Category: Systemic Alternatives

originally posted on the Systemic Alternatives website [Español, Français] An important symposium took place in Itaipava (Brazil),7-9 April 2019[1]. Over 50 participants came out of the marathon to analyse new and persisting trends in the global situation, build and deepen relationships, strengthen …

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22 February 2017, Manila, Philippines – Civil society and grassroots organizations from across Asia gathered in Manila for a two-day strategy meeting, February 21 and 22, to discuss a global campaign against inequality. Calling themselves the Fight Inequality Alliance, the group believes that a glob …

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A space for dialogue where pluralism of ideas flourish. A platform for cooperative action that build alternative systems & practices.Click here to go to the microsite

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Plato wrote the familiar phrase: “a true creator is necessity, which is the mother of invention.” Maybe it is not surprising, then, that the most novel proposals for how to solve the current crisis and all the damage it has wrought on people and the planet aren’t coming from Wall Street or the World …

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More than 50 representatives from indigenous communities and social organizations in the Philippines, India, and Thailand are meeting Manila and Cebu from April 29 to May 2nd with indigenous leader Blanca Chancosa from Ecuador to discuss the native Andean concept of vivir bien (“living well”) and re …

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by Walden Bello Published by Dialogue. To download the full text click here The article argues that simply adding new goals (such as peace, security, and human rights) to the post-2015 agenda is not enough; there needs to be a focus on the structural and policy factors that perpetuate poverty, in pa …

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Expert of Initiative Post Globalization Dorothy-Grace Guerrero after Counter Summit wrote an article devoted to G-20 and Counter Summit, where called G-20 “the mirage created by the elite”. “Movements and communities that are seeking and pushing for alternatives are developing fresh ideas …

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Nicola Bullard*  By trying to find a balance between the present and the future without a fundamental rethinking of development, the Bruntland Commission’s approach to sustainability looks – in hindsight – naïve. Yet at the time, it looked hopeful. I guess we simply underestimated the voracious …

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Debate between leading European and Asian analysts on the decline of European power, the economic rise of China and India, the likelihood of global recession, climate change and proposed alternatives to the current global economic model. Marica Frangakis is on the Board of the Nicos Poulantzas Insti …

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by SMITU KOTHARI & BENNY KURUVILLA Interview with Egyptian economist Samir Amin. SMITU KOTHARI Samir Amin: “It was the financial corporations that asked the governments to step in and ‘nationalise’ them. The rescue package was drafted by them, and they are in control of most of the bailout money.” T …

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