September 18, 2008
Building the Alternative Solidarity Economy,
ESF, Malmö, Sweden

Seminar on Sept 18 2008, in Malmo, Sweden in the framework of the European Social Forum. Goals of the seminar:

* Begin to debate, discuss and develop a theory of alternative economic activity and work.

* Focus on critiquing the most significant, complete and illustrative examples from ’concrete’, existing alternative economic activities.

* Propose and consider new and alternative roles for compatible social, representative and coordinating functions now delivered or suppressed by the state, the corporations/financial institutions and the labor unions.

* Make plans to develop a global network for ongoing reciprocal support and exchanges of resources and experiences.

* Lay the foundation for analogous activities to be presented at the WSF in Belem, Brazil.