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Apr 24, 2001

Testimonial of a Quebec City Street Medic

Sara Ahronheim
On Friday night we ended up under siege in our medical clinic as the cops advanced down Cote D'Abraham, firing rounds and rounds of tear gas. The air was so contaminated that we had to breathe throug
News
Apr 22, 2001

Why Don't You Take a Picture?

Judy MacDonald
Saturday, police arrested one news photographer, and levelled a rubber bullet at another's chest.
News
Apr 22, 2001

Policing the People in Quebec

Judy Rebick
Some demonstrators fought police. Others didn't. It made little difference. When people sang and held up peace signs, riot police approached from two sides, trapping the group. After only one warning
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Apr 22, 2001

An Arching Peace in Vancouver

Jessie Smith
Anti-FTAA activists weren't just in Quebec City. At the Washington-B.C. border, demonstrators could kick back and have a good time. Call it a millennial Be-In.
News
Apr 22, 2001

Men Find Their Voice

Sierra Bacquie
rabble's intrepid reporter gets the goods on Monday's fearless launch of "audio testosterone - the aural fix Toronto has Been Waiting For." Mojo Radio claims to be "the world's first Talk Radio stati
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Apr 21, 2001

We Were All the Black Bloc

Alan O'Connor
The police were still doing their little baby steps forward. Many of the protesters had been at other demonstrations, and were not intimidated. Every now and again, there was a determined chant: "Who
News
Apr 21, 2001

Going to the Fence

Judy Rebick
Most media attention is on the perimeter breach, and it was an impressive action. First a few, then more, climbed up the chain-link fence and, in a rocking action, pushed it down. By my watch it took
News
Apr 21, 2001

The Fight for the Americas

Maude Barlow
It's the morning of April 21, 2001. Tens of thousands of protesters come together in Quebec City. They are going to march in a massive demonstration against the Summit of the Americas. Maude Barlow o
News
Apr 21, 2001

8:20 p.m. Quebec City

Judy Rebick
Outside the Summit of the Americas, police and protesters clash.
News
Apr 20, 2001

Video Chills the Media Stars

Judy MacDonald
Even if you aren't in Quebec City, there are still ways to be on the ground. Don't want mainstream news? Try these folks for some alternative spins.

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