Battle in Seattle

6 How the ‘Battle in Seattle’ led to a global health epicenter

Global health geographer Matt SparkeTom Paulson How did Seattle get to be a world epicenter for global health? Most people would say that it’s due to the simple fact that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s biggest philanthropy with an endowment the size of a middle-income country, happens…

0 Guardian: The lost spirit of Seattle

Remember the Battle in Seattle? Not the movie, but the real event — the 1999 Seattle WTO riots. Remember what it was all about? The Guardian’s Latoya Peterson wants to know. Peterson writes that she ran into an inflatable palm tree in Washington D.C. last weekend, which apparently meant something…