Unformatted text preview: In Bolivia, for example, Bechtel was given a contract to privatize the water supply – went so far as to try to institute rules that would have made collecting rainwater illegal – indigenous peoples protested this – the fact that they could make their message heard around the world through the internet, and work with groups throughout the world, made this protest effective – Bechtel abandoned this project. Similarly, the Zapatistas in Mexico, the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, World Bank/IMF protests in DC in 2001, the yearly meeting of the World Social Forum – all of this represents global organization against capitalism....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course POLISCI 1003 taught by Professor Olson during the Fall '11 term at GWU.
- Fall '11