Review of 'Anti-Capitalism: Where Next?', editor Hannah Dee, Bookmarks £6
It is just shy of five years since the demonstrations in Seattle against the World Trade Organisation heralded the arrival of the anti-capitalist movement. Anti-capitalism did not spring out of nowhere - from the Zapatista uprising in Mexico in January 1994, through to France's 'hot winter' of strikes in 1995, to the 18 June 1999 'Stop the City' protests in London, there were many harbingers. But at Seattle we saw, for the first time in the North, the possibility of challenging and breaking the neoliberal consensus.