Latest protests more about noise than change

Chinni, Dante
April 2000
Inside Tucson Business;04/17/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p5
Comments on the protests staged by environmentalists and other activists in Seattle, Washington and in Washington, D.C. against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Reasons for opposition against loans provided by the institutions; Demonstration at the Colombian Embassy in behalf of the U'wa people; Protesters' lack of focus.


Related Articles

  • Government Protects the Little Guy. HARROP, FROMA // Progressive Populist;10/1/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 17, p6 

    The author addresses the populist mission of tea party activists who initiated a demonstration in Washington in September 2010.

  • Protester Chic.  // Time;5/1/2000, Vol. 155 Issue 18, p21 

    Compares the technique and fashion of protestors in Miami, Florida at the home of the relatives of Elian Gonzalez and in Washington, D.C. during the meeting of the International Monetary Fund. Accesories donned by demonstrators, including mobile telephones and hats; Methods of coordinating the...

  • St. Louis Shooting Reignites Anger Among Activists.  // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;10/15/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 50, p3 

    The article talks about the anger reignited among activists after the death of a 18-year-old black boy named Vonderrit D. Myers from shooting by a police officer in St. Louis, Missouri. It mentions that the shooting happened as the activists and protesters prepared for four days of rallies,...

  • Practicing the Art of Dissent: Toward a Typology of Protest Activity in the United States. Ratliff, Thomas N.; Hall, Lori L. // Humanity & Society;Aug2014, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p268 

    Protest events present portraits of social problems—people, through collective action, send a message to society through their performance of opposition. The purpose of this study is to examine the distribution and diversity of specific activities taking place at protest events in the...

  • DR. KING'S LEGACY OF NONVIOLENT ACTION.  // Nuclear Resister;3/17/2013, Issue 169, p4 

    The article reports that a group of activists let by Buddhist monk Gilberto Perez celebrated the nonviolent action legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in Washington State on January 19, 2013. Perez told that he and his protesters were arrested near...

  • Red Roses and Dirty Hands.  // America;2/9/1980, Vol. 142 Issue 5, p94 

    The author reflects on the staging of the March for Life by a national prolife movement in the U.S. in 1980 to commemorate the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. He cites another group in political action on the anniversary which is the National Abortion Rights Action...

  • Faces of the Climate Movement: ROWDY AND ROWDIER. CARSWELL, CALLY // Progressive Populist;11/1/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p6 

    The article describes the climate movement held by U.S. environmentalists to oppose the development of tar sand mine in Utah.

  • Protesters picket Coke meeting. Toloken, Steve // Plastics News;5/1/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p14 

    Reports on the demonstration by environmentalists at Coca-Cola Co.'s annual meeting protesting the small amount of recycled plastic that the company will use in some of its plastic beverage bottles in the United States. Indication that the company could use as little as 3% recycled plastic in...

  • Pacific Life Community Blocks Bangor Gate.  // Nuclear Resister;3/17/2013, Issue 169, p4 

    The article reports that the Pacific Life Community held a nonviolent direct action at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor on March 4, 2013. The protesters quoted the words of late civil rights activist Martin Luther King on guided missiles and misguided people, signifying their opposition towards nuclear...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics