Category Archives: Trade

Urge Your Members of Congress to Publicly Oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): Urge U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman is in New Zealand right now joining other trade ministers from throughout the Pacific Rim in signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Signing is not the same as ratifying.  … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Say NO to the Trans-Pacific Partnership

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): The corporate push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is on.  We need your help pushing back. Last week, the Business Roundtable, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other corporate lobbies formally launched their campaigns to … Continue reading

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Urge PA Members of Congress to Vote No on the Trans Pacific Partnership

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): Text for the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was finally released in the wee hours of this morning, and after years of waiting, we now know why negotiators insisted on keeping it a secret for … Continue reading

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Urge Congress—Say NO to Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): Awful news.  Despite the heroic efforts of activists on-the-ground and countless others throughout the world, trade ministers meeting in Atlanta have reportedly just struck a behind-closed doors deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  As … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Take a Stand Against Human Trafficking

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): According to the Reuters news agency, the Obama administration is planning to upgrade Malaysia’s status in a forthcoming human rights report in order to ease its entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). If accurate, … Continue reading

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Urge Your Senators to Vote NO on Fast Track Cloture

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): Things didn’t go our way in the House yesterday, so the Fast Track fight now heads back to the Senate, with a new vote expected as early as this Tuesday. Please urge your Senators … Continue reading

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Urge the Senate Not to Fast Track Fast Track

From the Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org): U.S. trade policy could be a means of promoting economic justice, human rights, healthy communities and a sound environment — but not if Congress provides a Fast Track rubber-stamp to corporate trade deals like … Continue reading

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Building an Economy of Inclusion through Fair Trade—January 20, Webinar

Join the Office of Public Witness and the Interfaith Working Group on Trade and Investment for a webinar just hours before the President’s State of the Union Address (January 20, 3:00 p.m.) to get a sneak peak at what President … Continue reading

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2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference—February 8-10, Washington, DC

From the Pennsylvania Fair Trade Coalition (http://www.citizenstrade.org/paftc.php):   The PA Fair Trade Coalition is a Conference Convener of the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference this February 8th – 10th at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. … Continue reading

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National Consumer Protection Week—March 6-12, National

From the Federal Trade Commission (http://www.ftc.gov):   National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) (http://www.ncpw.gov/) is an opportunity to raise awareness about the free resources available from government agencies and nonprofit organizations to educate people about online safety, identity theft, credit and … Continue reading

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