Gerhard Dilger, Autor em Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

Gerhard Dilger

Our programme at the World Social Forum 2018

Activities organized/supported by or with the participation of Rosa Luxemburg Foundation and our partners

The Lula Question

The Brazilian Left is still paralyzed by the question that even the grim results of the Porto Alegre sentence did not put to rest: will Lula be a presidential candidate in 2018?

No permanent solution for the right to food

In Buenos Aires, countries form the Global South were being asked to pay yet again, by agreeing to even more demands. Once again, they left empty handed

Corbyn recites Shelley: “You are many, they are few”

“Rise like lions after slumber/ In unvanquishable number/ Shake your chains to earth like dew/ Which in sleep had fallen on you/ You are many, they are few!”

François Houtart and the Common Good of Humanity

His never flinching energy, his untiring enthusiasm were characteristic. It is an understatement to say he never stopped working, he never counted the hours. Never ever did he stop acting, till just a couple of hours before the end … for the very first time

“No, thanks, let’s stay friends”

Sanya Smith: “A former US minister was asked why they didn´t release the text of the TPP: “We tried that in the FTAA and it didn’t work because people suddenly realized what was in it and they opposed it…” So they are correctly named vampire agreements. Once people know what’s in it, they oppose it…”

Crisis in Brazil

Nowhere have economic and political crises fused so explosively as in Brazil, whose streets have in the past year seen more protesters than the rest of the world combined.

David Harvey: “We have to call off this capitalist urbanization dynamic”

A tour d’horizon of “movements creating alternative spaces in which an anti-austerity politics can be articulated….The politics of daily life should be central to what we are doing.” Happy birthday, David Harvey!

Crushed by the Belo Monte Dam?

An “innovative legal process” in Brazil: “Their culture has been attacked, a colonial practice whose objective is domination and the destruction of a culture, which is a complex and dynamic whole”

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