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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This enables sudden shifts in the qualities of ownership : it becomes indirect ,
unattached and fickle , and has narrower priorities . ... Third , when corporations
buy their own stock and own themselves , they become the capitalist class .
Surely a ...
... they move through different sites , the goals of analytic clarity and unity have
been abandoned . With identity as the gateway to politics , altruism has become
impossible . Identity has become a resource , a frame , and a political opportunity
Environmental campaigns have become increasingly explicit about naming
corporations as the enemy . For example , Rainforest Action Network ( RAN ) has
participated actively in the Mitsubishi boycott , struggles to save particular forests
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Contestation and Reform
Globalization from Below
Delinking Relocalization Sovereignty
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