The great straddler Free trader President Clinton veers left in Seattle. But will his finesse be enough to keep Al Gore's Democratic Party intact?
By Todd Gitlin - 12/03/99
A WTO delegate's story While the city raged, I just wanted to get home to my kids
By Lisa Guide - 12/03/99
Benign cooperation -- or New World Disorder? The WTO, World Bank and IMF are merging. That's scary
By Monte Paulsen - 12/03/99
Reports from the Front:
AlterNet's Breaking Coverage of the WTO
Siege of Seattle Continues
Breasts, Green Condoms and Rubber Bullets
Armed with cell phones, laptop computers, tape recorders, cameras, and a shoestring budget, media activists are using the Center's website at www.indymedia.org to broadcast their stories. Video interviews and street footage are edited and uplinked to satellite, and articles are being published in The Blind Spot daily.
By Norman Solomon
SEATTLE -- After enjoying a free ride in American news media for many years, the World Trade Organization just hit a brick wall. The credit should go to a vast array of civic activists -- represented by tens of thousands of protesters from every continent who took to the streets here with determined nonviolence.