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“Peace Wins Out,” said the Valley News Dispatch

October 2, 2009

Driving back from Pittsburgh last Saturday it was good to see that at least one newspaper printed an article about the peaceful protest the day before, rather than focusing on the violence of the anarchist regime.

Late on Friday morning we gathered on the lawn on the Carnegie-Mellon Campus to join forces with environmentalists, woman’s rights activists, etc.

Drummers rally the activists on Carnegie-Mellon Campus

Drummers rally the activists on Carnegie-Mellon Campus

Environmental activists spoke out against the corporate enslavement of natural resources

Environmental activists spoke out against the corporate enslavement of natural resources

One of the AU resistance group's banners that we handed out to protestors

One of the AU resistance group's banners that we handed out to protestors

With a loud drumroll and barking megaphones the procession began

Environmentalists lead the procession

Environmentalists lead the procession

The march lead us past the decrepit buildings of old Pittsburgh.  With the industry gone, the city was dying.

The march lead us past the decrepit buildings of old Pittsburgh. With the industry gone, the city was dying.

"People before Profit"- a common slogan among protestors

"People before Profit"- a common slogan among protestors

Various Woman's Rights organizations involved themselves in the protest

Various Woman's Rights organizations involved themselves in the protest

The procession increased as we reached the downtown rally.

The procession increased as we reached the downtown rally.

Costumes and statements about the world situation resounded in the streets

Costumes and statements about the world situation resounded in the streets

There should have been more children in the march, but there were still many to be found

There should have been more children in the march, but there were still many to be found

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