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The Need for Real Economic Alternatives


An Evening with Marco Berlinguer

Friday, November 21, 2008, 6:30 p.m.Join us to discuss the current crises and concrete work being done to build effective global alternatives to the winner-take-all economy. The evening will provide an update on preparations for the world social forum 2009 activities connecting the labor movement with the global solidarity economic movement. Light snacks and a wine & cheese-style reception follows.

Listen to Marco's presentation below...

Marco Berlinguer was born and lives in Rome. He has a degree in Philosophy. He is coordinator of Transform! Italia, a centre of research connected with the Italian political left; and he is coordinator of Lavoro in Movimento, a project connected with CGIL, the main Italian Union. In the last years he has been very active in the global movements and he contributed to the foundation of different European and International networks, such as: Transform! Europe; Charter for Another Europe, Networked Politics, Labor and Globalization. He is mainly engaged in studying and experimenting new forms of connection between social and political action and research; and between new ICTs and new forms of political and collective action. He has been editor of: "World Social forum: A Debate On the Challenges for Its Future" (2003); "La Riva sinistra del Tevere - Mappe e conflitti nel territorio metropolitano di Roma" (2004); "Pratiche costituenti - Spazi, reti, appartenenze: le politiche dei movimenti" (2005); "Parole di una nuova politica" (2007); "Networked Politics" (2007).

THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC ALTERNATIVES NETWORK, CONTACT PASQUALINO COLOMBARO FOR MORE INFORMATION, PCOLOMBARO@GMAIL.COM

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