fix articles 68368, antiglobalization
Ecoanarchists help reclaim southcentral farm (tags)
The destructive bulldozer raid by real estate developer Ralph HorowitzCo. & LA Sheriffs' on LA's southcentral community farm only resulted in strengthening the resistance and improved networking between sc campesino farmers, ecoanarchists and permaculture communities..
Five Years After WTO Protests: Seattle Weekly Trashes Anti-Globalization Movement (tags)
The media spin cycle leading up to major anti-globalization protests has become so predictable that activists have been forced to come up with better media strategies to keep up with the lies and disinformation. The mainstream media starts the cycle several months in advance with articles and coverage about the upcoming summit and accompanying protests.
FBI Shuts Down 20 Antiwar Web Sites: An Unprecedented Act of Internet Censorship (tags)
The US government move to shut down nearly two dozen antiwar, anti-globalization web sites on October 7 is an unprecedented exercise of police power against political dissent on the Internet. The World Socialist Web Site denounces the attack on the Indymedia sites and demands a halt to all such attempts at suppressing political criticism of the US government.
Scott Ritter speaking in LA Saturday, Dec. 13th (tags)
Perhaps LA Sound Pose or someone else might get the Scott Ritter presentation on tape for those of us not local - but for local folks, here's the info
Protesters Should Love WTO (tags)
Why the anti-globalization movement should try to disrupt the work of the World Trade Organization is a mystery to me. Instead, they should learn to love corporations like McDonald's.
Anti-globalization Protesters Star in New Novel (tags)
Addressing the lack of fictional literature written from a non-mainstream point-of-view, a Cambridge, Masachusetts novelist and activist has come out with "American Dream." The back cover of the new paperback novel reads: "Meet Wheatgrass Man and his 'older single dude crowd,' soldiers in the anti-globalization protest movement. From their vantage point in Central Square, 'Mental Square,' Cambridge, they grapple with Love in the Age of E-Mail Romance, while struggling to survive the gentrification of their neighborhood..."
Questions of Life and Death (tags)
"Many politicians lack a moral imperative today. They act as though they have no options because the economy dictates conditions. This is not true. Politicians can still make decisions in the interests of many, not in the interests of a few.." From German
Libertarian Links Free Trade to Freedom, Peace (tags)
Palmer, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, said anti-globalization activists are missing the bigger picture. By way of analogy, Palmer referred to Homer’s Odyssey saying that Homer is telling the reader that "the cyclops is a savage because he doesn’t trade. He lives in the preferred world of the anti-globalization activists."
Anarchists Break from ANSWER protest (tags)
Islam rejecting globalization - and Jews and Israel (tags)
[...] It bears mention that not just Islamic extremists, but also leftist movements' activities in the west against globalization rely on a strident anti-Israeli ideology which periodically lapses into outright demonstrations of anti-Semitism. For instance, Becker reports that in many anti-globalization rallies protesters carry placards that compare Israel to Nazi Germany [...]
Bush in Paris (4) (tags)
This Parisian carries a sign in English that refers to Bush's foreknowledge of 9-11. Many Americans living in Paris joined the anti-Bush march... some even forming a contingent that marched behind a banner reading "Americans Against Bush." Photo by JJ Méric.
Bush in Paris (3) (tags)
One French demonstrator carries a mock U.S. Flag made up of the countries invaded or bombed by Washington over the years. Photo by JJ Méric.
Bush in Paris (1) (tags)
These Women are part of a large demonstration against the Death Penalty as it's practiced in the United States. Note that one of the Women carries a Poster of Native American Political Prisoner, Leonard Peltier. Another Women wears a button of Mumia Abu Jamal, the African American Activist/Journalist who sits on Death Row. Photo by Photo by JJ Méric.
Bono, the New Poster Boy for Globalization (tags)
NPR State Radio just aired a report stating that Bono of the band U2 agrees with the conditions that the IMF and the World Bank set before an already raped and pillaged nation can get a loan.
Nigeria Thumbs Nose at IMF, Globalization (tags)
A victory for the anti-globalization movement! Nigeria has announced it will withdraw from the IMF and underscored the move by slapping big tariffs on foreign goods. Let's show them our support by buying Nigerian!
Chomsky Blasts WEF From Brazil (tags)
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - Noam Chomsky arrived here for the World Social Forum (WSF) and immediately blasted the World Economic Forum (WEF) in New York as power-hogging, anti-global, and linked to "crude and vulgar" exploitation of the September 11 attacks.
Former Clinton Staffer Debates Anti-Globalization Activists in San Diego (tags)
UCSD Professor Dr. Richard Feinberg, a former advisor to the Clinton Administration on trade issues, debated four anti-globalization activists at the August 31 San Diego Action Network meeting on the topic, "NAFTA and FTAA: Good or Bad for San Diego?"
Hanged Effigies Kick Off Expected Wave of G8 Demos (tags)
Dummies hang from a crane in Genoa July 19, 2001 as anti-globalization demonstrators gather in Genoa to launch protests during the upcoming G8 Summit. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters)
An Ever-Developing Anti-Globalization Movement Prepares for Genoa Summit (tags)
The biggest anti-globalization gathering in history will demand their voice be heard from the leaders of the seven richest industrial powers plus Russia, during the meeting from July 20-22.
THE REAL CAUSE OF THE ANTI-GLOBALISATION RIOTS (tags)
I came across this news report today, which presents yet more clear and unmistakable evidence of how the anti-globalisation riots are orchestrated by the very forces that are imposing globalisation on the world. It's another problem-reaction-solution.
SAN FRANCISCO RALLIES AGAINST FTAA (tags)
Updates re: SF rally
CANADIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE ON ANTI-GLOBALIZATION (tags)
CANADIAN SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE ON ANTI-GLOBALIZATION