In the final session of the People's Summit, April 21st, French farmer Jose Bove, well-known for his 1999 bulldozing of a McDonald's restaurant in France, spoke to an overflow crowd. Also speaking was Council of Canadians vice chair Tony Clarke who strongly condemned the development of the "corporate security state."
Important stories and photos of arrests, gassing, assaults and bravery in the face of massive police oppression. This zine shows the power and beauty in what demonstrators did last weekend, as well as the horror.
We hope you print off a few copies of this and distribute it in your community as a fundraiser for those arrested and illegally detained in Quebec.
U.S. gasoline prices have soared to their highest level in more than a decade.Most oil and energy companies are reporting record earnings in their recent quarterly reports.
Most consumers in the United States are paying record high prices for energy.
Behind a 2.4 mile long concrete and wire fence, leaders from every nation in the hemisphere, except for Cuba gathered in Quebec City for the Summit of the Americas April 20-22 to negotiate the Free Trade Area of the Americas.
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Maude Barlow, chairwoman of the Council of Canadians, who explains why her group opposes FTAA and describes the extraordinary security measures put in place by the Canadian government in anticipation of the tens of thousands of demonstrators coming to Quebec City.