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Global Activists Coordinate Actions to Tax Speculators
May 20, 2010 – Sarah Anderson, Institute for Policy Studies
From Australia to Canada, activists are taking to the streets in cities around the world this week to hold the financial sector accountable for the costs of the global crisis.  Go…

Blog Highlight: TripleCrisis – Global Perspectives on Finance, Development, and Environment
April 22, 2010
Economists engaged in global dialogue around how crises in these three areas interact, and how they can collectively be solved.  Go…

Would the real IMF please stand up?
April 21, 2010 – Kevin Gallagher, ft.com/economistsforum
Clear and consistent proposals toward crisis recovery and prevention are needed at the International Monetary Fund upcoming annual meetings. Unfortunately, the IMF has been sending mixed messages over the past two months on the subject of capital controls.  Go…

Join a Funders Delegation to USSF 2010
February 11, 2010
Inspired by the World Social Forum process, the US Social Forum is a unique space within which grassroots networks are building a powerful multi-racial, multi-sectoral, inter-generational, diverse, inclusive, internationalist movement, seeking solutions to the economic and ecological crises that confront us. The forum is not a conference but rather a remarkable event within an extraordinary process of building political consciousness for a progressive way forward. Funders concerned with issues as diverse as human rights, equity, the environment, poverty, community development, economic justice, immigration and social movement organizing are invited to participate in our delegation to this important gathering.  Go…

Defending Mother Earth in Cochabamba
February 1, 2010
A report from Porto Alegre on the Bolivian climate change initiative