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Anti-Globalization Movement

(see also Globalization, Free Trade, Fair Trade, Global Citizenship, Global Governance, & World Social Forum)


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Basics

On the Web: Articles

Students Put the Heat on Foreign Sweatshops. Ralph Nader, Counterpunch (1/6/0202). Student consumers build effective anti-sweatshop coalition.

Wars of the Wide-Area Networks. Ronald J. Diebert (10/15/01).

Young, Educated & Dangerous? Anti-Globalization Groups & the US. Johann Hari, New Statesman (10/1/01).

Day Two: Genoa 7/21. Starhawk, ZMagazine (7/21/01). Protests at G8 meeting in Genoa.

Christian Base Communities Confront the Neoliberal Project [1992]. Juan Manuel Hurtado, Epica (2003).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Anti-Capitalist Convergence.

Campaign for Labor Rights.

Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives.

Center for Campus Organizing. National group supporting campus activism in US.

Center for Economic Justice.

CorpWatch. Holding transnational corporations accountable.

Economic Justice Now.

Eat the State!. Seattle's "shamelessly biased political newspaper & environmental scandal sheet."

Focus on the Global South (Bangkok).

Global Action.

Global Exchange.

Global Trade Watch (Public Citizen).

50 Years is Enough; US Network for Global Economic Justice. Coalition of 200 faith-based, policy, women's, justice, youth, labor & development organizations

Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy.

Institute for the Study of Dissent & Social Control.

International Forum on Globalization. San Francisco-based alliance of activists & writers.

International Labor Rights Fund.

Jubilee USA Network. US branch of worldwide movement to cancel debt of poorest countries.

Move On.

Preamble. Research & activist organization working with academics, policy professionals & community leaders.

Project Underground. Supports human rights of communities resisting mining & oil exploitation.

Public Citizen's Trade Watch.

Religious Working Group on the World Bank & IMF.

Ruckus Society.

Student Alliance to Reform Corporations. Seeks to make them more socially and environmentally responsible.

Third World Network. North/South, development & Third World issues.

United for a Fair Economy.

United Students Against Sweatshops. International coalition.

Workers' Rights Consortium.

Youth Action for Global Justice.

180 Movement for Democracy & Education. Helping build youth movement for political empowerment.

In the Library: Articles

Anderson, Sarah & John Cavanagh with Thea Lee. "We can fight, we can win," Nation (12/6/99). "10 myths about globalization;" comparison of corporate revenues with GDPs of leading countries.

Itano, Nicole. "At global trade summit, strange new bedfellows," Christian Science Monitor (9/11/03):I,10. Oxfam joins Group of 21 (including Brazil, India & China -- over half of human race) in opposing WTO policies.

Mattern, Douglas. "Great wealth -- & poverty," San Jose Mercury (1/18/94). Considers alternatives to "globalization."

McChesney, Robert. "Noam Chomsky & the struggle against neoliberalism," Monthly Review 50,11(4/99):40-47

Smith, Patrick. "Poor nations keep heat on trade," Christian Science Monitor (9/30/03):6.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Amin, Samir; Giovanni Arrighi, Andre Gunder Frank & Immanuel Wallerstein. Transforming the Revolution: Social Movements & the World-System (NY: Monthly Review, 199?).

Bandarage, Asoka. Women, Population & Global Crisis (London: Zed, 1997).

Barker, Debi & Jerry Mander. Invisible Government: The World Trade Organization--Global Government for the New Millennium (San Francisco, 1999).

Bigelow, Bill & Bob Peterson (eds.) Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World (Milwaukee: Rethinking Schools, 2001).

Bodley, John H. The Power of Scale: A Global History Approach (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2003). Increasing scale of globalized economy, accumulation of power in ever-fewer hands, exacerbates problems of poverty, war & pollution & makes democratic control harder to achieve & maintain.

Brecher, Jeremy; John Brown Childs & Jill Cutler (eds.) Global Visions: Beyond the New World Order (Boston: South End, 1993).

__________ & Tim Costello. Global Village or Global Pillage: Economic Reconstruction from the Bottom Up (Boston: South End, 1998).

__________ & Brendan Smith. Globalization from Below: The Power of Solidarity (Boston: South End, 2000).

Broad, Robin. Global Blacklash: Citizen Initiatives for a Just World Economy (Lanham MD, Rowman & Littlefield, 200?).

Cavanagh, John (ed.) After the WTO: Turning Away from Failure -- a Special Report on New Rules for a Citizens' Millennial Agenda (San Francisco, 1999).

__________. Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World is Possible (Washington: Institute for Policy Studies, 2002).

Clarke, Tony. By What Authority? Unmasking and Challenging the Legitimacy of Global Corporations in Their Assault on Democracy Through the World Trade Organization (San Francisco, 1999).

Cockburn, Alexander & Jeffrey St. Clair. Five Days that Shook the World: Seattle & Beyond (NY: Verso, 2000).

Danaher, Kevin (ed.) Fifty Years is Enough: The Case Against the World Bank & the International Monetary Fund (Boston: South End, 1994).

__________ (ed.) Corporations Are Gonna Get Your Mama: Globalization & the Downsizing of the American Dream (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 1996).

__________ & Roger Burbach (eds.) Globalize This! The Battle Against the World Trade Organization & Corporate Rule (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 2000).

__________ (ed.) Democratizing the Global Economy: The Battle Against the World Bank & the International Monetary Fund (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 2001).

__________. Ten Reasons to Abolish the IMF & the World Bank (NY: Seven Stories, 2001).

Falk, Richard. Predatory Globalization: A Critique (Cambridge: Polity, 1999).

Fung, Archon; Dara O’Rourke & Charles Sabel. Can We Put an End to Sweatshops? A New Democracy Forum on Raising Global Labor Standards (Boston, 2001).

Gedicks, Al. The New Resource Wars: Native & Environmental Struggles Against Multinational Corporations (Boston: South End, 1993).

Gorringe, Timothy. Fair Shares: Ethics & the Global Economy (NY: Thames & Hudson, 1999).

Grieder, William. One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1997).

Hahnel, Robin. The ABCs of Political Economy: A Modern Approach (London: Pluto, 2002).

Hubbard, Gill & David Miller (eds.) Arguments Against G8 (London: Pluto, 2005).

Kamminga, Menno T. & Saman Zia-Zarifi (eds.) Liability of Multinational Corporations under International Law (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2000).

Khor, Martin et al. Views from the South: The Effects of Globalization & the WTO on Third World Countries (San Francisco, 1999).

Klein, Naomi. No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies (NY, 1999).

__________. Fences & Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate (London: Flamingo, 2002).

Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon. Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take On the Global Factory (Boston: South End, 2001).

Makhijani, Arjun. From Global Capitalism to Economic Justice: An Inquiry into the Elimination of Systemic Poverty, Violence & Environmental Destruction in the World Economy (NY: Apex, 1992). Argues that the solution to "global apartheid" is local self-reliance based on petty private property & democracy, with an international peace system to facilitate local control: breakdown of borders as barriers to the mobility of labor, a UN Security Force, an international monetary system.

Menotti, Victor. Ten Threats from the WTO on the World's Forests: The Globalization of Industrial Forestry (San FRancisco, 1999).

Mohanty, Chandra Talpade. Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (Durham NC: Duke, 2003).

Nader, Ralph et al. The Case Against "Free Trade": GATT, NAFTA & the Globalization of Corporate Power (San Francisco: Earth Island, 1993).

Petras, James. The Left Strikes Back. Class Conflict in the Age of Neoliberalism (Boulder, 1998).

Pollin, Robert. Contours of Descent (NY: Verso, 2003). Globalization as defined by corporate supremacists, & an agenda to turn around an economy increasingly disconnected from workers & their well-being.

Prokosch, Mide & Laura Raymond (eds.) The Global Activist's Manual (NY: Nation Books, 2002).

Retallack, Simon (ed.) The Multiple Impacts of Economic Globalization on the Environment (San Francisco, 1999).

Rich, Bruce. Mortgaging the Earth: The World Bank, Environmental Impoverishment, & the Crisis of Development (Boston: Beacon, 1994).

Rowbotham, Sheila & Stephanie Linkogle (eds.) Women Resist Globalization: Mobilizing for Livelihood & Rights (NY: Zed, 2001).

Simms, Andrew. Ecological Debt: The Health of the Planet & the Wealth of Nations (London: Pluto, 2005).

Starr, Amory. Naming the Enemy: Anti-Corporate Movements Confront Globalization (NY: Zed, 2000).

__________. Global Revolt: A Guide to the Movements Against Globalization (NY: Zed, 2005).

Wallach, Lori & Michelle Sforza. Whose Trade Organization? Corporate Globalization & the Erosion of Democracy: An Assessment of the World Trade Organization (Washington: Public Citizen, 1999).

__________. The WTO: Five Years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization (NY: Seven Stories, 2000).

Yuen, Eddie; Daniel Burton-Rose & George Katsiaficas (eds.) The Battle of Seattle: The New Challenge to Capitalist Globalization (NY: Soft Skull, 2001).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

Crespo, Al. Protest in the Land of Plenty (Miami: Center Lane, 2003).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Another World is Possible: Impressions of the World Social Forum" [2002], dir. Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, 25m. From Bullfrog Films.

"Global Village or Global Pillage? How People Around the World are Challenging Globalization" [1999], by World Economy Project, 27m. From Cinema Guild.

"The Seattle Syndrome" [2000], dir. Steve Bradshaw, 24m. From Bullfrog Films. Anti-globalization movement.

"The Take" [2004], dir. Avi Lewis & Naomi Klein, 87m. From First Run/Icarus.

"This Is What Free Trade Looks Like: The NAFTA Fraud in Mexico, the Failure of the WTO, & the Case for Global Revolt" [2006], dir. Amory Starr, 60m. From AK Press.

"Two Trevors Go to Washington" [2000], dir?, 34m. From Global Exchange. Accompanies two South Africans to IMF/World Bank meetings: the finance minister inside, & the Soweto ANC activist on the streets.



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