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POLITICAL PRISONERS AND ACCUSED PROTESTORS OF
THE SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS NEED YOUR HELP!
America's heads of state with their army of cops have left Quebec
City, leaving dozens of people still imprisoned in Orsainville jail.
Help support them with funds
and political pressure.
International Days of Action May 22-24!
|What is the FTAA and Corporate Globalization?
The Free Trade
Area of Americas (FTAA) is an international business deal, disguised
as a proposed treaty, that would create the world's
largest free market zone
affecting 650 million people and
$9 trillion in capital.
wrong with the FTAA?
The FTAA allows corporations
to bypass democratically
or worker protection laws, increasing corporate power
endangering the lives of millions of people, disproportionately
affecting women and people of color.
The FTAA threatens to commodify our lives by turning over
the control of our schools, electricity, water, and food to corporations
whose only interest is more profit.
The FTAA is being negotiated in secret. Initiated in 1994
by the 34 countries of North and South America (excluding Cuba),
governments have included the business sector in FTAA talks every
step of the way, but have kept the text of the treaty secret from
regular people and their elected representatives. 50 members of
the US House of Representatives have written to the Bush administration
demanding that the text
For more examples of what's wrong with
the system corporate globalization hurts nearly every sector of
society, it paradoxically offers the possibility of uniting broad
sectors into a mass movement capable of not only stopping the FTAA,
but creating radical social change. The history of the international
movement against globalization shows the challenges, but also the
possibilities of globalizing human need, not corporate greed. By
reclaiming control over our daily lives through community and mass
action we can overcome. The movement for direct democracy has already
STOP THE COMODIFICATION OF OUR LIVES!
More about the FTAA
FTAA has not yet been defeated. The presence of thousands of people
in the streets of Quebec City and in other cities throughout the
Americas illuminated the FTAA for all to see it for what it really
is, but the struggle is far from over. We have the power to stop
global trade and corporate elitism by organizing and educating ourselves
so that we can topple the philosophy of greed and replace it with
our own vision for the future. What do you want to do to stop the
More about Ongoing Organizing Efforts against the FTAA
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Local Organizing and Links | FTAA
Release All Political Prisoners!!
Singh has been released!!!
in your teddy bear for an AK47!
Demand Conjugal Visits for all Political Prisoners!
to Turn Themselves in to Authorities
Police Holding Innocent Man, they claim
"Free Jaggi" Rally on Mayday in SF
Singh Denied Bail
in Quebec City
Learn how the FTAA, NAFTA and corperate globalization
threatens women, workers, indigenous people, and the environment.
Web Page for
the World Bank actions in Barcelona
Tear gas &
your health in Quebec
Let's get the
U.S.A. kicked out of FTAA for violating the Democracy clause!
Release the Text Actions in Ottawa
the Text Actions in SF
CLAC General Assembly
Mohawks call for "Day of Rage"
unfurl large banner "End Corporate Rule" in Buffalo
Faith Buses to
Action in Montreal
City of Santa
Cruz passess resolution denouncing the FTAA!
April protests against
the FTAA in Argentina
U.S. Trade Representative
Sued for Hiding Document
Thousands to be without
shelter during the Summit of the Americas
Join or Form a
Regional FTAA Planning Meeting in Buffalo, NY
Web of Solidarity: A feminist action against globalisation
Council Statement on FTAA
Education Not Globalization:
STARC's Project Cluster to Defeat the (FTAA)
to be Present in Quebec City
Convergence for the FTAA Mobilization
Mobilization Points of Unity/Call to Action
Action: Peace Arch Coalition Formed: No Way FTAA