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Oregon Fair Trade Campaign invites folks in Portland to the Global Justice Committee meeting — a committee of Portland Jobs with Justice. At this meeting, trade-agreement politics will be a focus, so, take up working with us on this plus global solidarity broadly.
Wed., March 27 from 7 to 9pm at 2701 SE 14th Ave, Portland
NOTE: This is typically a monthly meeting on fourth Wednesdays.
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December 13, 2017 We are in midst of the sixth round of NAFTA 2.0 talks. What can we say is going on, in this tense, consequential process (to wrestle with 23 years of loss to communities due to the North … Continue reading
This post is for spreading some new resources. The image below is our ORFTC fact sheet on the NAFTA campaign made in-house. Further, we have these exciting things to tell you about: Public Citizen (and their entities Global Trade Watch … Continue reading
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
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
Last week, you noticed that the Trump administration released its document of negotiating objectives for NAFTA 2.0. Our post, as Oregon Fair Trade Campaign, about this is the most previous post on this site. It is our statement of response … Continue reading
The Trump administration releases NAFTA objectives. Here’s how we respond. Follow the link to submit comment.
Yesterday, the USTR released the awaited (eighteen-page) document outlining its negotiating objectives for when — in thirty days — the U.S. is at the table with Mexico and Canada, to redo NAFTA. You can see the USTR’s document here. Our petition for telling … Continue reading
This comes from Green America. They announce today that 100 small businesses sent a letter to President Trump urging him to side with small business in its opposition to ISDS’s presence in the North American Free Trade Agreement. Investor-State Dispute … Continue reading
The NAFTA politics — where do they stand? Who will be the winners of a NAFTA renegotiation? Could it be labor and environment and community groups? Only if we show up. Get answers to these questions, and join forces — for all … Continue reading
The United States had been in nine years of litigation against the government of Guatemala in the first-ever labor dispute settlement case under the provisions of CAFTA-DR. Guatemala was in trouble for failure to enforce its labor laws. The case closed … Continue reading