Sharon Delgado is an ordained United Methodist minister, founder of Earth Justice Ministries, and author of Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization (Fortress Press, 2007). She will be in participating on Saturday, February 26, in the U.S. Uncut day of protest. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Articles by this author
Thursday, February 24, 2011
US Uncut: A Progressive Response to Economic Shock Therapy
Around the country, cutbacks are being proposed and pushed through with great speed, as a kind of shock therapy to the economy, as Naomi Klein describes in her book Shock Doctrine . But hold on—progressive groups, inspired by recent events in Cairo and Madison, are rising to the occasion and calling for a sane, reasoned, and equitable approach to the crisis at hand.
Monday, November 26, 2007
Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization
We are living at a time when humanity and the earth itself face unprecedented danger. The current form of corporate-dominated globalization is escalating the plunder of the earth's riches, accelerating the release of greenhouse gases, increasing the exploitation of workers, expanding police and military repression, and leaving poverty in its wake. The most powerful nations in the world support and promote this growing momentum, which pays off handsomely for a few wealthy individuals, giant corporations, and the politicians whose coffers they fill.