May Day Rally
May 1st, Noon-4pm, Shemanski Park, Downtown Portland
Our Jobs, Our Economy: A Labor Forum on the TPP
May 7th, 1pm, UA Local 290, 20210 SW Teton Ave, Tualatin 97063
Your Liberation is Bound to Mine: Uniting Movements Against the TPP
May 14th, 2pm, SEIU Local 503, 6401 SE Foster Rd, Portland, 97206
PDX Trade Mtg
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Faces of Free Trade and Job Loss
Larry was a 22-year veteran of Roseburg Forest Products, who lost his job due to increased foreign imports.
"There are lots of jobs out here at minimum wage. Most people can't afford those jobs. They'll lose everything. You just drive through the area and look at the 'FOR SALE' signs. It's terrible... You're just working from day to day and existing. And hoping that something awful doesn't happen."
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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 get the TPP passed early this … Continue reading
Fast Track Accountability Flyering This month, a number of champions of issues that Oregonians hold near and dear have gone missing. They were last seen voting for Fast Track for the job-killing, environment-devastating, Main Street-destroying TPP. Judging from the amount … Continue reading
Captured by Corporate Polluters. Recently seen voting to Fast Track the TPP. If found, please Return him to the people. Representative Blumenauer claims to be an environmental and climate champion — but his support of Fast Track and the TPP … Continue reading
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