In this article, we consider a differentiation between the persistence of stereotypes that define the 'old anti-Semitism', formed by a merger of racial, religious and nationalist ideologies' elements of the extreme right, and the emergence of a 'new anti-Semitism', which refers to holocaust denial, conspiracies about Jews and Israel, all movements made by both the right and left; also including prejudicial attitudes of Muslim minorities and/or Arabs as anarchist sectors, feminists and anti-globalizer
sectors related to 'anti-Zionism' and their rejection of Israel (Brackman 2012, Laqueur 2003).
Bhagwati notes that Lori Wallach, a noted anti-globalizer, refused to release the list of contributors to an NGO with which she was associated, despite allegations that its anti-trade activities were funded by the protectionist textile magnate Roger Milliken.
But while he concedes that some of the anti-globalizers' complaints have merit, he is bold enough to label their arguments "rubbish" when warranted.
on the left, globalization meant a race to the bottom, corporations moving jobs to countries that exploited low-wage workers while despoiling the environment.
There are pro-globalizers as well as anti-globalizers
. There are those who are actively opposing the forces of globalization which have mobilized huge support and have successfully registered their protest and viewpoints.
Revel also exposes the fraudulent character of the anti-globalizers
' partisanship on behalf of the Third World.
Still, a revitalized UNCTC would be useful to the anti-globalizers
, if they could somehow capture and use it for their own ends.
He asks the big question that anti-globalizers
always dodge, namely: If we did away with globalization, would the poor of the developing world be better off?
In many respects the anti-globalizers
have imbibed much of the rhetoric and ideology of globalizers: that transnational institutions are pre-eminent in the present world order, that states have been eclipsed, that imperial power has been fractured by corporate power and global civil society.
As ardent advocates of many policies associated with globalization, the IMF, WTO, and World Bank are obvious targets for anti-globalizers
. Yet the demonstrators didn't focus on improving these institutions or, for that matter, on raising total global welfare.
What do you think of the WTO, which is a major target both of anti-globalizers
and many free market advocates
often ignore the fact that corporations are not charities giving away their products; they have customers who choose to buy their goods and services.