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Welcome to the WTO

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature

City Says No to WTO
"...resolution opposing those provisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) that would..."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Cheryl Bishop

"...Like" and "Breaking the Spell" – focusing on the WTO protests inn Seattle will be screened...."

April 23, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Yes Men
The Yes Men are a couple of prankster activists whose target in this movie is the World Trade Organization.
"...profile, bedeviled the World Trade Organization, even though the WTO wasn’t listening. Armed with a fake WTO Web site,..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

New World Disorder
The World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle collapsed under its own weight.
"...suites nestled high above the clouds of tear gas, WTO Director General Mike Moore and U.S. Trade Representative Charlene..."

Dec. 31, 1999 News Feature by Monte Paulsen

Life and Debt
Set in Jamaica, this is an eye-opening documentary and primer on why the IMF and the World Bank are not to be trusted by emerging third-world countries.
"...see why the 1999 protests in Seattle against the WTO occurred, and by extension (but no less relevant) why..."

March 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Profit Motive
Activists oppose World Trade Organization
"...dry and remote subjects as the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI), and other obtuse..."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Cheryl Bishop

I Am the World Trade Organization ... Or Am I?
The WTO gets spiritualized in a carbon-copy hoax site.
"..."The WTO in its current form will be disbanded and transformed..."

July 5, 2002 Screens Feature by Michael Connor

The Hightower Lowdown
Linda Lay is a poor little rich girl; the WTO bites its own creators; Enron got what it paid for.
"...Well, well, well -- the WTO has bitten its own backers right on the butt...."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Our readers talk back.
"...I see a link between the "The Profit Motive" (WTO) [Nov. 26, 1999] and "Much Ado About Nothing" ["Page..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Column

The Hightower Lowdown
The Firestone Tire / Ford conspiracy; genetically engineered corn and StarLink; WTO's complaints about citizens
" the Campaign to Label Genetically Engineered Foods: 425/771-4049.A WTO Sob Story Get ready to cry. I've got a..."

Nov. 17, 2000 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
"...with all their might that they could have the WTO. As they envisioned it, this World Trade Organization would..."

Sept. 8, 2000 News Feature

How the WTO touches our readers' lives; and other hot-button issues like film reviews, bikes, and Kevin Fullerton.
"...Beware the WTO..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Column

The Hightower Report
Get ready for the sweatshop tsunami; and Congress gives itself a raise

Oct. 1, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
A lobbyist "volunteers" for Bush, the WTO plays peek-a-boo in Qatar, and China represses independent unions
" just another corporate guy taking us for a ride.WTO Plays Peek-A-Boo in Qatar The World Trade Organization is..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Joeseph Lieberman's corporate contributors, guacamole factories in Mexico, Starbucks bans local newspapers, pesticides in schools.
"...The WTO Rules Why do we find so much on the..."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Column

Letters @ 3AM
The greatest danger to Israel, in the long term, is its dependence on the United States
"...the U.S. was ready for Russian entry to the WTO. According to The Christian Science Monitor (July 14, p.5):..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

The Hightower Report
A magazine for the people outside the CEO suite; and drug companies get Bush to help them kill babies.
"...Bush's top trade negotiator blocked an agreement by the WTO to provide life-saving drugs to poor countries presently being..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Who decided that the WTO rules the U.S.?; who decided that the U.S. rules Iraq?
"...Excuse me, but who the hell elected the WTO to write the laws of We the People of..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Remaking Trade Policy; and Wall Street's Fee Scammers
"...It also stipulates what cannot be included. For example, WTO, NAFTA, and other pacts directly promote the offshoring of..."

July 24, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Edukators
Sticking it to the man, German-style, is the subject of this smart, kicky little gem.
"...escalating social activism, there’s plenty of leftist thought and WTO-bashing to mull over. Whereas Kim Wilde’s archetypal kids in..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Comedy Is Not the Enemy of Seriousness
Author-activist Robert Newman at the Drafthouse
"...which immerses his loathing of globalist groups like the WTO and NAFTA in a complex and complexly humorous tale..."

March 5, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Indymedia Newreal (October 2002) & “paint it Black: Anarchism, Urban Uprising & the Mainstream News Media”
"...corporate media's portrayal of anarchists after the 1999 Seattle WTO protests...."

Oct. 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hightower Lowdown
Hypocritical corporate "patriotism"; Congress declares war on civil liberties; Congressmen spend for our country.
"...communities, hanging such self-serving, job-destroying, sovereignty-busting albatrosses as NAFTA, WTO, and the new Free Trade Area of the Americas..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

This is What Democracy Looks Like
"...on the coalitions that were created for the Seattle WTO actions. This Austin show coincides with simultaneous screenings in..."

Nov. 29, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hey, who put a vegetarian in my aquifer?
"...WTO Indefensible..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Column

It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature
Understanding the Science
"...officials appealed the ban to the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO has twice ruled the boycott to be..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Getting a Read on the State of Anti-State Bookstores
Brave New Books and Monkeywrench Books keep thinking outside the mainstream
" scene, but it did send delegates to the WTO protests in the Battle of Seattle. And punk, part..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Arts Feature by Taylor Prewitt

The Image Formed
Previewing the 12th Austin Film Festival
"...filmmakers find themselves on the ground at the 1999 WTO demonstrations. This alternate facet, ignored in the mainstream media,..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Page Two
Forget the middle ground: Why don't the progressives take over the Democratic Party and make a real fight of this thing?
"...or your business may be helping the IMFs and WTOs ravage American and foreign workers. Then stop doing it...."

Nov. 12, 2004 Column by John Sayles

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