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Seattle WTO Shutdown



On November 30th, 1999, a diverse consortium of activists, organizers, artists, students, workers, and more used direct action to shut down the meeting of the World Trade Organization in Seattle, Washington. This action was one of the sparks that started the counter-globalization movement.

Printed at the worker-owned Stumptown Printers, Portland, OR.

This is #98 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

Nicolas Lampert is based in Milwaukee and works with the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and the Art Build Workers. He is the author of A People’s Art History of the United States.