Today in Seattle, and around the world, social movements are taking to the streets, striking, locking down, and engaging in multiple forms of direct action. These tactics build collective power to transform the intersecting crises of our times into opportunities for equity, healing, and sustainability.

In 1919 over 65,000 workers with held their labor during the Seattle General Strike; in 1999 over 50,000 people took to the streets of Seattle, and shut down the World Trade Organization’s conference.

In 2019 we gather to honor this history, and the power of non-violent direct action, through story-telling, trainings, and movement-building workshops, to make another world possible.
Activists who were part of the mobilization shared stories and lessons learned from the people’s movement which made history by successfully preventing the WTO - one of capitalism’s most powerful global institutions - from further consolidating its power.

In this video of the morning opening dialogue we hear from leaders of today’s movements for justice, from Washington farmworkers to global alliances.

Presented by, Community Alliance for Social Justice, UFCW 21 & Town Hall Seattle. Co-Sponsors: Earth Care not Warfare, LELO, Puget Sound Sage, PSARA, Tools for Change, WA Fair Trade Coalition. Recorded 11/30/19

Program Details
Topics Fair Trade, Wto, Social Justice
Episode S8E50
Broadcast Week Dec 16th 2019
Duration 00:58:00
Audience Rating TV-G
Genre Action
Theme Academic & Education
Language English
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