01/06/2014 11:21 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Your Friends Who Joined The 1999 Seattle Protests Were Right

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In 1999, my friend moved to Seattle, where he was hit with rubber bullets, tear-gassed in the face, and nearly arrested by police. He had joined the famous protests of the WTO Ministerial Conference, widely known as the Seattle Protests.

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