"Nichts mehr davon, ich bitt euch. Zu essen gebt ihm, zu wohnen.
Habt ihr die Blöße bedeckt, gibt sich die Würde von selbst."
Friedrich Schiller
  June 2008 FOOD

LaRouche's Movement Intervention into FAO Summit Builds Groundswell for "Killing the WTO"

The continuing positive response from delegates to the FAO Food Summit to EIR and Schiller Institute organizers indicates the potential for escalated organizing coming out of the Conference. EIR's numerous interventions at press conference and panels are clearly having an impact, and creating an athmosphere in which the real concerns of the delegates can surface.

As one high level FAO offical from the US told an organizer: "You guys have some real good questions in there; you have more reporters here than the New York Times!"

The official Egyptian television station broadcast an interview with EIR's Hussein Askary, in Rome, on the last day of the summit, happy to hear him slam the WTO.

Organizers reported picking up a lot of disappointment at the summit's failure to take action, at a panel on Civil Society from NGO reps. One outspoken representative from a Ibero-Amerian Nation told the Assembly; "we must call it by its name: a crime against humanity.