marchers fill the streets of Ottawa's city center during G20
Movement Changes After September 11,
to story. (5:56)
Since September 11, expressing dissent toward the policies
of the U.S. government and its allies has been a tricky business.
Some people have called criticism of government policies anti-patriotic.
weekend's demonstrations in Ottawa against the meetings of
the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the G20
finance ministers were the first anti-globalization protests
since the terror attacks. Earlier this year, protests against
free trade meetings in Quebec City turned violent, as thousands
of police faced thousands of protesters.
Sommerstein was on the streets of Ottawa to ask demonstrators
how the anti-globalization movement has changed since September
activists often wear bright colors and costumes at demonstrations.
These women call themselves "The Raging Grannies".
They've become a mainstay at anti-globalization protests in
them sing. (Real 2:07)
Self-proclaimed anarchists, some from Montreal-based Black Bloc,
huddle before the march.
After a tense scuffle with police clad in riot gear, anarchists
are allowed to continue along the march course.