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Friday, April 20, 2001

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  • Demonstrators Air Grievances; Caravan On Mohawk Land Turns Back Until "No One Is Left Behind"

    Yesterday, anti-corporate globalization activists found a creative way to "air" their grievances over Quebec City.They took off in a single engine plane from Vermont and flew under radar through Canada and skirted the "securityperimeter" in Quebec City where the summit is being held. Along the route they dropped thousands of leaflets from theplane decrying the disastrous impact of free trade agreements on democracy and the environment.

  • Ring of Steel Surrounds Leaders at Ftaa Summit; As Protesters Gather

    A ring of steel, unprecedented levels of security and tens of thousands of protesters will greet 34 leaders fromnations across the Americas today when they open a three-day summit in Quebec City. President Bush will arrive today.

  • Mike Davis Speaks Out Against Ftaa

    Davis, author and activist, and a former meat cutter and long distance truck driver, now teaches at SUNY, Stonybrook.The author of "City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles" and the forthcoming "Late Victorian Holocausts:El Nino, Famine, and the Making of the Third World," he spoke in New York at a rally at Judson Memorial Church.