Culture War

Straus, Tamara
October 2000
New Republic;10/09/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 15, p16
Focuses on the protest staged by a multinational group of activists who called themselves The Initiative Against Economic Globalization before the opening of the fifty-fifth annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Prague, Czech Republic. Demand of protesters that the trapped government ministers either reform or abolish their institutions; Views of the activists about the global finance regime; Opposition of the protesters on globalization; Response of the police force by using tear gas and water cannons only when protesters attacked them or vandalized property.


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