Since then the protests have been the subject of much debate (and at least one feature film). Depending on your politics, you may think of them as the genesis of a new “internationally minded, globally linked movement” of anti-corporate protestors, or as a “Noah’s ark of flat-earth advocates, protectionist trade unions and yuppies looking for their 1960’s fix.”
Ten years on, what do you see as the legacy of the so-called Battle of Seattle? If you were there, what led you to join the protests? How have the protests impacted your thoughts on free trade and globalization since then?