Gorilla Radio Flashbacks with Chris Cook, Naomi Klein Feb. 10, 2001

While the ruling elite met in Davos, Switzerland to map out the next phase of global conquest, the first World Social forum drew activists, solidarity coalitions, NGO’s, and a smattering of international press to Porto Alegre, Brazil. The issue: moving from reactive activism, to action. Naomi Klein is the author of ‘No Logo’, the book Canada’s Secret Service reviewed as “the protester’s Bible.” She also writes for the Toronto Globe and Mail, attended the forum, and will be appearing later this week at UVic for an evening billed, ‘From Protest to Power- Seattle, Community Organizing, and Local Democracy’.

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Author: Chris Cook

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing Thursdays/Saturdays, 11am/8am Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He is too the past contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, (now defunct). Tweets @paciffreepress and the GR blog is at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.com. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.

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