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.
What are the strengths and weaknesses of localism? Can we synthesize the local and global? How do we achieve scale?
What's worked and what hasn't? Green capitalism or system transformation? Do we need a meta-movement?
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.
A Roundtable of prominent labor scholars and activists explores the way forward for global labor solidarity.
Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg looks back on the Vietnam era, and discusses why the warfare state remains an existential peril.
How can we take control of our common future? A world party can provide the overarching political agency we need.
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.
Our interdependent world needs a capacious ethos. Moral philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses the importance of cultivating a “rooted cosmopolitanism.”