[Hpn] Fwd: IMF/World Bank demo, Toronto, Sept 26

Bonnie Briggs s248_1132@hotmail.com
Sat, 23 Sep 2000 18:37:13 +0000 (GMT)

Hi gang,
  Here is a big march we've got coming up in Toronto next week. We may end 
up having our own Seattle. Fight and resist!
>Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 15:27:59 -0700 (PDT)
>From: sid lacombe <sid_lacombe@yahoo.com>
>The Toronto Mobilization for Global Justice (MOB 4GLOB)
>will be holding an S26 IMF/WB Solidarity Protest Rally
>in Toronto on Tues. Sept. 26th, beginning at 4:30pm
>at the U.S. Consulate on University Ave.
>We have a great roster of Local Speakers.
>This will be followed by a S26 Protest March through
>Toronto's Financial District ending at City Hall.
>Bring your Banners!!  Bring your noisemakers!!
>Bring your spirit and resolve!!
>Make this demonstration big and loud!
>The world's bankers and financial institutions are
>gathering in Prague to develop a system for the
>'liberalization' of the global economy.  We have seen
>'liberalization' first hand here in Canada and in
>Toronto.  Hospital closures, skyrocketing housing
>costs, attacks on public education, and deadly drinking
>water - this is the face of liberalization in Canada!
>People from across the world have risen up against the
>injustice of corporate rule - in Seattle, in
>Washington, in Windsor, in Cochobamba Bolivia, and
>Meilleu France.  People from across Europe will be
>converging on Prague in September to continue the
>struggle against the IMF and World Bank annual general
>meetings.  Let us make Toronto one of the centres of
>International Solidarity!
>Calling all trade unions, student groups, political
>organizations, community and social justice groups -
>we want your  endorsement!!
>The Toronto Mobilization for Global Justice
>We are a Toronto wide coalition of individuals and
>organizations, formed in the fall of 1999 to build
>support and solidarity in for the protests against the
>World Trade Organization in Seattle. We continue to
>act as a vehicle to mobilize grassroots opposition to
>corporate globalization through action, education and
>networking.  We will be working to educate people
>about the FTAA from now until April, and will work to
>get people to Quebec.  Our work has included:
>- teach-ins about the World Bank,  the International
>   Monetary Fund and the Organization of American States
>- mobilizations of hundreds of people locally
>- busing scores of folks to the Washington and Windsor
>   protests
>Please join us in building this fightback!
>Contact Sid Lacombe (sid_lacombe@yahoo.com),
>(416) 535-2335 ext. 127
>(This will be one of our First Protest & Teach-in
>Events leading up to the OAS/FTAA Summit &
>Shutdown Action in April 2001, in Quebec City)
>Hope to see you there.
>sid lacombe <sid_lacombe@yahoo.com>
>    .............................................
>    Bob Olsen, Toronto      bobolsen@interlog.com
>    .............................................

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