Activism



Resistance is futile? Hardly! From Mexico’s Zappatistas rising up against NAFTA to Argentine workers taking over abandoned factories to the WTO “Battle of Seattle” to local Edmonton activists finding everyday ways to subvert the system, the struggle against neoliberalism, war, and corporate-style globalization is growing. Explore the diverse ways people around the world are empowering themselves and learn a few tips for your own fight-back.

Community Organizing: A holistic approach    by Joan Kuyek (2011)     A Canadian activist examines a wide range of problems faced by community organizers and possible solutions.

The Global Activist’s Manual: Local Ways to Change the World    edited by Mike Prokosch and Laura Raymond (2002)     A wide-ranging series of essays on coalition building, direct action, consumer mobilization, and other practical aspects of activism.

An Action a Day: Keeps Global Capitalism Away    by Mike Hudema (2004)     A how-to manual on resisting neoliberalism by a legendary Edmonton activist.

We Are Everywhere: The Irresistible Rise of Global Anticapitalism    edited by Notes From Nowhere (2003)     Comprehensive overview of a decade of anti-corporate globalization protests from around the world.

Fences and Windows: Dispatchs From the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate    by Naomi Klein (2002)     On-the-scene reports from the battle against neoliberal globalization.

The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods    by Julia Butterfly Hill (2000)     One woman’s account of her two year tree-sit to save the California redwoods.





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