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Department of Government and Politics,

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University College Cork, Ireland

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World Social Forum of Transformative Economies

A process to bring together social movements and projects which share the will to put people and the environment at the centre of the economy, to put an end to an economy based on extraction, growth, competition and the market, and to struggle towards collaborative, resilient societies which develop and reinforce strategic alliances and actions through working together.

La Vía Campesina

La Vía Campesina was founded in 1993 by farmers organizations from Europe, Latin America, Asia, North America and Africa. It describes itself as "an international movement which coordinates peasant organizations of small and middle-scale producers, agricultural workers, rural women, and indigenous communities from Asia, Africa, America, and Europe".

Cooperativa Integral Catalana

The Cooperativa Integral Catalana is a transition initiative for social transformation through self-management, self-organization and networking. The CIC’s objective is to generate a self-managed free society outside law, State control, and the rules of the capitalist market.

Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion is an international social movement that aims to drive radical change, through nonviolent resistance in order to minimise species extinction and avert climate breakdown...

The Radical Imagination Project

The Radical Imagination Project was founded in 2010 as a platform to study, analyze, foment, broadcast and promote the radical ideas that emerge from social movements. They believe that the imagination is a key element of society and that the radical imagination is a vital force of social transformation.

The Ulex Project provides high-quality activist training, taking an integral approach – combining personal, inter-personal and political transformation. They look for systemic responses to systemic challenges – building movement capacity for social justice and ecological integrity.

Cooperation Jackson

Cooperation Jackson is an emerging vehicle for sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community ownership. Their vision is to develop a cooperative network based in Jackson, Mississippi that will consist of four interconnected and interdependent institutions: an emerging federation of local worker cooperatives, a developing cooperative incubator, a cooperative education and training center, and a cooperative bank or financial institution.

The Love Research Network

An international network of researchers from a variety of disciplines including literary and film studies, philosophy, anthropology, psychology, sociology, political science, and geography.

The Feminist Love Studies Network

The Feminist Love Studies Network is an international network of researchers founded at Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden, in March 2013. It aims at developing the interdisciplinary and multi-theoretical field of Feminist Love Studies.

New Economics Organisers Network (NEON)

NEON is a network of over 1,600 UK organisers from 900 different civil society groups. They run powerful trainings and support campaigns to help progressives win social, economic and environmental justice.

Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST)

The Landless Workers' Movement (English translation) is a social movement in Brazil, generally regarded as one of the largest in Latin America with an estimated informal membership of 1.5 million members across 23 of Brazil's 26 states. MST defines its goals as access to the land for poor workers through land reform in Brazil and activism around social issues that make land ownership more difficult to achieve, such as unequal income distribution, racism, sexism, and media monopolies.

Love Activists

A UK based network of activists. They are a decentralized, un-financed family of revolutionaries prepared to encourage people to take action and show love to people in their community. The Love Activists believe that in order to make the radical change necessary we need to reconnect with our common purpose. Peace. Unity. Respect. Truth. Freedom & Love!

Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA)

NBA is a social movement consisting of adivasis, farmers, environmentalists and human rights activists against the number of large dams being built across the Narmada River, which flows through the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, all over India.

Focus on the Global South

Established in 1995 to challenge neoliberalism, militarism and corporate-driven globalisation while strengthening just and equitable alternatives. Working in solidarity with the Global South - the great majority of humanity that is marginalized and dispossessed by globalisation – believing that progressive social change and Global South solidarity are imperative if the needs and aspirations of oppressed peoples, particularly in Asia, Latin America and Africa, are to be met.

The Next System Project

Working with a broad group of researchers, theorists and activists, the Next System Project are using the best research, understanding and strategic thinking, on the one hand, and on-the-ground organizing and development experience, on the other, to promote visions, models and pathways that point to a “next system” radically different in fundamental ways from the failed systems of the past and present and capable of delivering superior social, economic and ecological outcomes.

Abahlali baseMjondolo

The largest shack dweller's organisation in South Africa, campaigns to improve the living conditions of poor people and to democratise society from below.

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