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Democracy set to take another blow
09 Apr 2001
At the upcoming Summit of the Americas 34 heads of state from the western hemisphere will gather to negotiate a trade agreement never seen by their citizens or even their elected representatives. The FTAA has profound implications for human rights, social services, the environment and labor. With secretative negotiations set to take place behind two walls in Quebec City Canada on April 21-22, it's no suprise that thousands of concerned citizens will be out to protest.
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Free Trade News: To print or not to print?
09 Apr 2001
In Canada, news about the WTO and free trade is consistently published. The same is not true here in Boston, however. The Boston Globe has barely covered the upcoming Summit of the Americas or the FTAA which will be the topic of dicussion.
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Cambridge City Council Urged to Stop Buying WB Bonds
09 Apr 2001
Boston-based Bankbusters is pressuring Cambridge City Council to promise to never purchase WB bonds again.
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Native Resistance
09 Apr 2001
Indigenous communities are fighting back against the corporate globalization.
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FTAA: Opens borders to capital and closes them for people
09 Apr 2001
Why the flow of goods across borders has dramatically increased with NAFTA and the WTO, the flow of people has been increasingly restricted.
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FTAA & the Ongoing Farm Crisis
09 Apr 2001
Find out why free trade is ravaging rural communities throughout the Americas.
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Privatizing the Public
09 Apr 2001
The FTAA is expected to drastically reduce the amount of money nations can spend on social services.
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A Sordid Tale of Death and Profits
09 Apr 2001
How Trade Policies and Now FTAA Threaten Millions Living with AIDS.
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FTAA: Unraveling Environmental Regulations
09 Apr 2001
The FTTA is set to dismantle environmental regs in the Western Hemisphere.
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Globalization & Boston's Housing Crisis
09 Apr 2001
Boston's housing crisis has reached monumental proporations despite the "properperous" economy. Find out who's benefiting and who's not.
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