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sexta-feira 1º de fevereiro de 2008, por ,

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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>India: From
Reflection to Action

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Satya Sivaraman

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>DELHI, 31 Jan (TerraViva) - As
large swathes of India reeled under a wave of severe cold weather on
January 26 activist groups around the country warmed up things with a
variety of protests, rallies and public meetings
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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>More Thoughts than
Action on Action Day

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Alejandro Kirk

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Unlike the massive gatherings of
past years, the World Social Forum’s “Global Day of Action” Saturday did
not fill avenues around the world nor did it make headlines on any major
progressive media outlet, let alone the mainstream.
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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Diversity, a
Birthright Waiting to Be Recognised

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Mario Osava

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>CAMPO GRANDE, Brazil, Jan 28
(IPS) - For many people, the World Social Forum (WSF)’s influence and
effect is waning, perhaps because it has outpaced public opinion and the
dominant political processes, but not the real needs of the times, which
require complex and urgent solutions.
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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Music and
Remembrance in Bogotá

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>María Isabel García

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>BOGOTÁ, 29 January (TerraViva)
In Simón Bolívar Park in Bogotá, a huge swathe of vegetation and clean air
amidst the asphalt and traffic jams that choke this city, six white
marquees were erected to shelter those taking part in theGlobal Day of
Action.
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href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1042"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Mumbai: Industrial
Workers March On

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Sandhya Srinivasan

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>MUMBAI, Jan 27 (IPS) - There was
grim determination on the faces of the 500-strong crowd that marched
through the streets of this western port city for the World Social Forum’s
Global Day of Action on Saturday.
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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Burning Snow in
Montreal

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Susan Alexander

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>MONTREAL, Jan 26 (IPS/TerraViva)
- "The Snow is on Fire" was the rallying cry in Montreal, Quebec,
with the slogan brought to life by a troupe of fire dancers who led an
anti-globalisation parade along the city’s main shopping street, St
Catherine’s.
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href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1040"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Evictions High on
Atlanta Agenda

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Matthew Cardinale

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan 26 (IPS) -
Some 400 activists from Atlanta, Georgia and around the U.S. South gathered
for a People’s Movement Assembly Saturday, in solidarity with the Global
Day of Action.
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href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1035"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Crisis in Lebanon
Casts Pall on WSF

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Rebecca Murray

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>BEIRUT, Jan 26 (TerraViva) - A
small group of angry demonstrators protesting heavy electricity cuts took
to the streets in an increasingly volatile Beirut the night of January 21,
setting fire to tires and Dumpsters and blocking main roads.
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href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1029"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>WEF Takes On
Terrorism, Terribly

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Ravi Kanth Devarakonda

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>DAVOS, Jan 25 (IPS) - The global
political elite at the World Economic Forum in Davos is focusing on
terrorism as the major threat to international peace — but is
conspicuously silent on ensuring that counter-terrorism measures do not
breach human rights.
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1028"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Italians Awaken to
Palestinian Pain

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Sabina Zaccaro

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>ROME, Jan 25 (IPS) - Several
Italian civil society groups will mark the World Social Forum’s global day
of action Saturday by pledging support for Palestinians.
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1025"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Kenya Forum to
Focus on Democracy and Peace

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Kwamboka Oyaro

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>NAIROBI, 23 Jan (IPS) - The
Kenya Social Forum (KSF) for 2008 had its work all cut out even before the
start of the new year as governance and peace became the greatest
challenges in the country following the controversial presidential
elections last December.
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1024"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Media dyslexia and
the WSF

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Perla Wilson

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>SANTIAGO (TerraViva) - There is
a consensus that the actions implemented during the Global Day of Action
will not be picked up by the commercial press, in spite of efforts by the
communications group recently set up by the WSF International Council.
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ng=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'><a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1022"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Controversial
Proposals Expected at WEF Gathering

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>David Cronin

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>BRUSSELS, Jan 20 (IPS) - The
seemingly incongruous presence of pop singer Bono amid the sombre suits of
business and political leaders attending the World Economic Forum (WEF),
should ensure that the question of how to end African poverty features
prominently in media coverage of the January 23-27 event.
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1016"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>‘Another Africa
has Already Begun’

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Zarina Geloo

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>LUSAKA, 18 Jan (TerraViva) -
“Another Africa is not just possible, it has already begun. Africans have
begun to articulate their issues in their own way, and to seek their own
solutions to their own problems.”
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1017"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Palestinians in Lebanon
network to sustain ‘right of return’

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Rebecca Murray

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>TYRE, Lebanon, 18 Jan
(TerraViva) - On Global Action Day, pro-Palestinian organisations will
stage a demonstration in Jerusalem around the right of return for
Palestinian refugees and the 60th anniversary of the Nakba, or
‘catastrophe’, when they were forced out of the land that became Israel in
1948.
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1038"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Justice Street
Performers in Santiago

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Alejandro Kirk

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>SANTIAGO, Jan 26 (TerraViva) - A
light summer drizzle greeted the people of Santiago as they woke this
morning. The clouds, however, soon drifted away, while in the Plaza de
Armas, in the old, historical city centre, around two thousand people
gathered to take part in the WSF Global Day of Action.
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1015"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>The world cannot stand
back from Colombia’s tragedy

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>María Isabel García

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>BOGOTÁ, 18 Jan (TerraViva) - In
the same way that the World Social Forum (WSF) was able to channel
world-wide opposition to the US war in Iraq, the day of Action and
Mobilisation planned for the 26 of January may serve to underline our
complete rejection of the civil war in Colombia, which has already taken
four million lives, according to local experts and activists.
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<a
href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1004"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Post-Socialist
Europe: Too Early for Global Worries?

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Zoltan Dujisin

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>PRAGUE, Jan 15 ((TerraViva)
In line with the World Social Forum’s new approach of holding several
simultaneous events around the world, many European countries have
announced a myriad of actions for Jan 26, but east of Germany only Romania
and the Czech Republic are shyly participating in the WSF’s “Global Action
Day.”
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href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1007"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>India: Democracy
Vs Free Market

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Satya Sivaraman

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>DELHI, 15 Jan (TerraViva)
-“We are participating in the Global Day of Action to protest against the
Indian government’s attempt to open up the coastal region to investment
from the tourism and other industries that threaten the livelihood of
traditional fishing folk,” says T.Peter, President of the Kerala
Fishworkers Union
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href="http://www.ipsterraviva.net/TV/wsf2008/currentNew.aspx?new=1005"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Pakistani regime
fails to muzzle pro-democracy movements

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Zofeen T. Ebrahim

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>KARACHI, 15 Jan ( TerraViva -
When the dust settled, at the end of the five-day World Social Forum, held
in March 2006, in Karachi, few had any illusions that the event would lead
to the sinful act of sowing the seeds for an organized pro-democracy
movement to counterpunch the military regime that hosted the event.
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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>The Public Eye Is Watching
Davos

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Gustavo Capdevila

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>BERN, Jan 17 (IPS) - Civil
society is in Davos, Switzerland once again to keep a watchful eye on
events at the World Economic Forum (WEF).
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<a
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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>World Social Forum
and World Economic Forum - A Bridge Too Far?

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Gustavo Capdevila

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>GENEVA, Dec 6, 2007 (IPS) - A
group of human rights organisations will attempt to bridge the gap between
two antagonistic camps in January: the World Economic Forum which meets in
the Swiss ski resort of Davos, and the World Social Forum, generally held
in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre.
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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#003366'>Highlighting the
Amazon’s Diversity

Arial;color:#C20000;mso-ansi-language:IT'>Mario Osava

Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 2, 2007
(IPS) - The international council of the World Social Forum met this week
in the northern Brazilian city of Belem to plan the next steps to be taken
by global activists, including the eighth edition of the WSF, to be held in
January 2009 in Brazil’s Amazon region.
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