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On April 17th, we will commemorate the International Day of Peasants’ Struggle. On that day, 22 years ago 19 landless farmers from Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST) — the movement of landless farmers in Brazil–lost their lives fighting for land. We remember that violent dispersal in …

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An online exhibit to commemorate women’s role in food provision on the International Day of Women and in observance of women’s month. To view our online photo exhibition, please click here >>>

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While in Ecuador this month, Mary Ann Manahan from the Philippines team gave a radio interview to Pressenza Internacional En La Oreja. Click here to hear the interview in Spanish, or read the transcript below in English. Interview Transcript Brief about the politics in the Philippines and Southeast …

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Max de Mesa

Focus on the Global South mourns with the human rights and NGO community in the Philippines the demise of staunch human rights defender Max de Mesa. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends, and comrades in the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA). The outpouring …

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Pablo Solon is the current Executive Director of Focus on the Global Southby Robin van Wechem He wrote one of the most progressive laws for nature conservation. He organized the first international climate conference for common people. And now he wipes the floor with the UN proposal for a ‘gree …

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(From International Socialist Review, November-December 2009 (No. 68)) Walden Bello is a longtime global justice activist, professor of sociology, president of the Freedom from Debt Coalition, and senior analyst at Focus on the Global South. He was recently elected to the House of Representatives of …

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PLANIFICACIÓN CENTRAL Y LIBERTAD DE MERCADO: DOS CARAS DE LA MISMA MENTALIDAD FUNDAMENTALISTA por Walden Bello* Walden Bello fue invitado a participar en la serie de debates organizados por la revista Economist, sobre "La libertad y sus detractores digitales" (Freedom and its Digita …

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