Category Archives: Free Trade Agreements

NAFTA Renegotiation Has Begun. Here’s what you need to know.

NAFTA is being renegotiated starting today.  The time has come when the three countries sit down to make changes to the agreement.  This round of negotiations, which is in Washington DC, will go ’til August 20.  The second round will … Continue reading

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Our event has a new flyer. It’s not just the flyer. What Trump intends to do with #NAFTA warrants your attention.

  RSVP to indicate your presence at this, here http://bit.ly/2ufeinZ Oregon Fair Trade invites you to get active and get educated in the (really hot right now) issue of jobs and trade.  The Trump administration is taking up a rewriting of … Continue reading

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Tell President Obama, Just Don’t Do It!

Stop Fast Track and the TPP! -Protest at Nike Friday, May 8, 2015 President Obama is visiting Oregon to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and legislation that would Fast Track the deal through Congress, effectively stripping Congress of its … Continue reading

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Seven Reasons to Fight the TPP

By Arthur Stamoulis The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a massive new trade and investment pact being pushed by the U.S. government at the behest of transnational corporations, threatening the economy, environment and public health both at home and abroad. The … Continue reading

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ARCHIVES: ORFTC’s Trade Delegation to Mexico

In March 2009, the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign and Cross Border Labor Organizing Commission led a delegation of trade activists to Mexico to examine the topic of cross-border opposition to NAFTA. Delegates met with small farmers, labor leaders, community organizers … Continue reading

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Statement on Rep. Schrader’s Support for the Korea Free Trade Agreement

For Immediate Release Thursday, July 8, 2010 BUSINESS & POLITICS: Statement on Congressman Schrader and the Obama Administration’s Support for the Korea Free Trade Agreement by Arthur Stamoulis, Director, Oregon Fair Trade Campaign “The Bush administration negotiated and signed the Korea … Continue reading

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Mid-Willamette Assembly on Free Trade and Job Loss

For Immediate Release June 11, 2008 Free Trade Agreements Have Hurt Mid-Willamette Region, Residents Say Laid-Off Workers, Elected Officials to Discuss the Impacts of Trade Pacts at Thursday’s “Mid-Willamette Assembly on Free Trade and Job Loss” Salem, OR — Laid-off … Continue reading

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