On the contrary, such civil societies were seen as champions in upholding values of democracy, tranquility, equality, sovereignty and communal justice (Held 25).
It is important to note that the new millennium activist movements began soon after antiglobalization movement and was mainly opposed to certain aspects of globalization. In fact, they were only opposed to negative aspects but not the entire process of globalization. Owing to their tough stance such movements were regarded as anti-corporate global movements or movements of social justice. The activists tend to describe the process of globalization in a pessimistic outlook. According to their view, globalization is less comparable to programs of a top-down neoliberal egalitarianism, imperialism and terror war. Moreover, the use of youth and youth involvement in such movements encouraged incorporation of modern media such as the internet in coordination of protests, passing out messages and manifestation of counter politics and cultures. It is therefore true to attest that anti-globalization movements’ correlation to modern technology is contesting, complex and contradicting in particular features.
A number of antiglobalization protests have reportedly been staged in various cities in the world ahead of major meetings involving economic policy makers such as the World Trade Organization, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (Held 78). They have as well staged protests amid international conferences such as Davis World Economic Forum and G8 Summits. They do this as they perceive such meetings and forums as a major boost to expansion and potential planning of unmerited globalization. In the United States of America, upon the September 11 aftermath, antiglobalization movements have continually attacked militarists’ policies of Bush and Blair governments as