Rockefeller and Ford Foundations Behind World Social Forum

Fifteen years ago the World Social Forum billed itself as an alternative to the World Economic Forum. Today its sponsors are the Rockefeller and the Ford Foundations. Is “Another World Possible” when its sponsors are the essence of what it claims to be opposed to? One of the Rockefeller’s ploys is to emphasize “diversity” and “leaderlessness” to keep the group from having a centralized purpose. As the author of this article, Prof Michel Chossudovsky asks in Global Research:

“Is it possible to build ‘an Alternative’ to global capitalism, which challenges the hegemony of the Rockefellers et al and then asks the Rockefellers et al to foot the bill?“ 

Read in Global Research

About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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