Like millions of people, I was blissfully unaware that the G-20 summit had taken place in Brisbane on November 15th and 16th because no one in my neck of the woods was talking about it. Since the policies made by these 20 oligarchies affect the entire world, I'm posting this in case anyone was also asleep during last weekend's conference.
Incidentally, if you read the lamestream media coverage of this event, you'll come away with the impression that they talked about little more than Putin's involvement in the Ukraine.
Shot by over 100 media activists, this film tells the story of the enormous street protests in Seattle, Washington in November 1999, against the World Trade Organisation summit being held there. Vowing to oppose, among other faults, the WTO’s power to arbitrarily overrule nations’ environmental, social and labour policies in favour of unbridled corporate greed, protesters from all around came out in force to stop the summit. Against them is a brutal police force and a hostile media as well as a minority of destructively overzealous comrades.
This is another reason why people's energies would be better spent urging their representatives to pass the Monetary Reform Act than they are marching on Wall Street. I'm convinced that passing this legislation is the single most important thing we can do to save our country from the banksters. http://www.themoneymasters.com/monetary-reform-act/
I often sign petitions put out by the international AVAAZ team, who carefully choose an appropriate, critical time to campaign against injustice in the world. They've just put up one to back the Wall St protest.
In this one they're going to put the current number of signatories on a giant live counter there. Here's their plea: