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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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The core of the book is a series of chapters that look in turn at the charges that antiglobalization.
This process is not so much antiglobalization, or a closed regionalist movement, but rather a search for new and better ways of managing the forces of globalization to the region's advantage by combining the resources of Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia.
Fatal Harvest is an extraordinary book for teachers, agronomists, ecologists, conservation biologists, or antiglobalization activists.
one does not witness any brown, or yellow, or black people in the vanguard of the antiglobalization debate, or in the attacks on the operations of international institutions.
In the last decade, we have seen two progressive movements sustain themselves beyond a single event: the living wage movement, which has brought higher wages to government contract workers around the country, and the antiglobalization protests that began in Seattle and have since moved around the world with varying degrees of intensity.
Representing more than 30 different groups, including socialist action organizations, environmentalists, human rights campaigners, antiglobalization movements and student bodies, the protesters gathered in the city's central business district to voice their wide mix of messages.
Police expect up to 10,000 antiglobalization demonstrators to flock to the New South Wales (NSW) state capital.
Certainly many in the antiglobalization movement, who have spent the last few years demonstrating outside of buildings where the "rulers of the universe" get together and plot the course of the world's politics and economics, have a sense of the enormous amount of conspiring that goes on in organizing a "free market globalization
Politics requires analysis, the connection of disparate issues, and the creation of a coherent argument with which people can understand and sympathize--the antiglobalization movement has recaptured a sense of idealism and hope in a cynical age.
The conference is taking place at the Sandton Convention Center, which is heavily guarded by South African police with a view to dealing with any disruption by antiglobalization demonstrators.
Even while fostering Latin American growth, we must undermine increasingly strident antiglobalization groups, which, since the 1999 "Battle of Seattle" protesting that year's WTO conference, have tried to block the shift of American and European industries to the low-wage South.
Such arguments are similar to those of antiglobalization, antifree trade protestors today, to whom economic globalization looks like the agenda of the rich countries.