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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 09:53 AM
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Global Movement Finds Unison: "People First, Not Finance!"

Published on Thursday, October 27, 2011 by Inter Press Service
Anti-G20 Summit Prepares Its Case

by Clo Fatoorehchi


AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - Anti-globalisation and anti-capitalist groups are gathering ahead of the G20 meeting in Cannes in the south of France next week.

Cannes will be under tight police security Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, and the Peoples Forum has negotiated permission from local authorities to meet in Nice, 20 miles from Cannes. The Forum will gather countless organisations, from Attac to Oxfam France, from Greenpeace France to Action against Hunger.

With their slogan "People first, not Finance!" they are determined to generate strong mobilisation against the G20 and its policy of financial supremacy.

"With strong mobilisation, we can overthrow the strength ratio," Valrie Brulant, member of Attac (Association for the Taxation of financial Transactions and for Citizen Action), told IPS. ...............(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2011/10/27-1




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