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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Saturday, November 30, 2019
WTO Shutdown: This Is What Democracy Looked Like
WTO Shutdown 20-Year Anniversary Series: The Shutdown WTO Organizers History Project and Common Dreams have produced this series of ten people's history accounts and forward-looking lessons from organizers who were in the streets of Seattle in 1999—at the very end of last century. Articles in the...
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