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European Social Movements and Muslim Activism: Another World by Timothy Peace

By Timothy Peace

How do revolutionary social activities take care of spiritual pluralism? during this publication, Timothy Peace makes use of the instance of the alter-globalisation circulation to give an explanation for why social move leaders in Britain and France reacted so another way to the emergence of Muslim activism.

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At this time, new and more radical trade unions were also appearing and challenged the role of the traditional confederations that were legally recognised as ‘representative’ in France by calling for a new unionism of ‘social transformation’. 10 The proposed reforms announced on 15 November 1995 by the government of Alain Juppé were met by a wave of public sector strikes, the biggest seen since 1968, which managed to virtually paralyse the whole country. As many scholars have noticed, the genuine birth of altermondialisme in France can be traced back to these strikes.

The idea for this campaign had been mooted at the beginning of the 1990s but was only set up officially in 1996. By the time of the next G8 summit in the United Kingdom in 1998, Jubilee 2000 was a well-organised and publicised campaign that involved churches and religious groups all over the country in conjunction with charities and NGOs such as Christian Aid, Oxfam and the World Development Movement (WDM). In the city of Birmingham, where the world’s leaders were meeting, Jubilee 2000 organised a human chain to encircle the city.

He had, he said, lost his sense of who he was and where he’d come from. So he had returned to Bradford to try to rediscover it. And what he had found was a sense of community and a ‘need to defend our dignity as Muslims, to defend our values and beliefs’. He was not going to allow anyone – ‘racist or Rushdie’ – to trample over them. The Hassan 42 European Social Movements and Muslim Activism I had known in London had been a member of the far-left Socialist Workers Party (as I had been for a while).

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