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Global Activists' Manual Acting Locally to Transform the World

ISBN-10: 1560254017

ISBN-13: 9781560254010

Edition: 2002

Authors: Mike Prokosch, Laura Raymond, Naomi Klein

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This manual is a guide to transforming the corporate globalization movement. After framing articles to set a context, case studies describe how activists across the country are meeting each challenge according to their local realities. Protest photos, cartoons, and quotes accompany the text.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/2/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

What is This Movement?
Introduction
Localizing the Globalization Movement
Crossing Borders
Building a Movement on Both Sides of the Border
Farmers Cross Borders, Cut Through Government Fog
The Fight Against Boise Cascade
Environmental Justice and the Globalization Movement
The Bucket Brigade in South Africa
Women Take On Globalization and Militarism
Teens Go Global
Building Coalitions
Globalizing SOA Watch
Crossing Borders with Labor
Immigrants and the Globalization Movement
Prisons as a Globalization Issue
Youth Fight the American Lockdown
Not Just Lobbying: The Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition
Coalition-Building: Lessons from the Jobs with Justice Model
Challenging White Supremacy
Where Was the Color in Seattle?
Race in the Globalization Movement
Beyond the Whiteness-Global Capitalism and White Supremacy
Tools for White Guys Working for Social Change
Antiracism Workshop
Building Today's Global Movement
Popular Education
Organizing Farmworkers through Popular Education
Ain't I a Mother?! Ain't I a Worker?! Ain't I a Woman?!
Three Organizing Models
Organizing for the Long Haul: The View from Western Massachusetts
Direct Action
From the Salt Marches to Seattle
How We Really Shut Down the WTO
Harnessing Direct Action for Community Organizing
Black Comeback
Billionaires Crash the Extreme Costume Ball
Using Direct Action Effectively
Taking on Corporations
Beyond the Bottom Line: A Campaign for a Sane Economy
Paradigm Shift: Challenging Corporate Authority
Follow the (Corporate) Money ... and Shut It Down!
Democratizing Media
Mobilizing Consumers
Sustaining the Student Antisweatshop Movement
Central America Labor Solidarity: Lessons for Activists?
The Bangor Clean Clothes Campaign
Projects of the Heart
Fair Trade Not Free Trade
Changing the Rules of the Global Economy
The Indirect Action Network
FTAA: Stopping NAFTA Expansion
Lessons for the World Bank Bond Boycott
The Maine Ethical Purchasing Campaign
Practical Tips
Internet Organizing
Internal Communication: Beyond E-Mail
Getting into the Mainstream Media
How to Write and Use a Press Release
Building a New Group
Researching Global Corporations and Institutions
Long-Range Planning
You Stand Up to Corporate Globalization ... But You're Afraid to Ask for Money?
Encountering and Countering Political Repression
A Movement Yellow Pages
Glossary
Index