Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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Defining the Anti-Globalization Movement

An entry for the Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice.
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Reverend Billy’s Holiday Shopocalypse

The Church of Stop Shopping hits the road.
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The Last Porto Alegre

Assessing the state of the World Social Forum after five years.
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Republicans Among Us

A week in review from the Republican National Convention, inside and out.
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New York Says “No”

Why the city will -- and should -- demonstrate against the Republican Convention.
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Six Essays About War and About Peace

A series of post-9/11 reflections.
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Miami’s Trade Troubles

Contrary to the Bush Administration's spin, the Free Trade Area of the Americas met defeat in militarized Miami.
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Global Showdown in Evian

The real voices of international concern at the G8 summit will be coming from the streets.
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New York Against the War

With Congress seemingly locked into war, democracy demands dissent. The protest in New York delivered.
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From “Anti-Globalization” to a World of Possibilities

Three years after the 1999 Seattle protests, a maturing social movement defies its negative label.