The Battle in Seattle: The Story Behind and Beyond the WTO Demonstrations
November 30, 1999, is seen as a day of infamy-the day the World Trade Organization was battled head-on in Seattle. Media coverage, with its images of gas masks, tear-gas victims, bullying cops, rampaging hoodlums, and ruffled WTO dignitaries, presented a riveting picture of violence in the streets. But there was another battle of far greater consequence. People from around the world converged that day to show solidarity for working people and to voice their concerns about child labor, the environment, and global economic justice.
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Professional journalist and amateur activist Thomas gives a breathless eyewitness account of the 1999 anti-World Trade Organization protests in Seattle. Like the demonstrators themselves, this book ... Read full review