Feb 15, 2020
Mark Taylor-Canfield recounts his witness of the Seattle protests in 1999 during the World Trade Organization negotiations on economic globalization. The conference ended with participants unable to reach an agreement, in part due to the protests.
Known as the Battle-in-Seattle. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets on November 30 objecting to the lack of representation for the environment, developing nations, worker safety, and human rights. On December 3 the conference ended with participants unable to reach an agreement, in part due to the protests. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1999_Seattle_WTO_protests
Duration 18:45 Recorded 2019-12-12
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