Radicals also point to the WTO as a source of inequality – the policies implemented by the W

Radicals also point to the WTO as a source of inequality – the policies implemented by the W

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Radicals also point to the WTO as a source of inequality – the policies implemented by the WTO favor developed countries. Developing states argue that the developed world blocks products from the developing world in order to protect domestic constituencies – this is particularly true in agriculture, but also in basic manufacturing. An uneven playing field is creating, but one that reinforces the division of labor. Many critical theorists argue that globalization does bring some hope in addressing some of these problems. They point to the role of info tech and NGOs organizing against capitalism – issues of the global economy have become central to everyday life in much of the world and there have been successful mobilizations against MNCs.
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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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