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Alter-globalization and degrowth

Alter-globalization and degrowth

This is a blog in framework of two notions we studied in class, progress and spaces and exchanges. Please enjoy it !
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Depuis : 04/02/2014

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What is the diference between alterglobalists and antiglobalists ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erpgSY94GRI <-- please watch this video . This video aims at making a difference between those two elements. The video gives a definition of antiglobalization. It can be noticed that the anti-globalization means opposition to any form of globalism. Contrary to altermondialism sets your sights on claim another globalis
What are the actions of people fighting for degrowth ?

What are the actions of people fighting for degrowth ?

Degrowthers are totally against the consumerism society and the economic’s growth. They are fighting for a wealthier world a society. They aim at showing people that the government and the economic system is going to destroy the world and the environment. Moreover, from there point of view, the industry manipulates people to create a consumer soc
Conclusion

Conclusion

To conclude, it can be said that degrowthers are fighting for another saner, more natural and equal world. They use different tactics to reach their goals but to my mind they target too high a goal. PERSONAL POINT OF VIEW Jade : I agree with some of their struggles but from my point of view they are too much extremist. There has always been progres
What are the consequences of degrowth ?

What are the consequences of degrowth ?

The degrowth movement has many consequences : In fact, the differents actions the degrowthers used are sometimes illegal or contrary to the values of the states. That's why it provokes manifestations and damages which are the contrary of what they are striking. For example in 2011, degrowther started an appeal against the nuclear. The only thing th
What is globalization ?

What is globalization ?

Globalization is the connection of different parts of the world. Globalization results in the expansion of international cultural, economic, and political activities. As people, ideas, knowledge, and goods move more easily around the globe, the experiences of people around the world become more similar. International travels help globalization. Ind
Places and actions of alter-globalists ?

Places and actions of alter-globalists ?

The slogan and the watchword of demonstrators have attracted, since 2001, many movements and organizations, tens of thousands of people at the World Social Forum and in several regional and national forum worldwide. The first World Social forum( which is an annual meeting of civil society organizations) took place in Brazil (Porto Alegre) in 2001.
What is alterglobalization ?

What is alterglobalization ?

Alterglobalist movements are not against globalization. They are fighting for other values such as environmental and climate protection , human rights , protection of indigenous cultures and also economic justice. They are opposing the perverse effects of globalization. They want another globalization since there is a problem of inequality between
What are alterglobalist's goals ?

What are alterglobalist's goals ?

The goal of alter globalization on the economic plan is to fight inequality, attacks against public services, unemployment, casualization of employees. Moreover, alter globalization struggles for reforms such as abolition of tax haven or justice in international trade. The alter globalist movement is favorable to a globalization respecful of human
II- Degrowth

II- Degrowth

Degrowth is a political, economic, and social movement based on ecological economics and anti-consumerist and anti-capitalist ideas. People who act for degrowth are told to be degrowthers. They create a whole world’s movement in order to make people join their movements and fight with them. Their rallying symbol is a simple green or red snail.