Another World is Possible [electronic resource] : World Social Forum proposals for an alternative globalization

Fisher, William F. [Browse]
2nd ed.
London : Zed Books, 2015.
1 online resource (400 p.)


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The first English-language collection of essays and demands, arising from and written by the most prominent members of the first and second World Social Forums.
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  • Front Cover; critique influence change; About the Editors; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword to the critique influence change Edition; Preface to the critique influence change Edition; Foreword to the First Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Introduction; Part I: The Production of Wealth and Social Reproduction ; Overview: Key Questions, Critical Issues ; Key Questions; Critical Issues; 1: External Debt: Abolish the Debt in Order to Free Development; Breaking the Infernal Cycle of Debt; Extra Resources to Finance Development; A New Development Strategy
  • New Rules of Financial Good Practice Further Indispensable Measures; Notes; 2: Africa/Brazil: Conference Synthesis; 3: Financial Capital: Controls on Finance Capital; Introduction; Restore Controls over Capital Flows to Nation-States; Promote Control of Capital Flows; Reinforce Control of Markets and Financial Actors; Reform the International Financial Institutions (IFIs); 4: International Trade: Conference Synthesis; Broad Consensus on Free Trade and the WTO; Proposals by Dot Keet, Africa Trade Network; Proposals on the WTO by Martin Khor, Third World Network
  • Proposals by Paul Nicholson, Via Campesina Proposals by Hector de la Cueva, Alianza Social Continental; Proposal by Lori Wallach, Public Citizen; Final proposals by the panellists; 5: Transnational Corporations: Issues and Proposals; Summary Proposal; Corporations Have Too Much Power; Governments and Corporations are Intimately Intertwined; Sectors, Individual Corporations, Structural Power; Dialogue versus Confrontation; Corporate Responsibility versus Corporate Accountability versus Democratic Control over Corporations; Reform versus Banishment; 6: Labour
  • (i) A Strategic Perspective on the International Trade Union Movement for the Twenty-first Century Introduction; Perspective on Transformative Unionism - Values, Ethics, Beliefs and Traditions; Our Socio-Economic Outlook; Organizational Review and Restructuring; The Perspective for Africa and the South; Conclusion; (ii) A Global Strategy for Labour; Investor Protectionism; Capital's Gains; Global Class Politics; Trade Unions' Role; Conclusion; Notes; 7: A Solidarity Economy; (i) Resist and Build; Social, Solidarity-based Economics
  • Social, Solidarity-Based Economics and Development of Communities(ii) Conference Synthesis; Questions; Analyses; Proposals; Consensus and Differences of Opinion; Lead Participants; Part II: Access to Wealth and Sustainability ; Overview: Key Questions, Critical Issues ; Key Questions; Critical Issues; 8: Environment and Sustainability; (i) The Living Democracy Movement: Alternatives to the Bankruptcy of Globalization; Bankruptcy of Globalization; Creating Alternatives to Corporate Globalization; Creative Resistance; The Living Democracy Movement; (ii) Conference Synthesis; Summary Document
  • 9: Water - A Common Good: Conference Synthesis
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