From Antisweatshop to Global Justice to Antiwar: How the new New Left is the Same and Different From the old New Left

  • Robert J.S. Ross Clark University

Abstract

In January of 1999 a new student movement announced itself on the cam-puses of American universities. It began a campaign for a sweat free campus and it did so in dramatic fashionby occupying over the next four months Administration buildings on seven campusesDuke (January 29), Georgetown (February 5), Wisconsin (February 8), Michigan (March 17), Fair?eld (April 15), and North Carolina and Arizona (April 21). In each case, the students demands were focused on labor exploitation in the apparel industrythe sweatshop problem.
Published
2004-02-26
How to Cite
Ross, R. J. (2004). From Antisweatshop to Global Justice to Antiwar: How the new New Left is the Same and Different From the old New Left. Journal of World-Systems Research, 10(1), 287-319. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2004.310
Section
Global Social Movements Before & After 9/11