Against the Grain

Against the Grain – January 30, 2008

Democracy and the Social Forums

If US-style electoral democracy doesn’t satisfy you, Michael Menser suggests we consider an alternative: radical democracy like the kind practiced in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Menser likewise sees the World Social Forum as a crucial experiment in democracy. The social forum movement has also inspired the poet and arts activist Alice Lovelace.

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