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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...
Defending World Trade Organization protesters

In response to your editorial (on the World Trade Organization in Wednesday's Empire), yes, people have gathered in Seattle to protest the WTO meeting. But the WTO is not some bureaucratic...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Department's report on World Trade Organization protests blames a ``well-trained...Department's report on World Trade Organization protests blames a ``well-trained...Department's report on World Trade Organization protests blames a ``well-trained...
WTO conference important to Alaskans

Most of the news from the World Trade Organization conference in Seattle was about the demonstration. Labor and environmental groups warned that workers' rights and the environment...
Let WTO do its work

The following editorial appeared in today's Providence Journal: The World Trade Organization began its weeklong meeting in Seattle on Monday. We don't know how much will get accomplished during the official sessions...
Biotech, Third-World style

...editorial appeared in Sunday's Los Angeles Times: Almost lost amid the clamor and clashes outside the recent World Trade Organization meetings in Seattle was the fact that developing nations such as India and the Philippines made progress inside...
Jail the rioters

...were served ``unjustices'' by the police in Seattle during the so-called peaceful demonstrations of the World Trade Organization meeting. These ``peaceful'' demonstrators damaged, destroyed and looted businesses that had nothing to...
Speak out against free trade area

...American jobs. It will subject the United States not to the laws passed by Congress, but subservience to the World Trade Organization. According to the Chapter 1 of the CAFTA text: "The parties affirm their existing rights and obligations with...


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