5 Mar 2007
Notes from the Meeting of International Forum on Globalisation – Day One.
I was deeply honoured to be invited to a meeting of the IFG in London last weekend. For those who don’t know, the IFG is a North-South research and educational institution composed of leading activists, economists, scholars and researchers providing analyses and critiques on the cultural, social, political and environmental impacts of economic globalisation. It produces numerous publications; organises high-profile, large public events; hosts many issue-specific seminars and much more. Their last such gathering had been in San Francisco a few months ago, and the subject of this one, hosted in London, was “The Triple Crisis – climate chaos; peak oil (the end of cheap energy) and global resource depletion