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Anti-Globalization Protest: May Day, May 1, 2002

Protesters Hope for Peaceful May Day (April 19, 2002)

In contrast to the absence of labor at rallies in the US, anti-globalization protesters and trade union activists in London will "march side-by-side" in a planned May Day demonstration. Organizers hope to combine "traditional trade union values with a carnival atmosphere." (Guardian)

UK Anti-Globalization Activists Plan Secret May Day Gathering (March 25, 2002)
In recent years on May 1st, anti-globalization protests, and a subsequent police presence have filled the streets of London. This year, organizers plan a "fluid, spontaneous" meeting in which demonstrators must at all times remember to "keep moving," to undermine police tactics that aim to "contain" protestors. (Cybercast News)


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