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BIRTHING JUSTICE: Without Firing an Arm, We Created a Revolution

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BIRTHING JUSTICE: Without Firing an Arm, We Created a RevolutionBy Beverly Bell April 6, 2012Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve…Continue

Tags: movement, workers', land, reform, grabs

BIRTHING JUSTICE: Women in Peace-Building: Peace amidst War for Resource Control

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BIRTHING JUSTICE: Women in Peace-Building: Peace amidst War for Resource Controlby Beverly Bell, Other WorldsWelcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series…Continue

Tags: peace, Nigeria, energy, environment, Africa

 

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Gina Cerasani commented on Deepa Panchang's blog post Reconstruction or Haiti’s Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on Île-à-Vache Island
"Thank you for sharing this story. I visited Île-à-Vache in January 2012 and stayed here: http://www.thevacationvillage.com/. It's a beautiful island, and I loved exploring it and meeting people. It angers me to read how the…"
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Reconstruction or Haiti’s Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on Île-à-Vache Island

 The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism conference in St. Georges, Grenada held from July 8 - July 11, 2014. A large-scale tourism project planned for the Haitian island of Île-à-Vache targets “the well-heeled tourist from traditional markets…creating a place of exquisite peace and well-being,” as described in the government of Haiti’s…See More
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THE RICHES OF NATURE V. PRIVATE PROPERTY: AN INTERVIEW WITH GERARDO CERDAS

By Beverly BellJuly 1, 2014 Gerardo Cerdas with the next generation of humanity.  Gerardo Cerdas is coordinator of the Latin American- and Caribbean-wide social movement Grito de los Excluidos, Cry of the Excluded. He is also a sociologist and researcher. A native of Costa Rica, Cerdas lives in Brazil. All the peoples of…See More
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RAISING HOPE ACROSS BORDERS: TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER

 An interview with Gerardo Cerdas by Beverly Bell June 17, 2014 Last gathering of the cross-border Cry of the Excluded movement, in indigenous lands in Honduras, with participants from 10 countries in the Americas. Cerdas is on far right in the yellow shirt.  Gerardo Cerdas is coordinator of the Latin American- and…See More
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SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER: CHANGE FROM BELOW IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

An Interview with Pedro FrancoBy Beverly Bell May 20, 2014 "Easy tasks are not for people who want to create change." - Pedro Franco. Photo: Beverly Bell From Santo Domingo, Pedro Franco is an organizer of social movements and mutual-aid cooperatives. He is also a member of CoopHabitat, which promotes housing coops. Previous…See More
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“Back to the Grassroots”: Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights

By Anne Lim, interviewed by Deepa Panchang May 7, 2014 2014 International Women's Day community pride march in Quezon City, where GALANG works. The banner slogan roughly translates to “Human Rights: No More. No Less. Equal Rights!” Photo courtesy of GALANG.  Anne Lim is from Quezon City, Philippines, where she serves as Executive…See More
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GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizingInterviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu April 22, 2014 The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in 1973 to improve the living conditions of small farmers while working for social and economic justice. Here, Kettly Alexandre of the MPP Women’s…See More
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One Year of Resistance in Rio Blanco

Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.By Beverly BellCross-posted from Foreign Policy in Focus. April 1 marks one year since Honduras’ Rio Blanco community began a human barricade that has so far stopped a corporation from constructing a dam that would privatize and destroy the sacred Gualcarque River. (Photo: School of the Americas…See More
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MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS: KEEPING THE COMMONS COMMON

 By Beverly BellMarch 4, 2014 Today, as on every Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans is in the midst of full-on mayhem. Depending on when on Fat Tuesday you are reading this, the Zulu and Rex parades are either lining up at their staging sites or rolling down the streets amongst crazed revelers. Mardi Gras Indian tribes in their feather-and-bead suits have been out since dawn, chanting and singing between their stops at neighborhood bars. The skeleton gangs in the Tremé and other neighborhoods, the…See More
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Other Worlds is a women-driven, multi-media education and movement-building collaborative. Other Worlds inspires hope and knowledge that another world is possible, and helps build it. We compile and bring to light political, economic, social, and environmental alternatives that are flourishing throughout the world, and inspire and help the public throughout the Americas open up new pathways to adapt and replicate them. We support the global movements that are propelling the alternatives. In the U.S., we seek to draw in new participants and strengthen existent efforts for economic justice, environmentally sound systems, and meaningful democracy.
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Reconstruction or Haiti’s Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on Île-à-Vache Island

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 2:12pm 1 Comment

 

The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism conference in St. Georges, Grenada held from July 8 - July 11, 2014.

 

A large-scale tourism project planned for the Haitian island of Île-à-Vache targets “the well-heeled tourist from traditional markets…creating a place of…

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THE RICHES OF NATURE V. PRIVATE PROPERTY: AN INTERVIEW WITH GERARDO CERDAS

Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:07pm 0 Comments

By Beverly Bell



July 1, 2014



Gerardo Cerdas with the next generation of humanity. 

 

Gerardo Cerdas is coordinator of the Latin American- and Caribbean-wide social movement…

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RAISING HOPE ACROSS BORDERS: TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 12:11pm 0 Comments

 An interview with Gerardo Cerdas by Beverly Bell

 

June 17, 2014

 

Last gathering of the cross-border Cry of the Excluded movement, in indigenous lands in Honduras,…

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SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POWER: CHANGE FROM BELOW IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Posted on May 22, 2014 at 1:12pm 0 Comments

An Interview with Pedro Franco

By Beverly Bell

 

May 20, 2014

 

"Easy tasks are not for people who want to create change." - Pedro Franco. Photo: Beverly…

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At 10:37am on March 13, 2012, Dr. Yogendra Yadav said…

I am a gandhian scholor and have a deep knoledge in gandhian philosphy. I am a editor of a bio monthaly magzine 'khoj gandhi ki'

 
 
 

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