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The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades


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Cal
- 779 days ago - ipsnews.net
peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic



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Sandra Penna (132)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 2:55 pm
thanks for sharing, Cal.
 

Lynn Squance (233)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 11:24 pm
“We can now call ourselves the ‘three percent people’,” Anand Mazgaonkar, a representative of the National Alliance of Peoples’ Movements (NAPM) in Gujarat, India, said at a plenary session Monday, “because a recent intelligence report in India has named all of us involved in movements as collectively responsible for a three percent damage to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).”

Ah, like usual, money over people. When will they learn that without a reasonably happy people to consume and provide services and products, GDP will tank.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 11, 2014, 12:35 am
Noted.
 

Panchali Yapa (26)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:03 am
Thank you
 

Carla van der Meer (648)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:15 am
Thanks.
 

Kathleen Mireault (231)
Friday July 11, 2014, 11:53 am
Noted. Good one, Cal. Thx for sharing.
 

Frank R. (51)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:56 am
Noted, Thank you
 

Frank R. (51)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:00 am
:-)
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:45 pm
Noted.
 

Birgit W. (159)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:48 pm
Thanks.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 5:24 pm
Thanks.
 

Athena F. (130)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:30 am
thanks
 

Frances Darcy (226)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 5:20 am
noted ... thanks
 

Kathryn M. (108)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 10:19 am
Noted!
 

Birgit W. (159)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:08 pm
Thanks Cal.
 
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