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  • Under the Sign of Bolívar: WSF 2006 in Caracas

    February 13, 2006 In Caracas, inevitably, the 2006 World Social Forum came under the influence of the presidential regime of Hugo Chávez, which led to a more fervent and more strategically-oriented brand of political language than usual in the space of the Forum. It must be recognized, however, that the "radical pole" taking shape around Chávez and the new Bolivian president Evo Morales is not a marginal phenomenon. Yet by no means did the Forum in Caracas cease to be a very pluralistic space of interaction.