20,000 Tell World Forum People Before Profits

February 9, 2002

From the lead story of The People’s Weekly World:Over 20,000 peaceful protestors converged on the Waldorf-Astoria hotel here last weekend to protest the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting being held there. Outside students, environmentalists, trade unionists and people of faith gathered. Protestors came to oppose various policies and practices of global capitalism, but many many signs, chants and sentiments took aim at capitalism itself. Instead of the poverty, environmental degradation and war of corporate globalization, protestors declared that another world is possible, a world of justice, equality and peace.
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