Another World is Possible: Popular Alternatives to Globalization at the World Social Forum

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Zed Books, Apr 19, 2003 - Business & Economics - 364 pages
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Many believe that there are no alternatives to globalization as we know it--with its world of giant corporations in the driving seat, dominating a "free" market in reality shaped in accordance with their dictates, and elevating economics over all other human considerations and values. But there are alternatives. And the global justice movement is giving voice to them. In this remarkable collection, the compilers have brought together some of the most important themes and voices which these rapidly growing, diverse citizens' movements have expressed at the World Social Forum which gathers each year in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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William Fisher is Director of IDCE (International Development, Community Planning and Environment) at Clark University, Massachusetts.

Thomas Ponniah is a PhD student at Clark University. He has completed a Masters Degree in Cultural Studies from the University of Birmingham in England. In 2002 he worked for five months as an intern with the World Social forum Secretariat.

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