The Battle of Seattle: The New Challenge to Capitalist Globalization
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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Introduction Eddie Yuen
Who Needs the WTO? The Surrealist Movement in America
Seattle Was Not the Beginning George Katsiaficas
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