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Sarasota demonstration to support mass protests in Brazil listen

06/28/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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This month hundreds of demonstrations across Brazil have attracted more than a million people protesting prices, government corruption and waste.

On Monday July 1 Brazilian ex-pats are holding their own demonstration in Sarasota to support the protesters and strikers.

It's at 6 p.m. at the corner of U.S. 41 and Gulfstream Ave.

We interviewed one of the organizers, Mica Martinelli.

"The protests starting in Brazil after...

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Report from School of Americas Protest

11/22/08 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Nov. 21-23, 2008, thousands will converge on Fort Benning, Georgia, for the November Vigil to Close the School of the Americas.

Terri Binder, a listener from Sarasota, will report live from the protest.

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Protestors march against Wall Street bailout listen

10/06/08 Concetta DeLuco
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Regardless of age, race, ideals and party preference, opposition to the Wall Street bailout united several progressive groups and demonstrators who gathered in St. Petersburg on Saturday for a protest and march to City Hall.

“No justice, no peace, don’t bail out Wall Street” was just one of the many chants that resonated in the streets of downtown St. Petersburg early Saturday morning as a crowd of more than 50 people gathered at Williams Park to condemn the bailout.

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