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The Turtles, at the Capitol 04.12.00 no.1
by Mike Flugennock 11:14am Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: 202.547.6217 flugennock@sinkers.org
The Turtles! So Happy Together, at the labor rights rally against trade with mainland China, 04.12.00.


The Turtles, at the Capitol 04.12.00 no.1 (picture)

www.sinkers.org

 
U.S. GOVíT CLOSES DOWN VENUE OF FILIPINO-LED FORUM AGAINST IMF-WB
by People's Campaign Against Imperialist Global 10:48am Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: (63-2) 435-9151 bayan@iname.com
The Peopleís Campaign Against Imperialist Globalization (PCAIG) today
deplored
the U.S. government for causing the closure of a university hall where
U.S.-based Filipinos and other people of color were to hold a symposium
in
line
with the protests surrounding the Spring Meeting of the International
Monetary
Fund and World Bank in Washington D.C.

U.S. GOVíT CLOSES DOWN VENUE OF FILIPINO-LED FORUM AGAINST IMF-WB
www.bigfoot.com/~bayan-phils

 
Love and Rage in Seattle: the Day the WTO Stood Still
by John Tarleton 8:17am Wed Apr 12 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
The classic story from the frontlines of the mass resistance that shut down the WTO on November 30, 1999. Now includes a German translation.

Love and Rage in Seattle: the Day the WTO Stood Still
www.cybertraveler.or g/wto.html

 
A16 Activists Rally Against Military Aid to Colombia
by John Tarleton 8:11am Wed Apr 12 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
Colombia has one of the world's worst human rights records and the Clinton Administration is seeking to reward it with a massive $1.7 billion military aid package. Colombian President Andres Pastrana came to Washington yesterday to plead his case. He was greeted by protesters chanting "No more arms. No more oil. No more blood on U'wa soil!"

A16 Activists Rally Against Military Aid to Colombia
www.cybertr aveler.org/a16_columbia.html

 
World Bank Climbers Deliver a Message; Fluster the Police
by John Tarleton 7:58am Wed Apr 12 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
With skill and daring, seven activists caught the police flat-footed Monday morning and delivered an important message about the World Bank and Global Warming.

World Bank Climbers Deliver a Message; Fluster the Police
www.cybertr aveler.org/a16_climbers.html

 

Puppet-Maker
by Michael Bayly 2:18pm Wed Apr 12 '00
hangingrock@hotmail.com
Jason works on the "machine of the new global economy" at the Convergence Center. This and many other props will be used in Sunday's Festival of Resistance.


Puppet-Maker (picture)

www.isd.ne t/mbayly/facesofresistance.htm

 
Jubilee March to the Capitol
by Brian Klocke 2:17pm Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: (303)543-9518 klockeb@coorado.edu
Thousands march to form a human chain around the capitol building on April 9th.


Jubilee March to the Capitol (picture)

 
Cancel the Debt Now!
by Brian Klocke 2:13pm Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: (303)543-9518 klockeb@colorado.edu
Several thousand people at the Jubilee 2000 rally say cancel the debt now!


Cancel the Debt Now! (picture)

 
FMLN supporters at Jubilee 2000 rally
by Brian Klocke 2:07pm Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: (303)543-9518 klockeb@colorado.edu
Viva la FMLN!


FMLN supporters at Jubilee 2000 rally (picture)

 
Birds of Freedom not Corporate Birds of Prey
by Brian Klocke 1:56pm Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: (303)543-9518 klockeb@colorado.edu
Brids of Freedom flying in the capitol at the Jubilee 2000 rally on Sunday.


Birds of Freedom not Corporate Birds of Prey (picture)

 

Unionists Protest China's Most Favored Nation Status
by feefe of fife 1:05pm Wed Apr 12 '00
Washington D.C. Protest

Unioni sts Protest China's Most Favored Nation Status
 
chemical cops: tear gas and pepper spray can be deadly. ho one is protecting the
by terry j. alllen 1:03pm Wed Apr 12 '00
address: 44 old brooklyn rd, richmond, vt 05477 phone: 802-434-3767 tallen@igc.org
reprinted from in these times cover story, the article documents the long and short-term effects of chemical weapons used in seattle and stockpiled in dc.

chemic al cops: tear gas and pepper spray can be deadly. ho one is protecting the (full story)
 
Anti-Corporate Jester
by Brian Klocke 12:33pm Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: (303)543-9518 klockeb@colorado.edu
The anti-corporate jester entertains the Jubilee 2000 Rally crowd on April 10, 2000.


Anti-Corporate Jester (picture)

 
POLICE HARRASS ACTIVISTS; CONFISCATE LITERATURE
by Michael Chameides 12:13pm Wed Apr 12 '00
address: Bard College; Annandale, NY 12504 phone: 914-752-4005 mc753@bard.edu
Cops harrass activists. Undercover police follow activists and pull them over. After questioning them, yelling at them, they confiscate literature.

POLICE HARRASS ACTIVISTS; CONFISCATE LITERATURE
 
Labor Converges on the Capitol
by Brian Klocke 11:28am Wed Apr 12 '00
address: 325 32nd St, Boulder CO 80303 phone: (303)543-9518 klockeb@colorado.edu
This is a picture of the April 12, 2000 labor rally at the Capitol. An estimated 10,000 people were in attendance to say no to normalized trade relations with China.


Labor Converges on the Capitol (picture)

 

Labor Converges on the Capitol
by Brian Klocke 11:28am Wed Apr 12 '00
address: 325 32nd St, Boulder CO 80303 phone: (303)543-9518 klockeb@colorado.edu
This is a picture of the April 12, 2000 labor rally at the Capitol. An estimated 10,000 people were in attendance to say no to normalized trade relations with China.


Labor Converges on the Capitol (picture)

 
Dolphins For Buchanan, at the Capitol 04.12.00
by Mike Flugennock 11:21am Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: 202.547.6217 flugennock@sinkers.org
Once again, dolphins show their amazing intelligence by clearly understanding that the issues highlighted by today's rally aren't issues of "right" versus "left".


Dolphins For Buchanan, at the Capitol 04.12.00 (picture and one comment)

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The Turtles, at the Capitol 04.12.00 no.2
by Mike Flugennock 11:17am Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: 202.547.6217 flugennock@sinkers.org
The Turtles, so Happy Together! At the labor rights rally for human/worker rights in China, Capitol Hill 04.12.00.


The Turtles, at the Capitol 04.12.00 no.2 (picture)

www.sinkers.org

 
The Turtles, at the Capitol 04.12.00 no.1
by Mike Flugennock 11:14am Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: 202.547.6217 flugennock@sinkers.org
The Turtles! So Happy Together, at the labor rights rally against trade with mainland China, 04.12.00.


The Turtles, at the Capitol 04.12.00 no.1 (picture)

www.sinkers.org

 
U.S. GOVíT CLOSES DOWN VENUE OF FILIPINO-LED FORUM AGAINST IMF-WB
by People's Campaign Against Imperialist Global 10:48am Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: (63-2) 435-9151 bayan@iname.com
The Peopleís Campaign Against Imperialist Globalization (PCAIG) today
deplored
the U.S. government for causing the closure of a university hall where
U.S.-based Filipinos and other people of color were to hold a symposium
in
line
with the protests surrounding the Spring Meeting of the International
Monetary
Fund and World Bank in Washington D.C.

U.S. GOVíT CLOSES DOWN VENUE OF FILIPINO-LED FORUM AGAINST IMF-WB
www.bigfoot.com/~bayan-phils

 

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A16 Activists Rally Against Military Aid to Colombia
by John Tarleton 8:11am Wed Apr 12 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
Colombia has one of the world's worst human rights records and the Clinton Administration is seeking to reward it with a massive $1.7 billion military aid package. Colombian President Andres Pastrana came to Washington yesterday to plead his case. He was greeted by protesters chanting "No more arms. No more oil. No more blood on U'wa soil!"

A16 Activists Rally Against Military Aid to Colombia
www.cybertr aveler.org/a16_columbia.html

 
World Bank Climbers Deliver a Message; Fluster the Police
by John Tarleton 7:58am Wed Apr 12 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
With skill and daring, seven activists caught the police flat-footed Monday morning and delivered an important message about the World Bank and Global Warming.

World Bank Climbers Deliver a Message; Fluster the Police
www.cybertr aveler.org/a16_climbers.html

 
cops admit to cancer agent in tear gas
by si mitchell 7:58am Wed Apr 12 '00
antidote11@angelfire.com
seattle PD used a known cell mutating, coma causing, carcinogen as a solvent for their cn gas used against peaceful protesters in seattle n30

cops admit to cancer agent in tear gas
www.squall.co.uk

 
World Bank Members Deliver a Message; Fluster Police
by John Tarleton 7:54am Wed Apr 12 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
With skill and daring, a group of seven activists caught the police flat-footed on Monday morning and delivered an important message about the World Bank and global warming.

World Bank Members Deliver a Message; Fluster Police
www.cybertr aveler.org/a16_climbers.html

 
SHANK THE BANK
by feefe of fife 7:06am Wed Apr 12 '00
The Direct Action Movement is building Momentum

SHANK THE BANK
 

SHANK THE BANK
by feefe of fife 7:06am Wed Apr 12 '00
The Direct Action Movement is building Momentum

SHANK THE BANK
 
Protest at Colombian Embassy
by IMC 6:52am Wed Apr 12 '00
phone: 732-548-8542 imc@braidwood.net
Protesters at Colombian Embassy call attention to human rights and environmental abuses and denounce the proposed $1.6 billion foreign aid package being considered by the US Congress.

Protest at Colombian Embassy (video: realvideo)
 
free radical: SHUTDOWN REDUX
by L.A. Kauffman 11:16pm Tue Apr 11 '00
lak@free-radical.org
As opponents of corporate rule gather for the A16 protests in Washington, D.C., they will unwittingly reprise the largest and least remembered civil disobedience protest ever: Mayday 1971, in which over 13,000 people were arrested while trying to shut down the U.S. government in protest against the Vietnam War

free radical: SHUTDOWN REDUX (full story)
www.free-radical.org

 
A16 Revolutionary Anti-Capitalist Bloc
by RACB 6:43pm Tue Apr 11 '00
Do not let the blows against this capitalist system cease! From the streets of Seattle, to Washington, DC, may our resistance be as transnational as capital!

A16 Revolutionary Anti-Capitalist Bloc (full story)
www.infoshop.org/o cto/a16_a.html

 
Robert Naiman on IMF/World Bank History and Basics
by Liam Kirsher 5:54pm Tue Apr 11 '00
phone: 415-509-6822 liam@numenet.com
Robert Naiman, of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, discusses the history of the IMF and World Bank, the evolution of their economic policies, and the disastrous consequences that have ensued.
Held at "St. Stephen and the Incarnation" in Washington, D.C., on April 10, 2000.
Length: 49 minutes.

Robert Naiman on IMF/World Bank History and Basics (sound: realaudio)
Robert Naiman on IMF/World Bank History and Basics (sound: mp3 @ 11.7 megs)
 

"More World, Less Bank" : One Ingredient
by Don Ogden 2:49pm Tue Apr 11 '00
ahearnaa@aol.com
We DO have ongoing alternative models to cut-throat global corporate domination of life on Earth. All we need to do is support them! (a commentary)

" More World, Less Bank" : One Ingredient
 
The IMF-World Bank's "Economic Medicine"
by Michel Chossudovsky 10:52am Tue Apr 11 '00
phone: 617 9696865 emperors1000@aol.com
Through the imposition of deadly economic medicine, the IMF and the World Bank are responsible for destroying national economies and impoverishing millions of people.

The IMF-World Bank's "Economic Medicine" (full story)
 
Puppets vs. Police: An Uneasy Start to IMF Protests
by John Tarleton 4:22pm Mon Apr 10 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
On Saturday, IMF/World Bank protesters and the DC Police began an elaborate dance that will culminate with massive demonstrations on April 16th.

Puppet s vs. Police: An Uneasy Start to IMF Protests
www.cybertra veler.org/a16_puppets.html

 
Protest Hits a High Note in Montgomery Co. Schools
by John Tarleton 4:15pm Mon Apr 10 '00
cybertraveler@zilch.net
School officials in Montgomery County in suburban Washington, D.C. have been tearing down A16 posters at a furious rate. On Friday, student activists responded with a raucous and colorful protest in front of the school district's administration building. Photos included.

Protes t Hits a High Note in Montgomery Co. Schools
www.cybertrav eler.org/a16_school.html

 
Direct Action Gets Secret Service, Police Response
by Chloe Frommer 4:10pm Mon Apr 10 '00
The Mobilization for Global Justiceís direct action began this morning with seven activists arrested at the World Bank headquarters. They were arrested just after 9 a.m., after two members climbed cabling on the World Bank to hang a poster, and five chained themselves to a Ryder pick-up truck Ė obstructing automobile traffic on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Direct Action Gets Secret Service, Police Response (full story)
 

New Pyramids of democracy
by Vigdor Schreibman 3:49pm Mon Apr 10 '00
address: 18 - 9th Street NE Apt #206, Washington, DC 2000-6042 phone: 202-547-8715 fins2000@EarthLink.net
Article (in hypertext format) addresses the use of the widely popular symbol of the Egyptian Pyramid
to mislead the people about capitalist development and organization with suggestions for how to turn
this symbolism around to advance the cause of democratic sustainability

New Pyramids of democracy (full story)
sunsite.utk.edu/FINS/News_Columns/Fins- N...

 
Colonizing the World's Economy
by Lenora Foerstel 12:05pm Mon Apr 10 '00
foerstel@aol.com
After World War II, direct colonialism was replaced with a new globalized economy, set forth by the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, which gave birth to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the International Trade Organization.

Coloni zing the World's Economy (full story)
 
No Gas Banner
by imc- eddie becker 11:58am Mon Apr 10 '00
Activists lock down and unfurl a banner at the World Bank building. They are demanding no more World Bank funds for gas or oil projects. 4/10 9:30am


No Gas Banner (picture)

 
no gas banner
by imc/eddie becker 11:43am Mon Apr 10 '00
Activists lock down and unfurl a banner at the World Bank building. They are demanding no more World Bank funds for gas or oil projects. 4/10 9:30am


no gas banner (picture)

 
More Kickoff Rally pix
by J. Buckley 8:02pm Sun Apr 9 '00
There's a gallery of a bunch of these photos at the URL below.


More Kickoff Rally pix (picture)

www.dirtpatch .com/jbuckley/stuff.html

 

A Public Service Announcement
by Dirtpatch 7:57pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Here's a campy little low-fi PSA we recorded. We were going for a slightly warped elementary school filmstrip soundrack sound. It's in 128kbps MP3, 1:56min, 1.76mb

A Public Service Announcement (sound: mp3 @ 1.9 megs)
www.dirtpatch.com

 
A Public Service Announcement
by Dirtpatch 7:49pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Here's a campy little low-fi PSA we recorded. We were going for a slightly warped elementary school filmstrip soundrack sound. It's in 56k RealAudio, 1:56min, 436k

A Public Service Announcement (sound: realaudio)
www.dirtpatch.com

A Public Service Announcement (sound: mp3 @ 1.9 megs)
www.dirtpatch.com

 
A16 Kickoff Rally Photos
by J. Buckley 7:34pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Some photos from the A16 kickoff rally on Sat.


A16 Kickoff Rally Photos (picture)

www.dirtpatch .com/jbuckley/stuff.html

 
3 Killed in Bolivia Protest
by peter myhre 5:58pm Sun Apr 9 '00
3 people were reported killed in Bolivia in separate clashes after police, armed with machine guns, rubber bullets and tear gas were deployed in several cities to quell a week of riots over rising water rates, uneployment and other economic problems

3 Killed in Bolivia Protest (full story and one comment)
www.cnn.com/2000/WORLD/americas/04/09/bo...
 
A&R "Flock" Flies High Over J2K Marchers
by Mike Flugennock, flugennock@sinkers.org 2:13pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Thousands converge on the Capitol to form a human chain calling for the cancellation of Third World debt, 04.09.00. The Art&Revolution message bird puppets are out in force.


A&R "Flock" Flies High Over J2K Marchers (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 

J2K Human Chain marchers approach Capitol, 04.09.00
by Mike Flugennock, flugennock@sinkers.org 2:10pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Thousands of concerned citizens converge to form a human chain around the Capitol, calling for the cancellation of Third World debt by the IMF, World Bank and US Treasury.


J2K Human Chain marchers approach Capitol, 04.09.00 (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 
Art&Revolution bird puppets at J2K Rally, Wash DC 04.09.00
by Mike Flugennock, flugennock@sinkers.org 2:05pm Sun Apr 9 '00
The famous Art&Revolution message bird puppets "representin'" for the West Coast at J2K.


Art&Revolution bird puppets at J2K Rally, Wash DC 04.09.00 (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 
Labor Party contingent at Jubiliee 2000 rally, Wash DC 04.09.00
by Mike Flugennock, flugennock@sinkers.org 2:02pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Labor Party members, including Chris from the A16 Mobe, turn out at the J2K Rally. Your reporter later joined them in hissing the Clinton/Gore flunkie who schmoozed his way in with a message from the AL2000 Unit itself.


Labor Party contingent at Jubiliee 2000 rally, Wash DC 04.09.00 (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 
A Memorial to the Crushing Third World Debt
by Mike Flugennock, flugennock@sinkers.org 1:59pm Sun Apr 9 '00
The Washington Monument? A gravestone? What the hell _is_ it?


A Memorial to the Crushing Third World Debt (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 
"Jubilee 2000", the Capitol, Wash DC 04.09.00
by flugennock@sinkers.org 1:55pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Thousands of concerned citizens gather at the Capitol to "proclaim Jubilee" for Global South debt cancellation.


"Jubilee 2000", the Capitol, Wash DC 04.09.00 (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 

"Jubilee 2000", the Capitol, Wash DC 04.09.00
by flugennock@sinkers.org 1:55pm Sun Apr 9 '00
Thousands of concerned citizens gather at the Capitol to "proclaim Jubilee" for Global South debt cancellation.


"Jubilee 2000", the Capitol, Wash DC 04.09.00 (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 
IMF and World Bank Programs Hurt Women
by Jill Hopke: jehopke@students.wisce.edu 8:22am Sun Apr 9 '00
Interview with Medea Benjamin, of Global Exchange, on the effects of IMF and World Bank programs on women (4:24).

IM F and World Bank Programs Hurt Women (sound: realaudio)
 
cop restrains would-be street crosser
by flugennock@sinkers.org 9:17pm Sat Apr 8 '00
On the Puppet Parade to Malcolm X Park, 04.08.00. This DC cop absolutely insists that this guy stay on the permitted route, gets attitudinal about it.


cop restrains would-be street crosser (picture)

www.sinkers.org/a16

 
big evil suit puppets march to Malcolm X Park no.2
by flugennock@sinkers.org 9:11pm Sat Apr 8 '00
If Camdessus, Wolfensohn and Moore were the Three Stooges, which Stooge would Wolfensohn be? I'm trying to think, but nothing happens!


big evil suit puppets march to Malcolm X Park no.2 (picture)

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big evil suit puppets march to malcolm x park
by flugennock@sinkers.org 9:02pm Sat Apr 8 '00
Marchers wearing puppets representing the presidents of the IMF, World Bank and WTO on the procession from the convergence space to Malcolm X Park for the free concert.


big evil suit puppets march to malcolm x park (picture)

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