November 29, 1832 - Louisa May Alcott, celebrated author and an abolitionist and nurse, was born. Best-known for Little Women, Alcott also wrote Work, an autobiographical novel exposing the exploitation of women workers and the evils of industrialization in 1873.
November 29, 1999 - Thousands of activists, students, union members, environmentalists and others shut down the World Trade Organization (WTO) summit in Seattle. It was the first large-scale demonstration in the United States to protest the corporate agenda for the global economy.
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