Thursday, October 19, 2000

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  • Corporate Catering On Those 'Dam' Projects

    On Sunday, 5000 women from 157 countries came together to march in Washington, DC against increasing violence and poverty worldwide. They marched in front of the World Bank and IMF offices in Washington DC. In New York on Tuesday the women also marched, ending their march with a presentation before the United Nations voicing their concerns against the corporations and institutions that are attempting to put them on the streets.

  • Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy

    If Michael Moore were doing this next story he would be taking his camera down to Wall Street to throw a wedding party. Why? Well two corporate media giants are merging. AOL Online will take Time Warner Inc to be its lawfully wedded partner.

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