Martha Honey is the co-founder and co-director of The Center for Responsible Travel and a former FPIF co-director. She has written and lectured widely on ecotourism, Travelers’ Philanthropy, and certification issues.
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As plans begin to be laid for the World Social Forums next round, many are asking if it will become a serious political platform or merely a street party.
Porto Alegre, Brazil As the sixth and final full day of the World Social Forum dawns here on southern tip of Brazil, delegates prepare for a now-familiar routine of dawn to dusk forums, side meetings over meals, and impromptu protests in the foyer of th
On Friday, the WSF got down to serious discussions with seven simultaneous morning sessions examining “the production of wealth and social reproduction.”
Every incoming plane into Porto Alegre is overbooked, all hotels, hostels, and empty apartments are full, makeshift campsites are sprouting in city parks, and the crowds in cafes converse in a mix of languages.
Current U.S.-UN Iraq policy has failed. A change to a more humane and practical policy by the U.S. would quickly be accepted by the UN Security Council as a whole.