Reports from the 2006 Midwest Social Forum

During the weekend of July 6 through July 9, Media Mouse attended the Midwest Social Forum held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has dedicated the past week of news updates to reports from the Forum as means of encouraging ongoing organizing in Grand Rapids.

Advertisements

During the weekend of July 6 through July 9, Media Mouse attended the Midwest Social Forum held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Forum—an outgrowth of RadFest—featured an extensive array of panels, workshops, plenary sessions, and films under the banner “Another World is Possible.” Media Mouse has dedicated the past week of featured stories to reports from the Midwest Social Forum as means of publishing a series of pieces pertaining to organizing for radical social change, as encouraging such organizing is the ongoing impetus behind Media Mouse. While we make every effort to cover the issues being ignored by the corporate media, our goal remains to challenge the prevailing social structures and to foster movements for radical social change that work towards the liberation of all people and the protection of the earth and to encourage our readers involvement in such movements.

To that end, many of the articles posted over the past week offer insights that may be of use to individuals and groups participating in a variety of efforts for social change in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The articles cover issues such as antiwar organizing, the immigrant rights movement, the fight against water privatization, and more:

With coverage of the Midwest Social Forum complete we will move forward with our regular coverage and as the famed Spanish anarchist Buenaventura Durruti said, we will “carry a new world in our hearts.”

Author: mediamouse

Grand Rapids independent media // mediamouse.org