If the recent Occupy-type social explosions are to seek transformative action beyond occupied squares, they should look at the history of the World Social Forum, with its valuable paths to transnational connectivity.
The 2014 FEANTSA Policy Conference, “Confronting homelessness in the EU: Seeking out the next generation of best practices” started today in Bergamo, Italy. The first day brought together more than 400 experts from across the world.
Despite the global recession, homelessness in cities around the world is falling. Can a controversial strategy to give homeless people a roof first – that is, before addressing drug abuse or mental health – take the credit?