Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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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.

From “Anti-Globalization” to a World of Possibilities

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

From the Quarantine Against Greed

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

Marching for a Global Peace

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