The Battle of Seattle: The New Challenge to Capitalist Globalization

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Eddie Yuen, Daniel Burton-Rose, George N. Katsiaficas
Soft Skull Press, 2001 - History - 393 pages
Explains the WTO Protests as the birth of an original social movement, the most important and vital burst of activism in 25 years. Here diverse and sophisticated radical/left interpretation is combined with divergent opinions on the question of violence, race and the future. Essays and contributions from Stanly Aronowitz, Alexander Cockburn, Peter Lanborn and Medea Benjamin plus an original interview with Noam Chomsky that questions Chomsky's understanding of social movements.

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Contents

Introduction Eddie Yuen
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Who Needs the WTO? The Surrealist Movement in America
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Seattle Was Not the Beginning George Katsiaficas
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Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Eddie Yuen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology program at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He teaches at Brooklyn College, City University of New York.

Katsiaficas is professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Wentworth Institute of Technology and Managing editor of New Polictical Science.

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