Marie Michael Library
Life Series, Part 7: The Seattle Syndrome
How would you react if you could make money out of growing cocoa beans, but were punished for turning it into chocolate? That's how many people in the Third World feel when they face import controls for turning their raw materials into manufactured goods. Now they're also running up against the Seattle Syndrome - an alliance of liberals and protectionists who want more restrictions on trade to fight poor wages and working conditions. Is the Seattle Syndrome a justifiable way of fighting globalization?