Archive for May, 2010

The North American Free Movement of Citizens (FMC) Agreement — Comment

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Prevailing neoliberal economic policies allow transnational corporations to use international borders to capture labor markets and control the migration of labor, enabling big capital to pit the workers of one nation against those of another — a zero-sum game for all working people.  This fundamental predicament of labor in the modern world, which is creating historic levels of inequality, can only be contested by linking the demand for the free movement of labor to the established practices of free trade. The North American Free Movement of Citizens (FMC) Agreement voices the demand for recognizing the free movement of labor in the territories of the NAFTA signatory nations.

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Import Substitution: A Guide to Boycotting Neoliberal Globalization — Comments

Monday, May 17th, 2010

“Boycotting is an act of Civic Revolution.  To engage in a concerted refusal to have any dealings with a person, company, or organization in order to effect change is a form of direct political action available to every citizen regardless of her/his social status.”

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