Magazine article New Internationalist

[Localization: A Global Manifesto]

Magazine article New Internationalist

[Localization: A Global Manifesto]

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by Colin Hines

(Earthscan ISBN 1-85383-612-5)

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It must be a positive sign of the times that, for many opponents of globalization, the emphasis is shifting towards practical alternatives. People are more inclined to fight for the positive than against the negative, and in this respect Colin Hines makes a very timely contribution with his new book.

He is one of the most passionate, relentless and articulate advocates of a perception of the world that departs very sharply from prevailing economic orthodoxy. Hines wants to restore to the idea of protection the force and legitimacy it had before the worms of economic determinism got to work on its roots. He moves the argument away from a fatalistic form of 'realism' towards the environment on which we rely in the place where we live - the antithesis, as the title suggests, of globalization. …

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