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Miami Model PDF Flyer for the Clinton Street Theater Dec. 4th 2pm

Come on out December 4th at 2pm and help support you local independent media center at the Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St. $5 (sliding scale) All benefits go directly to the portland indymedia tech collective.
PDF flyer for download
PDF flyer for download
In November, 2003, trade ministers from 34 countries met in Miami, Florida, to negotiate the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). The FTAA threatens to devastate workers, the environment, and public services like healthcare, education, and water, and to destroy indigenous rights and cultural diversity across North, Central, and South America.

Thousands of union members, environmentalists, feminists, anarchists, students, farm workers, media activists, and human rights activists who gathered in Miami to struggle against the FTAA were brutally attacked with rubber bullets, pepper spray, electric guns and shock batons, embedded reporters and information warfare, all coordinated by the new United States Department of Homeland Security. Against Capital's model of paramilitary oppression, information warfare, and corporate rule, we offered models of grassroots resistance, creative action and solidarity."
the local angle 11.Nov.2004 08:49

imcista

This film documents the protests and police state built up in Miami around the Nov. 2003 FTAA Ministerial. Many Cascadians headed down there to be in the streets, and they met up with thousands of folks from around the hemisphere to all be part of the catastrophe that has constantly encircled this free trade agreement.

This film is simultaneously gut-wrenching and uplifting, there is amazing resistance and equally amazing repression. The fight against the FTAA is ongoing, but we are winning.

When/Where: Sat. Dec. 4, 2pm @ the Clinton Street Theater. This screening is a benefit for the portland indymedia tech collective, the folks who keep this site up and running. Cost: $5+ (sliding scale).