Resistance in the Age of Austerity
In 1999, 'the battle in Seattle' came to be seen as the starting point for globalized resistance to neoliberal capitalism. Yet the years since have seen little progress in formulating a coherent alternative, a failure that is particularly poignant now that the neoliberal mandate has been resurgent through the post-crisis 'age of austerity'. In this timely book, Owen Worth argues that, troublingly, reactionary alternatives to globalization, from the rise of radical Islam to the Tea Party in the USA, currently provide just as solid a base for building opposition as those of the traditional left. Resistance in the Age of Austerity shows that while a progressive alternative is possible, it cannot be taken for granted.
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