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  • U.S. Social Forum Takes Detroit by Storm

    , by Labor Notes

    Labor Notes had a presence at the U.S. Social Forum last week, the gathering in Detroit of 15,000 activists from every different social justice movement you can think of. There was a workshop for every cause and strategy, from stopping “fracking” to using puppetry to move your campaign.
    We (...)

  • U.S. Social Forum in Detroit

    , by FEELEY Dianne

    2010 IS A year of one, two, many Social Forums around the world, including the second U.S. Social Forum. The first USSF, attended by more than 12,000, was held three years ago in Atlanta. It featured an opening march that wove through the city streets, stopping for rallies at important sites of (...)

  • USA: Resistance Stirring Again

    , by SMITH Ashley

    Presentation given at a panel at the first United States Social Forum, Atlanta, June 2007. See from the same issue of ATC: The 1st United States Social Forum: A Festival of Radical Energy. IN 1968 THE worldwide explosion of struggle, from the battlefields of Vietnam to the streets and factories (...)

  • USSF: A Festival of Radical Energy

    , by McGOUGH John, STEINER Isaac

    THE CULMINATION OF years of discussion and thousands of hours of planning, the 1st United States Social Forum brought together over 12,000 activists to sweltering Atlanta June 27-31 for a week of conferencing, networking and marching. With lead organizing initiated by nonprofits, especially (...)

  • USSF - 2007 and After

    , by ALBERT Michael

    This is a ZNet Free Update. The bulk of it is an essay reviewing the recent United States Social Forum by Michael Albert.Before that, however, we have some critically important news to convey.
    At the US Social Forum 2007, in the city that hosts CNN and Coke, in hotel venues where debutantes (...)