What WTO Means For Working Families

Commentary | December 29, 1999 | By John Burbank | Seattle Times

This week, Seattle is ground zero in the battle for control of the global economy. Labor unions, environmentalists and citizen-action groups are in the streets to protest proposals to expand the unilateral decision-making power of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The participants in WTO's forum must begin to address the imbalance between multinational corporate power and the economic security of families across the nation and here in Washington.

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