Press

Members of the media should direct inquiries to Elizabeth Swager at (503) 736-9777 or media@oregonfairtrade.org

Oregon’s Divide Over Fast Track Trade Blue Oregon (05/29/15)

Free Traders to Food Consumers: Get Lost Blue Oregon (05/28/15)

Merkley’s Statement on His NO Vote For Fast Track Trade Authority My Central Oregon (05/26/15)

Fighting Back Against Fast Track’s More of the Same KBOO, Labor Radio (05/25/15)

Trade pact would be bad for family farmers (OPINION) The Oregonian (05/15/15)

Who Can You Trust on Fast Track and TPP? Blue Oregon (05/15/15)

When it comes to trade policy, it’s déjà vu all over again. The Hill (05/13/15) – Over 2,500 small businesses in Oregon Main Street Alliance urge Congress to oppose Fast Track for the TPP.

Hotseat: Earl Blumenauer and Peter Defazio Two Oregon congressmen—divided over free trade—disagree about what a Trans-Pacific deal would mean. Willamette Week (05/13/15)

Greens Turn Against Longtime Ally Earl Blumenauer Over Trade Deal National Journal (05/12/15)

Why Obama went to Oregon to push Congress on trade agreements The Washington Post (05/11/15)

Scenes from the protest outside Nike’s headquarters Portland Business Journal (05/08/15)

Obama at Nike headquarters: why push trade deal at an outsourcing giant? The Guardian (05/08/15)

Obama steps in with outsourcer at Nike CNN (05/08/15)

Obama in Portland: Anti-TPP protesters outside Nike condemn ‘corporate greed’ (photos, video) The Oregonian (05/08/15)

Obama to Democrats on Asia trade pact: like Nike, ‘just do it’ Reuters (05/08/15)

Obama, at Nike HQ, makes progressive case for trade USA Today (05/08/15)

President Barack Obama Comes to Nike (And Not For New Shoes) Willamette Week (05/08/15)

Dinner, Data Part of Obama’s Courting of Democrats on Trade Bloomberg (05/08/15)

Bernie Sanders to Obama on Nike trip: Just Don’t Do It! Yahoo (05/07/15)

Local ‘Makers’ Decline to Meet Obama at Nike, and Take A Shot at the Swoosh Portland Monthly (05/07/15)

Obama to Launch Pacific Trade Pact Defense at Nike Headquarters The Wall Street Journal (05/07/15)

Free trade critics hit Obama over Nike visit USA Today (05/7/15)

Wyden and Blumenauer Push for Fast Track – What They’re Saying (And What They’re Not) Blue Oregon (04/28/15)

Calls for Transparency, Job Protections in New Trade Agreement Public News Service (04/17/15): PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon workers will rally Saturday in six cities to keep their congressional delegation well aware of opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Ron Wyden reaches deal on ‘fast track’ trade bill with key Republicans The Oregonian (04/16/15)

Activists in Blimp, RV Target Sen. Ron Wyden Over Trade Deal The Wall Street Journal (04/07/15)

Wyden focuses on ‘Fast Track’ during visit [to La Grade] (03/16/15)

Ron Wyden’s Internet freedom allies fret he’ll abandon them on trade pact (03/16/15)

Senator tackles wide range of questions at Umatilla County gathering (03/16/15)

Internet Activists Pressure Senator Ron Wyden with 30-foot Blimp (03/13/15)

Rep. Schrader answers questions at town hall in Salem (03/12/15)

Free-trade opponents rally in downtown Portland (03/09/15)

KGW-SALEM (NBC) Senator Wyden: Trade (03/06/15)

In free-trade fight, Ron Wyden emerges as key negotiating figure in Congress (03/06/15)

Fast track fight begins (03/03/15)

Fate of Obama’s Trade Agenda May Rest on Oregon Senator (03/02/15)

Wyden should side with Merkley, working families on trade agreement (OPINION) (02/28/15)

Sen. Merkley speaks out on U.S. Trade Policy (02/26/15)

KOPB-FM (Radio) - Portland, OR  (02/19/15)

KGW-POR (NBC) coverage for the Fair Trade or BusTour – Portland, OR KGW News at 6 (02/18/15)

KOIN-POR (CBS) coverage for the Fair Trade or BusTour – Portland, OR KOIN 6 News at Noon(02/18/15)

US Commerce Secretary And Unions Clash On Trade Agreement (02/18/15)

Trans-Pacific Partnership on The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show (02/17/15)

Oregon Fair Trade Campaign to rally at Rep. Suzanne Bonamici’s Beaverton office (02/16/15)

Groups Warn Big Trade Deal Could Mean Big Problems for Oregon (02/11/15)

Where is Ron Wyden on Fast Track and TPP? (01/30/15)

Climate March and Trans Pacific Partnership (09/22/14)

Wyden Warned: Don’t Fast Track Trade Agreement  (09/02/14)

Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley paper over differences on trade pacts as they unite for campaign (09/02/14)

“FAST TRACK” FOES SOUND OFF IN OREGON (09/02/14)

LTE in response to Oregonian Ed Board’s “Don’t blame economic problems on trade: Editorial Agenda 2014″ (08/30/14)

Portland forum on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (08/14/14)

TPP Remains Major Threat: GMO Labeling Coming to Oregon Ballot  (06/26/14)

Trade Agreement Protesters Deliver Message to Wyden (01/27/14)

Trade Agreement Protesters Deliver Message to Wyden (01/27/14)

Pacific trade talks draw fire from DeFazio (01/22/14)

DeFazio Speaks Out Against Proposed Free Trade Agreement – Think Out Loud (01/21/14)

Peter DeFazio talks trade at TPP forum (01/21/14)

Will Congress Fast Track Secret Trade Agreement? (01/16/14)

TPP Fast Track Legislation at Critical Crossroads (01/13/14)

Secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership Revealed (01/02/14)

The Trans-Pacific Partnership – “NAFTA on Steroids” (11/13/13)

Pacific trade pact would do more harm than good (11/12/13)

The Threat of the TPP to Public Health (09/08/13)

We Gotta Sack Fast Track (09/05/13)

Adjusting to a changing marketplace (03/07/13)

Cross-border protest of the Trans Pacific Partnership (03/02/13)

Nearly 2,000 Oregon jobs lost to trade in 2012 (02/12/13)

Oregon lost more than 1,900 jobs because of trade, labor group says (02/07/13)

Labor group says trade pacts costs Oregon jobs (02/07/13)

TPP: The biggest secret you don’t know (03/31/12)

Beer & Chocolate Fest a Treat for the Tastebuds (08/05/11)

Over 4,500 Salem-Area Jobs at Risk Under Proposed Korean Trade Pact (07/18/11)

Obama’s Trade Policy Endangers Oregon Tech Jobs (02/18/11)

37,000 Oregon Jobs at Risk Under Proposed Korean Trade Pact (01/25/11)

Oregon Legislators Warn of Trade Deal’s Threat to State Sovereignty (08/31/10)

Statement on Rep. Schrader’s Support for the Korea Free Trade Agreement (07/08/10)

Displaced Workers Call for Trade and Immigration Reform (07/06/10)

Study Reveals Record Trade-Related Job Loss in Oregon (06/29/10)

Pacific Rim Trade Deal an Opportunity to Advance Campaign Promises (06/14/10)

Public Forum: Food Security, Immigration and “Free Trade” (06/01/10)

Statement on “Merkley Amendment” to FInancial Reform Bill (04/29/10)

Senator Urged to Change Trade Policies that Offshore Oregon Jobs (02/18/10)

ORFTC Comments on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (01/25/10)

Statement on the White House Plan for a Pacific Rim Trade Agreement (12/15/09)

Oregonians Demonstrate Against the WTO Again (12/05/09)

Displaced Workers Urge President to Remember Trade Promises During G-20 (09/16/09)

ORFTC Comments Opposing the Colombia Free Trade Agreement (08/26/09)

ORFTC Comments Opposing the Korea Free Trade Agreement (08/26/09)

Portland Has Ties to Massacre in the Amazon (07/22/09)

Oregon Congressmen Join Charge for Real Trade Reform (06/25/09)

Rep. Wu Praised for Leadership on Trade Reform (06/24/09)

Sen. Merkley Recognized for Supporting Strong Oregon Jobs (02/18/09)

Fair Trade a Winning Election Issue in Oregon (11/06/08)

Trade Pacts Cost Oregon Over 74,000 Jobs (10/28/08)

Nearly 1-in-5 Oregon Jobs Vulnerable to Offshoring, Study Finds (10/03/08)

U.S. Senate Candidate Details His Views on Trade (08/27/08)

Affluent Traders of Oregon Welcomes “Corporate America Wins with Trade” (08/18/08)

Trade Pacts Cost Oregon Over 10,000 Forest Products Jobs (08/13/08)

Free Trade Agreements Have Hurt Mid-Willamette, Residents Say (06/11/08)

New Trade Reform Bill Addresses Public Demand for Change (06/04/08)

Presidential Candidates Get Specific on Trade(05/14/08)

Rep. Hooley Criticized for Indecision on Human Rights and Oregon Jobs (05/07/08)