Ten Years Later: Still No to the WTO!

IMC-US, 27.11.2009

In late November and early December, a series of events will be held across the US commemorating the 10 year anniversary of the historic protests against the WTO in Seattle in 1999, and opposing the upcoming round of WTO meetings in Geneva, Switzerland. These talks are scheduled to take place November 30th through December 2nd — ten years to the day after the Seattle gathering. At these talks, government officials and corporate lobbyists will be promoting the expansion of business-as-usual trade policies as a solution to, rather than a cause of, the global economic and environmental crises. The commemoration also coincides with an international day of action on Nov 30 in advance of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change taking place in Copenhagen Dec. 7–28. From the Newswire: Northwest still says No to the WTO | D5 in Portland | Southern Oregonians are Heading to Portland | Seattle WTO Anniversary Events | MN Week of Action! | N30 — International Day of Action for Climate Justice

See Also: seattleplus10.org | What I Learned At The WTO Protests | N30: It Still Matters | New Poster Art: "Spirit Of '99" | From climate denialism to activist alliances in memory of Seattle

N30 Action Reports: Reports pouring in from n30 day of climate justice action! Compilation here! | Global Day of Action on Climate Crisis on November 30 | NRDC Protested For Greenwashing and Support of Carbon Trading and Coal! | "Melted glaciers" dumped at DC offices of lobbyists bound for Copenhagen

Commemorations: Ten Years Since Seattle, Ten Years of Indymedia--Another World is Still Possible | UC-IMC Celebrates 10 Years of Indymedia Since Founding at “Battle in Seattle” | The Hint of a New World at RTS







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