Naming the Enemy: Anti-Corporate Social Movements Confront Globalization
Bloomsbury Academic, 27.10.2000 - 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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Fighting Structural Adjustment . . . because globalisation is all about paying no
taxes , states are becoming bankrupt . ? Structural adjustment conditionalities
require liberalizing investment policies , privatizing public industries and services
First , they reject the IMF / World Bank pretence at debt relief via the HIPC (
heavily indebted poor country ) classification , which is merely another form of
imposing structural adjustment . Second , they “ repudiate ' Southern nation debts
' on ...
Alternatives to structural adjustment are even beginning to be coopted , as World
Bank President James Wolfensohn participated in the July 1997 launching of the
Structural Adjustment Participatory Review Initiative , supported by many civil ...
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Contestation and Reform
Globalization from Below
Delinking Relocalization Sovereignty
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