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Redefining Success

Redefining Success: the Whiteness of Politics in the Global Justice Movement  In the growing resistance to capitalism within the United States, many white activists consider Seattle as the "beginning of a movement" and gauge anti-capitalist work using Seattle as the … Continue reading

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A First Draft of History

[This article is excerpted from a longer, more detailed piece by the author.] In the first days after the 9/11 attacks, phone and email networks hummed as the first planning meetings were held, the first tentative vigils began. The base … Continue reading

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This Globe Is Ours: Introduction

Strengthening the New Movement Seattle was da bomb. Mere months ago a new movement exploded onto the scene with N30. It blew consternation into the hearts of the rich and powerful and it put a new song on the lips … Continue reading

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This Globe Is Ours: Where Was the Color in Seattle?

Looking for reasons why the Great Battle was so white  "I was at the jail where a lot of protesters were being held and a big crowd of people was chanting 'This Is What Democra cy Looks Like!' At first … Continue reading

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This Globe Is Ours: Boston Goes Global

Global issues activate local people. . . As in other parts of the country, after the anti-WTO demonstrations in Seattle, folks in Boston got excited and got moving. The few folks that went, such as a contingent from the International … Continue reading

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This Globe Is Ours: Activists of Color in the New Movement: Lessons From RNC Organizing

In recognition of the overwhelming whiteness of the new movement against imperialism that got its media debut last fall in Seattle, activists of color are coming together to consciously change the face of the movement. As we change the look … Continue reading

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