Post-Seattle Challenges for the WTO

Global Women's Project | Sun, Mar 19, 2000

By Maria Riley, O.P.
Because the U.S. media focused primarily on the protests in the streets, both violent (a truly small minority) and the non-violent (a great majority), this article will focus on the collapse of the formal ministerial meeting. The failure of the meeting can be interpreted through three lenses: political impasses, process aberrations (also political), and the role of civil society.
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