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Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...starting May 16.The demonstration has been dubbed the "Paddle in Seattle." It's reminiscent of the 1999 World Trade Organization meetings in Seattle, where thousands of protesters converged and rioting became known as the "Battle in Seattle...
Protests influence Kerry trade speech venue

...given the plane manufacturer has benefited from billions of dollars' worth of illegal U.S. subsidies.The World Trade Organization has issued several rulings in recent years determining Boeing cheated the competition through tax breaks, government-funded...
Former Seattle police chief advocates legal pot

...Stamper?"Klaysmat was referring to the Stamper's handling of the Seattle Police Department during the 2000 World Trade Organization riots, where police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at mostly peaceful protesters and arrested some 600 people...
Ex-Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dies

SEATTLE - Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.Schell died Sunday morning at a Seattle hospital surrounded by family, according to...
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This Day in History

...European Union reached a market-opening trade deal, clearing Beijing's largest remaining hurdle to joining the World Trade Organization. Masked gunmen launched a coup in Fiji that toppled Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry, the country's first...
Russia's twisted 'rule of law'

...governments the Khodorkovsky case is none of their affair. Untrue. Russia aspires to be part of Europe, to join the World Trade Organization, yet its government's behavior will determine whether this is possible. As Khodorkovsky awaits sentencing...
Don't refight Cold War

...Fried Chicken. China's Communist Party now is allowing capitalists into its ranks. With membership in the World Trade Organization, the Chinese economy will become even more open. It makes no sense to refight the Cold War when the United...
This Day in History

...targets of terrorism and urged them to join with the United States in a campaign to prevent more attacks. The World Trade Organization formally approved China's membership. Algeria found itself caught in a fierce 36-hour storm that killed...
My Turn: Why I support Kucinich for president

...S. and what's good for the rest of the world at the same time. He will repeal NAFTA and withdraw from the World Trade Organization to end the excessive power of multinational corporations with their focus on profit over workers' rights and...
This Day in History

...Angeles of three counts of pandering. In 1999, relative calm took over in Seattle, where a meeting of the World Trade Organization was greeted earlier with sometimes violent demonstrations. All six Republican presidential hopefuls, including...


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