The US Social Forum is proud to present our 2010 Plenary Conversation, happening Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings from 6:30-9pm. We created the plenary as one continuous dialogue over three evening sessions. The narrative for the dialogue will speak to the rise, crisis, and re-constitution of neo-liberalism and how it’s increased concentration of power and decision-making in the hands of the international financial/business elite, at the expense of ordinary people. On the first night, we will explore the history and current state of movement building in Detroit, and lessons from Detroit for the nation. On the second night we will have dialogues between national and international leaders on the impact of global economic crisis on economic human rights; migration, immigration, and displacement; and war and militarism. On the final night of the plenaries, we will discuss the alternatives, solutions and visions that are catalyzing transformation on the international level and return to the groundbreaking alternatives emerging from the US, including Detroit.