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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Once forced to implement neoliberal policies , even the Dragon economies
faltered and are now facing structural adjustment , sale of assets to the first world
, and a future of indefinite debt . Elites use the desperation of the poor to justify
Structural adjustment conditionalities require liberalizing investment policies ,
privatizing public industries and services , downsizing civil service employment ,
suppressing labour organizing , lifting costly regulation from business practices ...
18 Lietaer writes that money should operate as a standard of value and a
medium of exchange and monetary policies should limit its role as a store of
value , a tool for speculative profit and a tool of empire . Lietaer encourages the
use of ...
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Contestation and Reform
Globalization from Below
Delinking Relocalization Sovereignty
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