Who Pays, Who Benefits? GGJ Op-Ed on G-20 Summit

This weekend President Bush will convene leaders of the world's wealthiest nations to address the financial crises. We, along with thousands of organizations worldwide, believe that those who made this mess should not be the ones trying to fix it. Looking back on the last three decades of economic policies, the world's leaders should ask one fundamental question: Who pays and who benefits?

¡Basta! ¡Nunca Más! Llamado Mundial a la Acción para Exigir un Nuevo Sistema Económico

Llamado Mundial a la Acción para Exigir un Nuevo Sistema Económico

INSTAMOS A TODOS LOS MOVIMENTOS POPULARES, ORGANIZACIONES, COALICIONES Y REDES EN TODO EL MUNDO A ORGANIZAR MOVILIZACIONES Y ACCIONES CIUDADANAS EL 15 DE NOVIEMBRE.

El Presidente estadounidense George Bush, junto con otros líderes del G8, ha convocado una cumbre de los gobiernos de los 20 países más grandes del mundo para el 15 de noviembre, para responder a la crisis financiera internacional.

Enough! Never Again! Global Call to Action to Demand a New Economic System

URGING ALL PEOPLE'S MOVEMENTS, ORGANIZATIONS, COALITIONS and NETWORKS WORDLWIDE TO ORGANIZE MOBILIZATIONS and CITIZENS ACTIONS on NOVEMBER 15

US President George Bush and other G8 leaders have called a summit of governments of the world´s 20 biggest countries on November 15 to respond to the international financial crisis.

Delegation of Grassroots Leaders Arrives at Americas Social Forum

U.S. Foreign and Economic Policies Will Be Major Topics as Financial Crisis Infects Guatemala and Central American Region

Thirty-nine representatives of community-based and worker organizations that are part of the U.S.-based Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ) arrived on October 6 in Guatemala City. Representing 20 organizations from 8 states, the delegation is here to participate in the 3rd continental Americas Social Forum (ASF). With the backdrop of the spiraling collapse of the U.S. and global financial system, the GGJ delegation plans to meet with other grassroots movements from throughout the Americas to discuss a range of topics including the economic crisis, the environment, militarism, women's rights and indigenous sovereignty.

Putting New Yorkers to Work in an Economic Downturn

Community Voices Heard has been working with the Community Service Society of New York to draft a concept paper outlining a statewide program for paid Transitional Jobs for former felons and public assistance recipients. Attached here is the concept paper for this innovative initiative as well as a Return on Investment Study completed by the Fiscal Policy Institute that demonstrates how money spent now will definitely pay off later.

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