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Information provision and the anti-capitalist movement

Richard Birley

Information provision and the anti-capitalist movement

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by Richard Birley

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Published by University of Central England in Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Central England in Birmingham, 2002.

ContributionsUniversity of Central England in Birmingham.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 104p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21143453M

  The Squatters’ Movement in Spain: A Local and Global Cycle of Urban Protests * This is a reprint of the article published in Martínez (, The Squatters’ Movement: Urban Counter-Culture and Alter-Globalization Dynamics.” – South European Society and Politics 12(3): ). Miguel A. Martínez López.   The fraud of “progressive capitalism” is not the provision of more material wealth. They are aimed at heading off and diverting the .

Looking Backward, while written over years ago, is about what the author envisioned the 21st century could have been like if the USA had embraced Socialist principles. Very popular when it was written (right up there with Uncle Tom's Cabin and Ben Hur), it is about a young 19th century upper class white man's surprising re-introduction to /5.   Nonprofit Workers Need Unions, Too. By advocate and monitor policies and encourage political participation through provision of information. Some are organized around specific issues, such as human rights, environment or health.” there will often be a foreseeable point where the demands of an anti-capitalist movement advocating for.

  The mobilizations of the post period should be seen in this light, not as failures or defeats, but as tentative first steps in a long-term process of reinventing and reconstituting the social opposition; a common political project that must ultimately build towards the creation of a broad-based anti-capitalist movement for the 21stcentury. Information for Social Change (ISC) is an international, volunteer-based association, whose primary mission is to debate and comment on issues of social justice, censorship, freedom and ethics in the library and information context. Information for Social Change can be described as a radical organisation, insofar as one of the group's aims is to debate and where necessary .


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