Solidarity Economy Draws 3,000 at World Social Forum

For those of you who don’t know, the ‎World Social Forum‬ was created 15 years ago as an alternative to the World Economic Forum, the meeting of the world capitalist elites. The “‪solidarity economy‬”, was the centerpiece of the World Social Forum, drawing 3,000 people. The solidarity economy is the growing attempt of spreading the ‪‎anticapitalist‬‪ worker self-management‬ movement around the world.

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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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