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The Direct Action Reader
[This copy courtesy of Viola Wilkins], Melbourne, 2000, 21 pp

Activist handbook produced for the World Economic Forum protests in Melbourne, which were to be held on 11-13 September 2000.

"This reader provides a selection of backround [sic] material we feel might be useful in preparing for the s11 protests against the World Economic Forum (WEF) on September 11-13 at Crown Casino in Melbourne. The compilation represents the opinions of no-one in particular. Articles have been lifted/stolen/adapted/borrowed from many different sources." (Page 1)

Contents include: "What is globalisation", What is the World Economic Forum", The decline of the welfare state and the rise of corporate rule", 'Corporations and the globalisation of poverty", "Affiinity groups - what how and why", "Direct action gets the goods", "Arm the imagination", "The rising tide of global resistance", "Lessons from Seattle", "Revolutionary anti-capitalist bloc", "September 26 - Prague".