Solidarity was the word during Quebec, also demonstrated internationally by solidarity actions. Now, as related meetings move to more obscure places we shouldn't forget. Think globally - act locally, right? Well, besides looking up officials to contact at FTAA2005.com you can also check out the FTAA consulting page and register for their conference.
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Frances Fox Piven, distinguished professor of political science and sociology at the graduate school of the City University of New York who asserts that the Bush Administration's proposed budget will redistribute wealth from the poor and middle class to the most affluent sector of society.
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.