Ex-Worker Podcast #53: “Anti-Globalization” Walking Tour of Washington, D.C.

  • Posted on: 10 January 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Crimethinc

Summary

Our first walking tour! Protesters descending on Washington, D.C. to #DisruptJ20 are stepping into a long history of resistance in the belly of the beast. One of the most innovative and powerful cycles of protest in the nation’s capital was the movement against corporate globalization in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Most tours of D.C. take you around the monuments and museums downtown, but we want to show you another side of the city—the neighborhoods and DIY spaces from which anarchists launched attacks on capital and where seeds were planted for a new world to take its place. Through historic sites, interviews, and a scrapbook of anti-capitalist mementos, we hope to pass on some of the lessons and inspiration that the anti-globalization movement can offer, especially as a new wave of struggle begins under Trump. {January 9, 2017} Show Notes

Notes and Links

  • Table of Contents:
    • Introduction {0:01}
    • Ben’s Chili Bowl {1:35}
    • Walking to the A16 convergence center {11:10}
    • A16 convergence center {24:09}
    • Walking to Malcolm X Park {33:59}
    • Lower Malcolm X Park {40:08}
    • Upper Malcolm X Park {46:14}
    • Walking to Casa del Pueblo {55:04}
    • Casa del Pueblo {1:07:06}
    • Walking to the Wilson Center {1:10:12}
    • The Wilson Center {1:13:25}
    • Walking to the Potter’s House {1:17:26}
    • The Potter’s House {1:26:54}
    • Walking to the DC Indymedia Center {1:28:00}
    • The DC Indymedia Center {1:36:01}
    • Lessons from the anti-globalization movement {1:40:36}
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Comments

Wow that must have been a lot of work!
Good job. Interesting format idea.
It was a trip down memory lane for sure.
What the fuck happened?

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