Confronting neo-liberal globalization, globalizing resistance: the Social Forums


Eric Toussaint


Global Justice School / École altermondialiste 2003 IIRF



1. International State of Affairs

Crisis of institutional legitimacy (WB, IMF, WTO) and neo-liberal policies

The anti-war movement

Capital's offensive against labour


2. Dynamics of European Social Forum and African Social Forum


3. Campaign themes


Debt and IFIs


Fight against US military bases

Regaining control over natural resources