Summary: Follows seven different people, including a marijuana dealer and his estranged police chief father, who have their lives altered one afternoon in Seattle during the WTO protests that tried to shut the city down in 1999.
Publisher / Publication Date: Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAP
Summary: November, 1999. A peaceful demonstration to stop the World Trade Oraganization talks quickly escalates into a full-scale riot, and soon a State of Emergency is declared by the Mayor of Seattle. The streets are mayhem, and the WTO is paralyzed. Caught in the crossfire of civil liberties and keeping the peace are Seattle residents, including its beleaguered mayor, a SWAT riot officer on the...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAT
Summary: With poker-faced impersonation as their weapon, and World Trade Organization officials as their target, the Yes Men pull off one bold prank after another in an effort to raise political consciousness. And when their outrageous stunts are actually swallowed - hook, line and sinker - the Yes Men must up the satrical ante and push the art of public spectacle to hilarious new heights.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC YES
Summary: Free trade is a vital source of economic growth, yet it is frequently endangered by the protectionist demands of special interest groups. Module one of this program uses the Hungarian clothing industry to illustrate the comparative advantages of international trade; module two goes inside the WTO, the only international body dealing with the rules of trade between nations; and module three...
Format: software, multimedia
Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005
Summary: Music from the soundtrack of the film by Stephanie Black. Set in Jamaica, the film is a case study of how contemporary free trade policies and global financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and World Trade Organization affect the economies of developing nations.
Format: sound recording-musical
Publisher / Publication Date: Tuff Gong International 2002