A Festival of Radical Energy
Against The Current vol. 130

McGough, John; Steiner, Isaac

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/09/2007
Year Published:  2007  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13319

The culmination of years of discussion and thousands of hours of planning, the 1st United States Social Forum brought together over 12,000 activists to sweltering Atlanta June 27-31 for a week of conferencing, networking and marching. With lead organizing initiated by nonprofits, especially Project South, with ties to the Grassroots Global Justice network, the USSF resulted from two years’ work by a National Planning Committee (NPC) composed of several dozen nonprofits, left “thinktanks” and social movement organizations.

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