Nov 20, 2001 — Since September 11, expressing dissent toward the policies of the U.S. government and its allies has been a tricky business. Some people have called criticism of government policies anti-patriotic.
Last weekend's demonstrations in Ottawa against the meetings of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the G20 finance ministers were the first anti-globalization protests since the terror attacks. Earlier this year, protests against free trade meetings in Quebec City turned violent, as thousands of police faced thousands of protesters.
David Sommerstein was on the streets of Ottawa to ask demonstrators how the anti-globalization movement has changed since September 11. He sends this report. Go to full article
Nov 19, 2001 — Some two thousand anti-globalization activists took to the streets in Ottawa on Saturday. They were marching to oppose the policies of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and the G20 finance ministers meeting over the weekend in the Canadian capital. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article