Naming the Enemy: Anti-Corporate Social Movements Confront Globalization
Bloomsbury Academic, 2000 - 268 Seiten
A new movement of 'anti-globalists', in Time Magazine's words (24 April 2000), now 'oppose corporate dominion over the planet's poor and disfranchised'. Naming the Enemy is the first systematic documentation of this international resistance to transnational corporations and globalization which has so recently burst into the public gaze with the street protests in Seattle, Washington, London and Prague.
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Sir James Goldsmith § THE 1994 Uruguay Round of GATT ( the General
Agreement on Tariffs and Trade ) institutionalized ' the right to free trade ' as
having precedence over human , civil , environmental , workers ' and
governmental rights .
The misuse of David Ricardo's 1817 theory of ' free trade ' is even more blatant .
His idea was that under specific conditions , trade between two countries could
be mutually beneficial . If the participating countries both have full employment , if
'16 International trade volume is up , but so is inequality , both within and
between countries , and even the United Nations attributes this to trade rules .
Developing countries are getting a smaller share of trade . Consumer prices have
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Contestation and Reform
Globalization from Below
Delinking Relocalization Sovereignty
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