Posted by Admin in Elect Democracy, Featured, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Uncategorized on 13th February, 2015 | No Comments
As you know, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is poised to become the largest Free Trade Agreement in history, with profound negative consequences for social, environmental and economic justice, as well as basic human rights throughout the world. You action is needed urgently.
Posted by Admin in Elect Democracy, Featured, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 12th January, 2015 | No Comments
The first months of the new year are the period when we’ll win or lose. If activists are able to escalate local expressions of opposition to Fast Track for the TPP over the coming months, and to continue communicating to their U.S. representatives that a Fast Track vote is something that they’ll remember forever, they will succeed in preventing the most harmful corporate sneak-attack since the 1990s.
Posted by Carleen Pickard in Building Positive Alternatives, Elect Democracy, Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 3rd February, 2014 | 1 Comment
Hundreds of Bay Area Fair Trade activists rallied and marched from the offices of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office Friday night, joining the 50 other actions happening on January 31 to mark the Inter-Continental Day of Action to Stop the Tran-Pacific Partnership. Here’s what happened, and what you can do next to say No to Fast Track, No More New NAFTAs and No to the TPP.
Posted by Carleen Pickard in Building Positive Alternatives, Fair Trade, World News & Events on 29th January, 2014 | No Comments
Did you happen to catch what President Obama said in last night’s State of the Union address?
Obama talked a lot about inequality in the world and in the U.S. What causes it. What he intends to do about it.
But did you happen to catch what he said about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
Posted by Carleen Pickard in Fair Trade, Featured, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 27th January, 2014 | No Comments
The introduction of the Fast Track bill is the first step Congress is taking towards the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Global Exchange opposes Fast Track, as do dozens of other national labor, environmental and social justice organizations. Read their perspectives, and find out how you can take action now to tell your Congressperson to say No More New NAFTAs.
Posted by Carleen Pickard in Elect Democracy, Featured, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 17th January, 2014 | 2 Comments
The Fast Track bill has been introduced by House Ways & Means Committee Chair David Camp and outgoing Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus. If passed, the legislation would allow the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other pacts to be ‘fast tracked’ through Congress and not be tested by our representatives in government by ordinary review, amendment and debate procedures. We must beat the Fast Track.