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Wto Battle of Seattle

Synopsis
Looks at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting held in late 1999 in Seattle from the point of view of a possible beginning of a new international poitics: the opponents of globalisation massed in one of the largest demonstrations in the USA since the Vietnam War to accuse the WTO of putting profit before principle, threatening the environment and making poor people poorer.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £30.00 (+VAT inc. p&p) (UK education)
Subjects
Development studies
Keywords
international trade

Credits

Producer
Jonathan Miller
Contributor
Christopher Jeans

Production Company

Name

Television Trust for the Environment

Notes
Now known as TVE

Distributor

Name

TVE

Email
General email: tve@tve.org.uk.Sales and outreach: distribution@tve.org.uk
Web
http://tve.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 91 (11) 26 410 684
Address
46 Bloomsbury Street
London
WC1B 3QJ
Notes
TVE works with partners globally to produce films on environment and development issues, as well as health and human rights. Most of the 600 films are available for sale on DVD for educational use. Previously known as Television Trust for the Environment.

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