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One More Thing Seattle's WTO Shutdown Taught the World

One More Thing Seattle's WTO Shutdown Taught the World

Posted by Sarah van Gelder at Nov 24, 2009 04:50 PM |

Among the many ripple effects of the successful shutdown of the WTO in Seattle in 1999 is one that few know about. The organizing that went into the direct action, marches, media center, and forums inspired the organizers of the World Social Forums, which have become some of the world's most important centers of people power.

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