Culture Clash

Inspiring anger, not peace

The professed purpose of the 600 women who began camping out on a 52-acre farm in the Finger Lakes region of New York State on July 4 was to protest the storage of nuclear weapons at the nearby Seneca Army Depot. Calling themselves the Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice, the women, mostly white, well educated and feminist, sought to pattern their demonstration after the Women's Peace Camp protest at England's Greenham Common, a projected site for U.S. cruise missiles. There, several thousand women have assembled,...

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