GTI Forum


The World Social Forum has been a vital gathering space for international activists. But is it losing momentum? A panel of WSF veterans appraise its past, critique its present, and debate its future.

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Farewell to the
World Social Forum?

Opening Essay

Farewell to the World Social Forum?

Roberto Savio

Beyond the choir

Olivier Consolo

Transforming the WSF

Rita Freire

Farewell to what?
Redefining the process

Pierre George

An agenda beyond the WSF

Candido Grzybowski

A dignified death
for the WSF

Pablo Solón & Mary Malig

The new phase of
alter-globalization

Gustave Massiah

A wasted opportunity?

Meena Menon

No political voice,
no future

Francine Mestrum

Renewing a utopian
laboratory

Thomas Ponniah

Recovering the global
in diverse strategies

Virginia Vargas

Response to comments

Roberto Savio


Journey to Earthland

The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization

Cover Image of Paul Raskin's latest book titled Journey to Earthland

GTI Director Paul Raskin charts a path from our dire global moment to a flourishing future.

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