ATTAC is a French acronym for "Association pour la Taxation des Transactions Financières et pour l'Action Citoyenne”
(Eng.: Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions and Citizen's Action)
It was born in 1998 to mobilize against the increasing domination of finance.
Attac Ontario supports the Altermondial meme:
Another World is Possible
With friends and partners worldwide, Attac Ontario is committed to fight for the overturn of the new feudalism.
In its place we must create a progressive and transparent society with fair and sustainable production and consumption patterns.
"Disarming the Markets”. Leader in LeMonde Diplomatique by Ignacio Ramonets, Dec. 1997, which ignited the conversations that lead to the founding of ATTAC.
Platform of the International Movement ATTAC. Adopted December 11-12, 1998.
"The Essence of Neoliberalism. The Utopia of Endless Exploitation.” Article in Le Monde Diplomatique by Pierre Bourdieu, December 1998. The writings of sociologist Pierre Bourdieu have heavily influenced European critical discourses, and inspired the ideas behind Attac.
ATTAC ESUs - European Summer Universities Keynote PDF
(Unfortunately, only the pdfs can be opened at the moment)