The altermondialist movement is a movement that is not opposed to globalization but rather proposes a different model of globalization which posits the current capitalism. From there which do not accept the term anti-globalization movement and prefer of the altermondialist movement. When Communism collapsed, many thought that the end of history postulated by Fukuyama, was real. But the altermondialist Movement believes that it is still possible to create systems more righteous than capitalism, but socialism has failed. The founding act of the movement can recognize in the Mexico zapatista movement and in the so-called battle of Seattle. The battle of Seattle is a historical milestone: protesters managed to prevent the first meeting of the WTO (World Trade Organization) that was going to develop in Seattle. The U.S.
Government repressed the demonstration, some protesters responded with violence, and finally serious disturbances were generated. Also demonstrating against the free trade agreements that are detrimental to the weaker countries (FTAA, NAFTA, etc), support of minorities (such as Aboriginal peoples) and also strive to preserve the environment against predation by large capitalists. The altermundistas meet annually in the world social forums, real alternatives to the meetings of the capitalist as the G8, G20, WTO, etc. They also organize against summits simultaneously and in the same geographic location in which the big capitalist countries meet. One of the measures proposed by better-known was rate Tobin, a turn of the rate nut tobin proposed by the economist James Tobin in 1972. The Tobin rate and ATTAC Association by a financial transactions tax and aid of citizens (ATTAC) is a movement that was born in France in late 1998 on the initiative of the journal Le Monde Diplomatique.
The Group promotes the global implementation of the Tax Tobin or rate Tobin. The Tobin rate has several objectives. The main It is taxing the movement of speculative capital with a tax and discourage the speculation.