Synopses & Reviews
This book introduces the central beliefs of the anti-capitalist movement. Specifically, the book tackles the question: "Who exactly are the anti-capitalists and what do they want?" Author Simon Tormey examines the ideas of the various components that make up the movement: the anarchists and Marxists, the greens and environmentalists, the anti-corporate activists and autonomists, among others.
Simon Tormey's accessible guide looks at anticapitalism from all angles. He also looks closely at how the movement actually works and its reliance on high technology to thwart the workings of organizations such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank--providing the reader with a one-stop to understanding this truly global phenomenon.
This work introduces the central beliefs of the anti-capitalist movement, a movement that has quickly established itself as a key player in the global arena, staging protests at meetings not only of the World Trade Organization, but also the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and G8.