there may be 100,000 people protesting about Seattle and
are angry there’s been 1,500,000,000 people that are trying
to join this organisation. I think that says something… The principle
is that a huge country like the United States, the most powerful,
can go into a dispute with a small country like Costa Rica
and Costa Rica can win. Isn’t this a civilised way of doing it?
What you can do is bind yourself to the outcome and you don’t
say one country, no matter how powerful, can determine what
the other country does unless you treat them all equally. By Mike
Moore, Director of the World Trade Organisation
to disagree or disapprove of something publicly
spoken as 'one and a half billion'
a basic and essential truth
say that you will accept the result