In New York, thousands protest the World Economic Forum. In Porto Alegre, thousands convene their own World Social Forum. Democracy Now! broadcast a two-hour special on Saturday, February 2. Democracy Now! was live at the Waldorf Astoria. Inside, 3,000 of the world’s business and corporate elite discussed the global economy. Outside, protestors demanded economic models that promote social equity and environmental sustainability.
- Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! and Aniruddha Das host of WBAI’s Asia-Pacific Forum.