The promise by Tony Blair, Scotland Yard and Ken
Livingstone, the Mayor of London, of a ,"zero tolerance,"
policy to ensure that the city stays open is
regarded as a challenge by the
50 members of the Harvard Living Wage Campaign entered a Harvard administrative building Wednesday, April 17 to demand a living wage of at least $10.25/hr plus benefits for all Harvard employees. The students are currently in Day 7 of the sit-in. The administration is still refusing to negotiate.
Portland, Oregon Police attack a house party on what some feel is an escalation of the international “anarchist witchhunt” that has been ongoing since the WTO, and two days later, police fatally shoot a Latino man.