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The Anti-Capitalist Resistance Comic Book

From the WTO to the G20

by (author) Gord Hill

Arsenal Pulp Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2012
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2012
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About the author

Gord Hill is a member of the Kwakwaka`wakw nation whose territory is located on northern Vancouver Island and adjacent mainland in the province of "British Columbia." He is also descended from Scottish and Tlingit great grandparents. Since 1990, Gord has been involved in the Indigenous people's movement, including solidarity with the 1990 Oka Crisis, the 1992 500 Years of Resistance campaign, solidarity with the 1994 New Year's Zapatista Uprising, the 1995 Gustafsen Lake and Ipperwash standoffs, the Native Youth Movement (including the 1997-98 occupations of the BC Treaty Commission offices), the 1999 anti-WTO protests, the Cheam fisheries dispute (1999), the 2001 Summit of the Americas riots, the Skwelkwek`welt campaign (Sun Peaks, 2003-06), and most recently the anti-2010 Olympics campaign. He lives in Vancouver.

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Editorial Reviews

Hill is a talented illustrator, with a perspective that affords him a unique window into the events he is describing.
-Publishers Weekly

Essential reading ... Hill's work is at the forefront of creating accessible material about leftist tactics and strategies.
-Canadian Dimension

Hill's comic book truly does clarify "what taking on capitalism is all about" ... as with The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book and in the wake of the different Occupy movements and the Idle No More Movement, Hill's graphic novel is certainly, once again, timely. -Canadian Literature

An important primer for the movement.
-The Public Archive

This intricately illustrated political graphic novel provides readers with a much-needed alternative perspective on the history and rise of capitalism and the rippling effects of globalization and escalating class warfare ... Hill has crafted an important commentary on capitalism, activism, and solidarity. -Broken Pencil

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