Students, union members and textile workers act together to fight sweatshop clothing
Muslim, Jewish, and Christian coffee farmers make mirembe kawomera—delicious peace
DILEMMAS OF DOMINATION: The Unmaking of the American Empire by Walden Bello Metropolitan Books, 2005, 272 pages, $25.00
Ten years ago, the day NAFTA went into effect, indigenous people of Chiapas launched a rebellion against the death sentence they believed the new trade agreement represented. The Zapatistas later went on to spark a global movement
Why did the World Trade Organization talks in Cancun collapse? why were all those people out on the streets? Walden Bello, a central figure in resistence to the WTO, says a new constellation of power has emerged.
Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Report of the International Forum on Globalization
There were students, labor union members, greens, farmers, religious leaders, and human rights activists. The most dramatic confrontations took place on November 30 (N30), when thousands of protesters blocked WTO delegates from reaching the meeting.
WTO On-Site Report, November 30, 1999
Guest editorial on the Seattle WTO Protests, aired on KPLU, Tacoma, WA November 1999
The following is part of a series of commentaries by people associated with YES! Magazine and Positive Futures Network on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
WTO On-Site Report, November 27, 1999
Speech given December 3, 1999 at WTO event