Anti-Globalization

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Anti-Globalization

A movement that opposes free trade, free movement of capital, and other policies intended to facilitate international business. Various types of people oppose globalization. Labor unions in developed countries may oppose it because it represents a threat to traditional, industrial jobs. Other factions on the left believe globalization favors the wealthy at the expense of the poor and working class.
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These alternative globalization movements from below are vibrant indigenous cultural global resistance movements like the Arab Spring and Occupy movements and include the active reception and engagement with, and resistance to neocolonial neoliberal corporate globalization.
What have been called the global justice or alternative globalization movements have been identified by numerous commentators as the most significant development in anticapitalist or antisystemic politics since the fall of the Berlin Wall and Soviet communism.
Because the problem of difference has been at the centre of many recent popular developments, including the anti-oppression and affinity-based social movements that have emerged as part of the alternative globalization movements, Bell's failure to develop a more expansive discussion is something of a missed opportunity.

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