MANY of the anti-globalism
demonstrators presently occupying St Paul's precinct will be part of the problem against which they are demonstrating.
Whereas the Seattle anti-WTO protests of November 1999 brought a "chorus of others" to the cause of "global anti-globalism
," (60) Cancun replaced that "anti" with a more realistic "alter.
However, the abstracted, technologised forms of dance and techno-based music, which are well represented here, have been the most powerful musical languages for the new anti-globalism
and environmental movements.
Subjects range from the basics on states and statehood to continuity and change, international insecurity, structural realism after the Cold War, the persistence of American postwar order, the power of international organizations, globalization and the evolution of rules, global civil society, neoliberal cosmopolitanism, the dynamics of anti-globalism
, the issue of masculinity and the "gender variable," and realist constructivism.
It is affected by relativism, nihilism, multiculturalism, pacifism, anti-globalism
, and, perhaps, a sense of moral weariness.
A ruling against Nike would narrow the application of the First Amendment, which belongs to everyone, including anti-globalism
activists and corporate executives.