Hello! You are part of a community of millions who seek out Democracy Now! for ad-free daily news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines. Maybe you come for our in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power and lift up the voices of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We produce all of this news at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation. We do this without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How? This model of news depends on support from viewers and listeners like you. Today, less than 1% of our visitors support Democracy Now! with a donation each year. If even 3% of our website visitors donated just $12 per month, we could cover our basic operating expenses for a year. Pretty amazing right? If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make a monthly contribution.

Your Donation: $
Thursday, April 12, 2001 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: The FBI Steps Up Raids and Surveillance the Earth...

Maxxam Corp. Hits Activists with Slap Suit

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
This is viewer supported news

MAXXAM Corp. owns some of the most intact ancient Douglas fir forests in the Northwest. For the last 150 days,activists have been occupying the forests. Maxxam has now struck back with a slap suit.


  • Alicia Littletree, Earth First! organizer from Northern California.

Related links:

Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

This is viewer supported news