Letters and Politics

Seattle, 1999: A History of the WTO Protests

Guest: DW Gibson is the author of several books including The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the Twenty-First Century, 14 Miles: Building the Border Wall, Not Working: People Talk About Losing a Job and Finding Their Way in Today’s Changing Economy, and his latest, One Week To Change the World: An Oral History of the 1999 WTO Protests

He serves as director of Art Omi: Writers in Ghent, New York, and he co-founded Sangam House, a writers’ residency in India, along with Arshia Sattar.

Photo credit: Steve Kaiser, Seattle, US – WTO protests 1999 on Wikipedia 


Artist Song Album Label
Average White BandStop the RainStop the RainAtlantic Records
Herbie HancockFat Mama (Remastered Version)Fat Mama (Remastered Version)Warner Jazz
SantanaEuropa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile)Les IndispensablesSony Music Media