Category Archives: Trade

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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Responsible Christmas Shopping (or even better, skip the “stuff” altogether)

The UCC’s JPANet Newsletter shared the following information about how to be greener, socially-aware shoppers this year:   If we purchase gifts this Christmas, let’s be ethical shoppers. Use the Shop with a Conscience Consumer Guide (Sweat Free Communities, http://www.sweatfree.org/shoppingguide) … Continue reading

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Urge Senator Specter and Your Representative to Co-Sponsor the TRADE Act

The Citizens Trade Campaign (http://www.citizenstrade.org/) is asking for our help.   From Citizen’s Trade:   Ask Senator Specter to Cosponsor the Trade Act   Ask your Representative to Cosponsor The Trade Act   Send a Letter to The Editor Supporting … Continue reading

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Caroling for Fair Trade

The United Methodist Church’s General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) is encouraging communities to spread holiday cheer and awareness through Fair Trade Holiday Caroling and a Fair Trade Giving Pledge.   GBCS gives numerous reasons for participating… Raising awareness … Continue reading

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Urge PA Senators and Your Representative to Cosponsor the 2009 Trade Act

The Pennsylvania Fair Trade Coalition (http://www.citizenstrade.org/paftc.php) is asking for our help to change the future of trade policy—see message below.   Last year, over 80 members of the U.S. House and Senate cosponsored landmark legislation setting forth a progressive vision … Continue reading

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Ask Your Elected Officials to Cosponsor the 2009 Trade Act

The Citizen’s Trade Campaign is asking for help to change the future of trade policy:   Last year over 80 members of the U.S. House and Senate cosponsored landmark legislation setting forth a progressive vision for future trade agreements. The Trade … Continue reading

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