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Kevin Danaher

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TRADING ON OUR FEARS: The World Trade Organization

with Melvyn B. Krauss, Kevin Danaher, Jerry Levinevia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, January 26, 2000

In November of 1999, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Seattle to protest against the World Trade Organization (WTO). How does the WTO work and why did it raise such a response? Does the WTO threaten environmental laws, human rights and national sovereignty or does it provide the best framework for ensuing that all nations benefit from international trade? Were the protests aimed at the WTO in particular or at the concept of free trade itself?