The promise of Seattle was captured in an antic moment observed by one young environmental activist.
The ideological rigidity that governs punditocracy trade debate transcends right/left dichotomies.
As workers and holiday shoppers spilled out of Manhattan's midtown skyscrapers
and stores during rush hour last week, they were confronted with an unusual
sight: Several thousand demonstrators,
"Le monde n'est pas une marchandise"--the world is not a commodity--proclaimed the large banner in the Parisian demonstration against the WTO.
A little broken glass in the streets of Seattle has transformed the World Trade Organization into a popular icon for the unregulated globalization that tramples human values on every continent, a
During the Battle in Seattle, The Nation and The Nation Institute kept a high profile, deploying a contingent of staff and contributors and helping to stage one of the best-r
It is incredible here.
After the Battle in Seattle one thing is certain: The next WTO confab will be held somewhere like Singapore or Jakarta.
Here's a might-have-been for you.
Somewhere amid the dancing sea turtles and bustling WTO bureaucrats, the angry anarchists and the Al Gore entourage, the striking steelworkers and the billionaires in town to sip cocktails with B