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All the World's A Rage?
In today's political vocabulary, "direct action" is interpreted to mean any form of action short of marking an 'X' on a ballot. Throwing a brick through a Starbucks window is certainly a direct action...
Anarchism and the Anti-Globalization Movement
Barbara Epstein analyzes the influence of anarchism on the history of American social protest, and its role in the anti-globalization resistance movement of the present day.
Anti-Globalisation: The Socialism of the Imbeciles
Who are the anti-globalists? They are all those who for the last few years, from the big social-democratic and Stalinist parties to various kinds of leftists, have taken up the new battle standard: an...
The black bloc and the Battle of Seattle
Canada: Activists Face the Future: Against The Current vol. 91
Electoral politics present challenging problems for labor movements all over the world. In the absence of strong working class parties, labor activists are often compelled to support parties that impl...
Finding Hope After Seattle: Rethinking Radical Activism and Building a Movement
Direct action, as many anarchists tend to define it, can be deeply exclusionary. While it undeniably empowers some — mainly white and middle-class — it disempowers others. Used as a central tactic of ...
Five Days in Seattle: A View from the Ground
About the 1999 protests in Seattle.
Globalization And Class Struggle
There is a global capitalist division of labour, but it is not an absolute one. The image of capital simply uprooting and moving to more "backward" zones every time a government attempts to assert som...
The International Context of Global Outrage: Part I: Looking back on the movements that preceded the Arab Spring, the Indignados, and Occupy Wall Street
The Kids Are All Right: They're Fighting the Corporations
If the anti-sweatshop movement gains confidence in saying that its goal is revolution to shape the world with the anti-capitalist values of equality, democracy, and solidarity; and if it spreads an un...
Lessons of an Ambiguous Struggle: Against The Current vol. 88
The conflict around Congress' granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) signals the opening of important new terrain of political struggle. With the background of the two major mass demon...
The New Chinese Nationalism: Against The Current vol. 136
Yu, Au Loong
Corporate globalization has been remarkably successful in driving down wages and the welfare of working people across the world. Resistance to this is necessary and inevitable, hence the birth of the ...
Our Generation: Volume 9 Number 2
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Socialist Register 2003: Volume 39: Fighting Identities
Panitch, Leo; Leys, Colin (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
South Africa Windows on Washington: Against The Current vol. 87
The World Bank! Haai! Is the Devil! Haai haai! This was the chant -- accompanied by that South African activist war-dance, the toyi-toyi -- that my comrades Trevor Ngwane and Molly Dhlamini introduce...
Viewpoint: Transnationals After Seattle: Against The Current vol. 88
Mass politics in the streets disappeared in the United States between 1970 and 1973. In retrospect, it is clear that the years 1964 to 1970 were not a “pre-revolutionary situation,” but anyone who liv...
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Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...