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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While we challenge the notion that activists are, in the first instance, ideologically motivated, we retain an interest in the ideas that antiglobalisation politics espouse.
(66) In a similar vein, the Civil Rights campaign and the Women's Movement of 1960s in the US are claimed to have altered inferior status of African-Americans and Women, as well as bringing a shift in larger societal consciousness through the incorporation of ideas of racial and gender equality; (67) the environmental movement is said to have inspired scientific research; (68) while the antiglobalisation movement's demonstration at Seattle in 1999 against the proceedings of the World Trade Organisation is claimed to have fuelled a world-wide discussion on themes such as social inequality and global economic governance.
Entertaining documentary following the anarchic exploits of the antiglobalisation hoaxers.
Much that is positive can result from globalisation and liberalisation and, in fact, the antiglobalisation movement expresses more a global concern than domestic protectionism.
For example, the SECC sent representatives to the World Social Forum in 2007 and appeared in a documentary about the international antiglobalisation movement in 2004.
ESCOBAR, A (2004) Beyond the Third World: imperial globality, global coloniality and antiglobalisation social movements, Third World Quarterly, Vol 25, No1, pp 207-230.
The identity politics of the 1980s had wiped questions of the economy and class out of public politics to an extraordinary degree (before the late 1990s antiglobalisation moved it back to centre stage), and so a crucial process of critical class reflection by left-liberals was lost.
However, as contributor Magdelena Freudenschuss explains, "With the first World Social Forum (WSF), the 'antiglobalisation' movement found a point of rotation but not necessarily a center.
Mr Brown hit out at antiglobalisation protesters, saying Britons had to be "evangelists for globalisation" if the country was to succeed in future years.
Brand is reported to have been arrested 11 times, once for stripping off at antiglobalisation protests in 2001.
Il est bien evident que lorsque les militantes feministes protestent contre la trop faible presence des problematiques de genre dans les arenes de la sphere antiglobalisation, elles le font depuis un point de vue feministe, c'est-a-dire qu'elles identifient comme problematiques de genre un ensemble de questions auxquelles elles ont deja reflechi, et qui font donc partie de leur corpus theorique et de leur programme militant.