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Chris Borte

Chris Borte

Chris Borte, co-founded and organized with the Direct Action Network, helping to mobilize hundreds of people from Portland, OR to shut down the WTO. Inspired by the power of democratic practice in the planning and in the streets of Seattle in 1999, he co-founded Creating Democracy with his partner Amy Dudley.

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WTO Shutdown: This Is What Democracy Looked Like

Democracy must be more than one meeting, more than a process, more than a day of action or a tactic. It must include deep deliberation, a commitment to intersectional justice, creative and compassionate shared leadership and governance. 

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