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“Anti-Corporate Movements and the Spread of Cooperative Forms in American Capitalism” by Marc Schneiberg

This interesting  (open access) paper sheds new light on the contentious transactions between movements, corporations and non-governmental organizations, expanding existing work on the trajectories, tactics and organizational effects of anti-corporate movements. Addressing the spread of cooperatives in the early 20th-century US economy, this … Continue reading

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Microfinance and its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh

In 2006 the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh won the Nobel Peace Prize for its innovative microfinancing operations. Lamia Karim’s path-breaking study of gender, grassroots globalization, and neoliberalism in Bangladesh looks critically at the Grameen Bank and three of the leading NGOs … Continue reading

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