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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This is what activists are fighting for in Egypt, in Croatia, in the peace movement, and the anti-globalization movement.
While most European countries have, no doubt, been harvesting the benefits of globalization of economy, Europe, like the US, has been a strong centre of the anti-globalization movement.
One can only hope that Thayer will write a sequel, as she is very well positioned to offer important insights on subsequent developments such as the Workers' Party (PT) coming to power, the Lula Presidency, the eruption of the anti-globalization movement and the appearance of the World Social Forum in Brazil, the emergence of new transnational and anti-neoliberal feminisms like the World March of Women, and the effects of these on the feminisms discussed here and the politics of their transnational relations.
At the same time I became more aware of the anti-globalization movement, and it appeared to me that it was addressing the structural causes of ill health: .
Although this latest globalization started with great optimism and enormous expectations after the fall of the Berlin Wall, in 1989, by the end of the 1990s there was a worldwide anti-globalization movement with great power to mobilize 'global consciousness and solidarities'.
In these rallies one always met the syndicalists, anarchists, the militant left-wing socialists, communists, Trotskyites, members of the anti-globalization movement, the pacifists along with a few lost idealists and, lest we forget, the other minorities who passionately identified with the plight and despair of the Palestinians.
The anti-globalization movement was recently theorized as a "movement of movements," a concept which has now been widely adopted.
Chaos or Development: The Growing International Anti-Globalization Movement.
The anti-globalization movement was born as a reaction to these excesses and inequalities.
Three case studies make that point: the Islamist movement/s; the Palestinian solidarity movement; and the anti-globalization movement.
The band's stance on vegan-ism, the deconstruction of government and police oppression saw them heralded as forefathers to the anti-globalization movement.