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Peace First by Abu Ala, Uri Savir

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CHAPTER THREEParticipatory Peace and Glocalization

GLOBALIZATION WAS CELEBRATED AS THE PEACE OF OUR generation. It promised a world without borders, a global village in which communication, travel, trade, and consumption would be universal. By wearing jeans, eating at McDonald’s, and watching MTV, the people of the world could reconcile under the umbrella of a single megaculture and advance a common experience of peace and prosperity.

True, globalization has produced important achievements in the developed world as well as in Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, but it has not created the anticipated paradise. The blanket of globalization simply did not cover everyone. Much of the world’s population remains deeply entrenched in poverty, ...

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