Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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There Is an Alternative to Corporate Rule

All over the world, truly democratic approaches are bubbling up from the grassroots.

Defining the Anti-Globalization Movement

An entry for the Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice.

Reverend Billy’s Holiday Shopocalypse

The Church of Stop Shopping hits the road.

The Last Porto Alegre

Assessing the state of the World Social Forum after five years.

Republicans Among Us

A week in review from the Republican National Convention, inside and out.

New York Says “No”

Why the city will -- and should -- demonstrate against the Republican Convention.

Six Essays About War and About Peace

A series of post-9/11 reflections.

Miami’s Trade Troubles

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

Global Showdown in Evian

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

New York Against the War

With Congress seemingly locked into war, democracy demands dissent. The protest in New York delivered.