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Up2Late Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-17-06 08:19 PM
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15. Oh Boy! I don't like the sound of this! Part 2 Chapter 6! Antiglobalization Movements
And the second half of Part 2 Chapter 7 looks bad too! I hope someone who knows more about International Law will check out this report, especially Part 2!

CHAPTER SIX

Antiglobalization Movements


During the past ten years, political movements based on ideologies
opposed to
the spread of global capitalism, the destruction of the natural
environment
,
and the growth of such transnational bodies as the
European Union (EU) have taken root in Western Europe and North
America, where the presence of international media has given these
oppositionists a vast forum. At its core, this nascent ideological movement
opposes corporate power and the assumed socioeconomic dislocations
that may follow in the wake of the spread of globalized capitalism
across the world.


It is in this context that several commentators have described the
antiglobalization movement as a de facto New, New Left, drawing
comparisons to the international radical upheaval that swept France
and other countries in 1968. Although antiglobalization radicals have
been associated with marches and demonstrations, the real importance
of the movement in terms of terrorism and national and international
security considerations lies in its effect on organizations that have
shown, in varying degrees, an explicit penchant for violence....

<http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2006/RAND_MG430.pdf >

CHAPTER SIX
Antiglobalization Movements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Anarchism, the New, New Left, and the Extreme Right in Western
Europe and North America. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Anarchists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
The New, New Left . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
The Extreme Right. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
An Extreme RightIslamist Alliance? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Neo-Marxist and Radical Populist Movements in Latin America . . . . . . . . . 94
Radical Indigenous Peoples Movements in the Andean Region. . . . . . . . . 97

<http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2006/RAND_MG430.pdf >
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