Across the nation, countless activist groups have designated Miami as a target for direct action, a place to protest the Free Trade Area of the Americas agreement scheduled to be negotiated by trade ministers from 34 countries. If all goes according to plan for them, the streets of downtown Miami will be filled with thousands of protesters purposefully marching across Biscayne Boulevard; stages full of activists shouting their opposition to the incipient FTAA; sidewalks crammed with concerned citizens debating the agreement's causal effects, and melodic chants, triumphant songs, and earnest musicians blaring... More >>>