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Attention Deficit Disorder and the Social Forum!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 25th June, 2010 | No Comments

KirstenUSSFThe idea of the forum is to put people first, to confront neo-liberal policies where ever we find them (and sometimes they are well-hidden) and to link our struggles in a web that can begin to transform our world as we confront the power of the corporations and the state.
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Riding into Detroit

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 25th June, 2010 | No Comments

USSFLogoThis is the fourth in a series of posts by Executive Director, Kirsten Moller as she pedals her way to the US Social Forum. Read on as she shares her journey from Upstate NY to Detroit and the lessons learned along the way.
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BikeIt! from Lansing to Detroit

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 24th June, 2010 | No Comments

BikeTentCityMonday, hundreds of cyclists converged in Detroit, the final destination of their respective rides from locations across the country with a united vision that ÔÇťAnother World is Possible,” of a greener, (bike friendly!), and more just society. People chose bicycles as their form of transportation to the forum for a variety of reasons; as a demonstration against dirty fuel, as a symbol of unity, purely out of the love of cycling, or perhaps as a personal challenge of endurance.
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Those Urban Fish

Posted by in World News & Events on 24th June, 2010 | No Comments

tilapiaThis is the third in a series of posts by Executive Director, Kirsten Moller as she pedals her way to the US Social Forum. Read on as she shares her journey from Upstate NY to Detroit and the lessons learned along the way.
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Bike It meets Flying Squirrels and Urban Fish

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 19th June, 2010 | No Comments

The Bike It in Rochester, New York. Picture by Daniel Gregor.This is the second in a series of posts by Executive Director, Kirsten Moller as she pedals her way to the US Social Forum. Read on as she shares her journey from Upstate NY to Detroit and the lessons learned along the way.
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Bike-It to Detroit!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 16th June, 2010 | 9 Comments

The BikeIt CrewOver ten thousand people have registered for the US Social Forum (USSF) in Detroit to look at the ways that the social movement can grow and connect to each other — to learn about and celebrate our successes, to strategize ways we can work together to overcome obstacles and build the “Other World that is not only possible but on its way.”
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