WTO Shutdown: The Kids Are Alright

RESIST Banner 1999 (Photo: Dang Ngo: ZUMA Press)

WTO Shutdown: The Kids Are Alright

This is a period when on certain issues, massive, non-violent direct action is in order, as the demonstration in Seattle shows.

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 series--including archival photos and videos--will be published over ten days to commemorate and reflect on the events that happened 20 years ago this month. Read all the articles in the series here.

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