USSF – How Does It All Work?
April 11, 2007 – USSF Organizing Committee
Frequently Asked Questions about participating in the US Social Forum Atlanta, GA ~ June 27 – July 1, 2007
The world is tilted
October 25, 2006 – John Hoberman, SPECIAL TO THE AMERICAN-STATESMAN
In his second look at globalization, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz turns Thomas L. Friedman on his head… Friedman’s 2005 book “The World Is Flat” tells us a lot about what Americans want to hear about globalization. And what they want to hear about is the limitless potential of free-market capitalism and the cutting-edge technologies that drive it… Globalization à la Friedman is a declaration of faith in what capitalism can do to boost us into a new era of worldwide prosperity. Joseph Stiglitz’s “Making Globalization Work” is a sobering antidote to Friedman’s evangelism.
MEDIA DEMOCRACY FUND LAUNCHED
November 9, 2006
Ten leading foundations and donors combine forces to create a fund in support of a just and open media environment. Contact: Helen Brunner 202-363-6806 Amber French 413-256-0349 x11
Over 100,000 to attend world economic congress in Kenya
September 1, 2006 – Daily Nation- Kenya’s largest circulation newspaper
More than 100,000 delegates descend on Nairobi in January for a major conference aimed at saying No to the economic domination of poor countries by the rich.
Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media Appoints Managing Director
July 10, 2006
Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media (GFEM), an association of grantmakers committed to advancing the field of media arts and public interest media funding, has appointed Alyce Myatt as Managing Director.