The leaders of this movement (many of whom are from Latin America) argue that it is not necessary to just have an alternative ideology to eradicate current injustices. Instead, people across the world need to show great resolution to challenge capitalist power structures and concomitant ideologies. What is also needed are a community of like-minded people who are willing to work conscientiously and in the spirit of social solidarity to usher in the changes. The keywords in this project are organization, mobilization, compassion and solidarity – concepts that are antagonistic to the notion of hegemony (American or otherwise). (Tyvela, 2004, p.156) It is encouraging to see that parallel grassroots movements are rising in different countries simultaneously. For example, we are witnessing grossroots organizations in India, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, South East Asia, Bangladesh, etc. The recent uprisings in the Arab world, where autocratic regimes that supported and promoted American hegemony were shaken (and in the case of Egypt, overthrown from power). It is also hearty to see that anti-American sentiment is being constructively channeled in these countries.
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