2019 Publications


Farewell to the World Social Forum? Forum
GTI Forum

For nearly two decades, the WSF has served as a vital gathering space for international activists seeking "another world," but now may be losing momentum. In this GTI Forum, a panel of WSF veterans appraise its past, critique its present, and debate its future.

The former Greek Minister of Finance describes his vision for a democratized European Union, the political challenge, and the new transnational movement working for another Europe.

Think Globally, Act Locally? Forum
GTI Forum

What are the strengths and weaknesses of localism? Can we synthesize the local and global? How do we achieve scale?

To confront global capital, labor must itself globalize. Indeed, unions are already starting to organize transnationally, a harbinger, perhaps, of a new international to come.

Planetizing the Labor Movement
Roundtable

Planetizing the Labor Movement

A Roundtable of prominent labor scholars and activists explores the way forward for global labor solidarity.

Party Time?
Roundtable

Party Time?

An exchange on a world political party featuring Vicki Assevero, Michel Bauwens, Andreas Bummel, Kavita Byrd, Joseph Camilleri, David Christian, Richard Falk, Ashish Kothari, Valentine M. Moghadam, and William I. Robinson, with a response from Heikki Patomäki.