The popular anti-globalization movement

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Globalization vs. Globalism: Giving Internationalism a Bad Name
By Mark Ritchie, President, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, January 1996. The French daily newspaper, Le Monde, described the recent round of national strikes in France as the “First Revolt Against Globalization.” Although one could argue that the indigenous peoples' rebellion in Chiapas was the first, these events represent a new era in global politics.
Declaration of the People's Conference against Imperialist Globalization
Quezon City, Philippines, 21–23 November 1996. We, participants in the People's Conference Against Imperialist Globalization, representing people's organizations, nongovernmental organizations, solidarity groups, movements, networks and individuals from 34 countries in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, North America and Europe, have come together to confront a common danger and respond to a common challenge.
Globalisation of the Economy: A disaster for India and other developing countries
By Acharya Krtashivananda Avadhuta, 21 May 1997. To allow globalisation of the economy via financial markets, without an appreciation or analysis of its implications, is bound to be disastrous. In India, general mass reaction to such policies has thrown the previous Congress government out of power.
The Threat of the Globalization of Agriculture
By Vandana Shiva, VSO, [26 August 1997]. The impact of global agriculture in terms of food security and farmers' rights, and offers an alternative model of liberalisation. Why in a world where globalisation and liberalisation are the dominant forces of the day, the greatest threat to farmers is agriculture itself.
Summary of the Bulletin of the Peoples' Global Action against “Free” Trade and the WTO (PGA)
December 1997. What is the PGA? First Conference of the PGA—Geneva, 23–25 February 1998. The Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI). The World Economic Forum: when the rulers of the world meet.
Statement of unity
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law & Development (APWLD), 22–24 May 1998. We, the rural, indigenous and other women in this conference, come together to take a close and critical look at globalization and its effects on us, our families and our communities. We link arms and forge our sisterhood to resist the onslaught of the global market and foreign monopoly capital not only on our living conditions but also on the political, social and cultural aspects of our lives.
Advance the people's resistance to imperialist globalization
By Jose Maria Sison, Chairman, Center for Social Studies, 28 November 1999. I wish to congratulate the People's Assembly Committee and the Sentenaryo ng Bayan for the People's Assembly and March-Rally to expose and oppose the World Trade Organization. The people's resistance was initiated in 1996 in Manila by the People's Conference Against Imperialist Globalization and the People's Caravan Against APEC and followed up in Vancouver in 1997 by the conference organized by the Network Opposed to APEC and further in Kuala Lumpur in 1998 by the Asia Pacific People's Assembly.
The Revolt of the Globalized
By Luis Hernandez Navarro, Thursday 2 December 1999. The 21st century did not begin on November 9, 1989, with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Nor will it begin on the first of January of the year 2000. The new century was born on November 30, 1999 with the revolt of the globalized in Seattle, Washington.
Houston, we have a problem: Challenging globalization
By Robin Hahnel, Z Magazine, March 2000. The Battle of Seattle was a great victory for the international movement against corporate sponsored globalization. Before Seattle globalization was a non-issue for most Americans. The Thorny Issue of Labor Standards. China's Entry into the WTO.
Anti-Globalization—a spreading phenomenon (conclusion)
Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Report # 2000/08, Perspectives, 22 August 2000. Capitalist state perspective on the movement. Anti-globalization protests and demonstrations will continue in Canada and elsewhere. Many non-associated groups will seize on the anti-globalization theme as a convenient rationale to participate in demonstrations. Clashes amongst demonstrators and between protesters and security personnel have become a standard feature of many conference demonstrations, and some anarchist groups are calling for more violent involvement.
The Global Alternative
By Jeff Faux, The American Prospect, 2–16 July 2001. There is no way to roll back the tide of change that is driving the world's economic integration. The question is not whether we integrate the world's economies but how. To this, there is certainly more than one possible answer. Those who make up the global opposition to the Washington Consensus agenda have, in fact, generated a number of different answers.
Globalisation Update
By the Anti-Globalisation Network, 17 October 2001. The terrorist atrocities in America could spell the end of globalisation, or they could spell the end of the anti-globalisation movement. Some campaigners are asking whether the anti-globalisation movement itself will prove to be a victim of the attacks on America. It would be an even greater tragedy if our democracy, our public services, our human rights, our environment, were to be killed off by corporate rule because of the deaths in America.