Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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quarantine

From the Quarantine Against Greed

A report from outside the 2002 annual meetings of the IMF/World Bank in Washington, D.C.
free_palestine

Marching for a Global Peace

Militaristic responses may be simpler than multi-issue protests, but they cannot make the world a safer place.
cheerleaders

The Politics of Persistence

To answer the question "Are 'anti-globalization' protests destined for irrelevance in a political landscape transformed by September 11?" we must ask, "Why were they relevant in the first place?"
sit_in

With Harvard Sit-In Victory, A Movement Continues

After twenty-one days, living wage activists have emerged victorious. Here's why their sit-in not only shook the campus, but signaled an important win for progressives across the country who are fighting globalization battles on the home front.
quebec

Conflict in Quebec

Eyewitness Report and Analysis from the FTAA protests in Quebec City.
turtles

Teamsters and Turtles Unite Again

Why Quebec City will witness the Labor movement's return to globalization activism.
inauguration

The Inauguration and Its Discontents

A Protest Against the Odds.
convention

The People’s Conventions

In-Depth Analysis of the Protests at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.
populism

The Real Populism is in the Streets

An op-ed from the Democratic National Convention.