How the Seattle WTO Protests Changed the World
The United Steelworkers joined the 1999 WTO demonstrations in Seattle to protest the "race to the bottom" in worker and environmental protections to which the international trade agreement contributes.
"We knew we could take on this institution and really show the world that even here in the U.S., in the belly of the beast [...], real people, the majority of Americans, had no love for it—in fact, we wanted it gone."
Director, Global Trade Watch
Video courtesy of the United Steelworkers.
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