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Another Rana Plaza in the Making: Stop the TPP

Posted by in Fair Trade, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 17th May, 2013 | 4 Comments

Primark operated in Rama Plaza.The building collapse disaster in Bangladesh is an example of corporate globalization at work. As negotiations continue to solidify the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Lima, Peru, we draw the links between Free Trade and future disasters like we saw at Rama Plaza.
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Facing the Threat of the Trans-Pacific Treaty

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Guest Posts, World News & Events on 13th March, 2013 | No Comments

Photo Credit: They TyeeIt’s 20 years since NAFTA. Its damage is why latest trade deal must be stopped.
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Ten Reasons to Protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on December 1st

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Elect Democracy, Fair Trade, Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 27th November, 2012 | 2 Comments

TPPlogo1Kristen Beifus, Executive Director of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition, working on behalf of people and the planet for a fair global trading system and lead organizer of the December 1 Day of Action explains why the TPP needs to be protested. And how YOU can get on the bus (literally) to join the protest.
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NAFTA on Steroids

Posted by in Guest Posts, World News & Events on 3rd July, 2012 | 2 Comments

Farmers from Miyagi prefecture raise their fists along with other farmers from across Japan during a rally against Japan participating in rule-making negotiations for the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Tokyo October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko NakaoWhile the Occupy movement has forced a public discussion of extreme corporate influence on every aspect of our lives, behind closed doors corporate America is implementing a stealth strategy to formalize its rule in a truly horrifying manner. The mechanism is the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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Trade ministers to meet in San Francisco to negotiate the largest trade pact since NAFTA

Posted by in World News & Events on 14th June, 2010 | No Comments

FairTradeNotFreeAs I type this, there is a rally and march happening in Downtown San Francisco for a new Fair Trade agenda. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations begin this week in San Francisco. Trade ministers from all over the world will be in San Francisco for the TPP trade negotiations, which marks the defining moment […]
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