Nosotras y nosotros, reunidos en la Asamblea de Movimientos Sociales, realizada en Tunis durante el Foro Social Mundial 2013, afirmamos el aporte fundamental de los pueblos del Magreb-Mashreck (desde la África del Norte hasta el Medio Oriente) en la construcción de la civilización humana.
As the Social Movements Assembly of the World Social Forum of Tunisia, 2013, we are gathered here to affirm the fundamental contribution of peoples of Maghreb-Mashrek (from North Africa to the Middle East), in the construction of human civilization.
When citizens are left out of debates confined to government and the business community, the only means of influencing policy is to petition, protest, or litigate, usually after the horse has bolted. Will fracking be the latest technology introduced without any public debate?
"The banks are ours!" Public money was used to bail out the banks, and now they are lending back to the public at interest, while governments ignore the social and environmental crises that confront society. It is time to demand real solutions that will work not only for the sake of the economy but for the lives and conditions of people on whom it depends.