A New Start with the 2009 WSF12 March 2009
An interview with IIRE Fellow Eric Toussaint , by Pauline Imbach
Some talked about a new start for the movement for another globalization with the World Social Forum in Belém. Do you think this is the case?
Since the World Social Forum (WSF) went through difficult moments in 2006, 2007, and 2008, we can really call this 9th edition a new start. It was a huge success in various respects.
Le rebond du Forum Social Mondial12 March 2009
Interview d’Eric Toussaint, par Pauline Imbach
On a parlé de rebond du mouvement altermondialiste à l’occasion du Forum Social Mondial à Belém, que faut-il en penser?
Après une situation difficile du Forum Social Mondial (FSM) en 2006, 2007, 2008, on peut parler véritablement de rebond car cette 9ème édition est un énorme succès à différents niveaux.
New mp3 files: Palestine, Solidarity and the Left2 February 2009
Taking advantage of the high-level profile of those participating in the Palestine Seminar, IIRE -together with the Dutch bimonthly Grenzeloos, organised a public forum on Palestine.
The Crisis in Gaza: An Interview with Gilbert Achcar16 January 2009
Interview with IIRE Fellow Gilbert Achcar (from Irish Left Review , 15 January 2009)
Daniel Finn: What do you think are the chief goals of Israeli strategy at present in their assault on the Gaza strip?
A Crash Course in Capitalism8 December 2008
By IIRE Fellow Claudio Katz
The seism on Wall Street has surprised the world Establishment. At the summits of power, panic and alarmist declarations dominate. Everyone is absorbing an event which could be the beginning of a change of epoch. The comparison with the fall of the Berlin Wall gives some indication of this historical dimension.