Visualize Whirled Peace
Before terrorists plowed into national landmarks and national headlines, anti-globalization activists in the U.S. had hoped to claim the limelight with a major protest this past weekend in Washington, D.C. Instead, that movement is now struggling to regroup in the face of a new political climate, one in which the public is no longer as attuned to issues like global inequity, environmental protection, and trade policy. Some members of the movement have shifted focus to form a peace movement, while others don’t want to be seen (for the moment) as opposing the U.S. government and institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
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