Brazilian journalist involved with the World and
European Social Forum, and Corinna Grenschel, an activist of
the Berlin Social Forum. Entrance is free - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3426.
The Berlin Social Forum will present a video DVD show on
local and global groups -
http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3473. In Brandenburg, film
projections and anti-privatization of public utilities will be
discussed - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3460.
In Plauen, there will be spontaneous actions on the subject of
water - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3420.
- Rally against
neo-liberal globalization. Greek Social Forum -
- Cancel the debt to free
development - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/4096.
- Justice For
Lovinsky Pierre Antoine, an activist who was kidnnaped in
Haiti on August of 2007. The authorities having not made any
official statement on the case, a protest is due to happen -
- Palestine Solidarity: Screening
of a documentary "Palestine is still the issue" by John Pilger
followed by a discussion with representatives of Social
Movements, Political parties and journalists - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2980.
- Farmers' suicide and agricultural crisis: In
Maharashtra, there will be various activities in different
districts, which will focus on farmers’ suicide and
agriculture policies - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2978.
Preparatory Mumbai meeting for the Global Day of Action and
Mobilization - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2983
- Women's organization nationally in alliance with
Dalit rights organizations and workers movement are jointly
organizing a rally on issue of Women's right to Land,
Livelihood and Resources and will engage in an Inter-movement
- As a
follow up to the "Workshop on Global Day of Action" in Nusa
Dua, Bali, Indonesian Peasant Union (SPI) with other social
movements from the coalition Gerak Lawan (People's Movement
Against Neo-colonialism-Imperialism) are now finalizing plans
for January the 26th, the WSF. The idea is to have 2 days of
action, so it would take place on the 26th and the 27th. There
will be a wide range of social movements in the event: from
peasants to trade union, women’s groups, fisher folk,
anti-debt activist, defense of human rights, youth and
studentmovements, anti-globalization activists and small-scale
- In West Java, there will be a national
seminar or climate change - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3366.
- Verona Open City:
meeting on the Constitution. ARCI Verona -
http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2865. - No War Festival a
Lanciano - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2827.
Screening of short films from the "Cameras on job" contest. In
Vasto - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2732.
In Milan, the projection of the movie "SOMALIA FIELD PEOPLE,
images an poetry from an unforgettable country" - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3547
-, a public assembly on the 22nd of January, discussing public
services and their privatization - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3713-
and a protest against the prohibition to enrol foreign
children (with parents without regular visa) at kindergarten
and in defense of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child -
In Macerata, on the 19th of January, there will be a concert
dedicated to the rights of the Mapuches (Chile) people, plus
readings and projections of images - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3376.
- In Raiano, there will be the projection of the movie
"When I Play the War, which portrays the drama of child
soldiers - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3430.
- In L’Aquila there will be a photography show at the
public square, an extension of the "You Know That" on the
solidarity economy - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3428
-, a distribution of postcards for the demilitarization of
Mount San Cosimo - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3424-
and a meeting on the project "A Flower to Antsirabè" will take
place on the 25th of January. The project is aimed at
international co-operation in aid of Madagascar - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3418
- and "The National Service: a Choice for Peace" on the 24th
of January - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3412.
- In Valle d’Aosta, from January 23th until January
30th, there will be discussions, exhibitions, workshops and
conferences - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3370.
In Barletta, the celebration of the 63rd anniversary of the
liberation of Auschwitz, dedicated to the historic memory - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3356.
In Florence, an Art exhibition and theatre on the 26th and the
27th - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3741
-, a concert plus dinner -
http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3750-, the screening of the
movie “Sicko” - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3767
-, a party in support of action for Gays and Lesbians - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3781
- and discussions from the 21st until the 26th of January - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3794.
Also in Florence, a debate on authors’ rights - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3810.
In Padova, a space for exchanging ideas - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3822
- and a concert - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3827.
In Compiobbi, screening of the movie “Train of Life” - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3757.
In Foggia, an act against the privatization of the water - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3797.
In Rome, a campaign for the end of the siege in Gaza - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3803
- and a conference on working conditions - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3818.
- In Veneto, movie screening and an antifacist
congress - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3833.
- In Siena, on January 25th, there will be Italian
language classes of migrants - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3837
-, a movie projection - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3839
- and, on February 3rd, the distribution of the WSF call at a
- In Colle di val d’Elsa, there will be a
rock’n’roll concert - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3843.
In Monteroni, the screening of “Trevirgolaottantasette” - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3847.
- In Beirut,
representative of the Permanent Peace Movement, Na-am
(Nahwaal-Muwatiniya), Peace Initiatives and of the Arab NGO
Network for Development (ANND), brings together 30 NGOs and
nine national networks from 12 Arab countries active in the
fields of social development, human rights, gender and the
environment. They will propse several actions. One of them
will be a conversation abour Youth Participation and Dialogue
Empowerment - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3808.
- In Casablanca,
from January 25th until the 27th, there will be several
political and cultural activities organized by the WSF-Maroc
committee - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3254.
- Global Action
Week in Jalisco, Guadalajara. Multithematic self-organized
activities by different groups- http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2937.
- In Maputo,
there will be a march on the 24th in defense of the peasants’
rights - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3997.
- Bondage in
global economy, in Punjab - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2718
- and "Nuclear Free Visa Free South Asia” - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2536
In the PHILIPPINES:
the Struggle!”: Jobs and Justice, Land and Freedom Now!":
Global Week of Action in the Philippines - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2806.
- Act for
awareness-raising on the medicine herbal patent , Costa da
Caparica. Costa da Caparica - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2849.
In PUERTO RICO:
- The Puerto
Rico Social Forum is organizing an action for "A city and a
country for all".
- Durban's WSF Festival for Social Change.
Durban, Diakonia Centre. http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2844.
African Jewish people will discuss the dispersion of two
groups: Falashas and the Lemba and celebrate their roots on
January - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3441.
In SOUTH KOREA:
- Global Week
of Action Events in Korea - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/1737.
- A "Forum of Local
Authorities" will take place in Malaga, on January 24th, in
order to discuss sustainable development, culture, education,
public space, and many other issues. During the evening, there
will be a debate between representatives of the WSF and local
authorities - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3407.
- In Mallorca, the Mallorca Social Forum will hold
several activities - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3324.
- In Calamanca, the play Pan con Pan will be
represented - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3458.
In Vitoria-Gasteiz, the projection of a movie - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3534
-, a discussion on anti-neo-liberalism - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3536
- and a conversation with Carlos Taibo on what
anti-globalization movements are proposing right now http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3531.
- Drop in for the
climate and fairness. In Ludvika - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2728.
- In Mälmo, a network of people will be built in order
to mobilize for the European Social Forum, as well as
workshops, group discussions and film projections - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3498.
Human Rights Accountability. Human Dignity and Human Rights
Caucus. - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2878.
National meeting on:
Promotion of Community Action on Addiction. It will be
conducted on Jan 28 (as 26 of January is holiday in our
region). The meeting will remark the day and will focus on
NGOs as well as community empowerment on addiction community
problem and how to prevent it at national level including
Challenges and resources. It will be organized by Syrian PHM
Circle, Alyarmouk Syrian Society, and Damascus Physician
Syndicate with participation of ministry of interior and
ministry of health. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Attack the debt: http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/4098.
In the UK:
- 'Zionism, Ethnic Cleansing and the
Way Forward for Palestine'. Edinburgh - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2838.
In the USA:
- Santa Cruz Media
Strategy Summit. To be held January 25-27, 2008, Santa Cruz,
Michigan and the World Social Forums: to learn more about the
World Social Forums and the U.S. Social forum - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2917.
Social Justice in South Florida/Justicia Social en Sur de la
Florida: This event brings activism and local activism to
FAU's Davie Campus - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2914.
ICAN: Imagine Change, Act Now: On the 30th in New York a
coalition of faculty and students at Adelphi University will
hold a dialog among all student groups on campus to build
coalitions for social justice work - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2901.
Reclaiming Our Land: Historical Black Overtown community will
hold a Land Naming Ceremony in community with other
organizations and individuals after winning a multi-year
battle against corporation and local government - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/2885.
In Washington DC, Jobs with Justice is organizing an event
that should start with a Strategy Session, followed by a
Celebration and a Potluck dinner - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3444.
- In Atlanta, the annual "Poor People's Day" event will be a
march around the public sector sites - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3446.
- In Orlando, Florida, Jobs with Justice from north
Texas will speak out on all of the organization's principles
strengthening the fight of 2008 - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3439.
In Central Florida, Jobs with Justice will hold an info picket
and delegation to Winn-Dixie in support of the Justice @
smithfield Campaign - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3436.
Also in Florida, students and farmers will protest against
Burger King restaurants - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3335.
In San Francisco, California, there will be a "Really Really
Free Market", a place for sharing - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3469
-, a picket and rally proposing general boycotting Western
Union until it adopts a Transnational Community Benefits
Agreement (TCBA) - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3947
-, and Bay Area social movement organizations, coalitions and
alliances are coming together to demand justice for displaced
peoples throughout the world - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/3955.
In Kentucky, a protest for the resolution declaring Bush and
Cheney Personas Non Grata in the Metro Louisville area, to be
arrested and extradited to the Hague for War Crimes - http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/4059.
OTHER GLOBAL INITIATIVES:
- Intercommunication between participants in local
social forums.- http://www.wsf2008.net/eng/node/257.
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