Some Call(ed) Us No-Global...
Back in the early noughties, some friends of mine and myself
happened to take part into political demonstrations with a certain frequency.
As the new sort of multi-cultural "movement" shaping them lacked a political affiliation,
the ever-looking-for-a-catch-phrase media came up with the misleading
label, which in Italy became popular as
Notwithstanding the oh-so-enlightened comments coming over the years with decreasing
frequency (and who knows whether that's a good thing!?) from those oh-so-reasonable
guys who would never dare to lose a football game on TV, let alone a good night's sleep,
to humbly ask for Peace and Justice ... folks, not to put too fine a point on it, but
since some of us in the streets didn't live to see the next day, these pictures are here
to remember and forget/forgive accordingly.
Genova demonstrations against the G8 meeting on
20-22 July 2001.
Photos by Renato, starring Tommaso and Mattia! (Hosted here courtesy of Renato)
Perugia-Assisi peace march on
14 October 2001.
Photos by Renato, starring Mattia! (Hosted here courtesy of Renato)
Roma FIOM-CGIL trade union demonstration on
16 November 2001. Photos by Mattia!
Roma CGIL trade union demonstration against Berlusconi government's
hiring (or, rather, firing) policy reform (and terrorism!) on
23 March 2002.
Photos by Renato, starring Tommaso, Alessandro, Fabio, Roberto and
some other 3 million (!they said!) people.
(Hosted here courtesy of Renato)
Sevilla demonstration against the EU summit on hiring and immigration policy on
22 June 2002.
Photos by Sergio, starring Mattia!
Genova demonstration on 20 July 2002
(one year after Carlo Giuliani's death), asking for truth and justice
about the G8 meeting events. Two series of photos by
Renato (Hosted here
courtesy of Renato) and Mattia,