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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., June 27 from 7 to 9pm at 1500 NE Irving St., Suite 585
NOTE: This is a monthly meeting on fourth Wednesdays.
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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
Today, in D.C., the U.S. International Trade Commission is hearing testimony as input in the NAFTA renegotiation. These hearings are part of how the United States Trade Representative will be guided as to what positions to take (and priorities to … Continue reading
This graphic shows the timeline on how NAFTA renegotiation will proceed. The period for submitting public comments to the USTR ends THIS MONDAY, June 12. Get them in. Here’s a LINK to a form by which you can send language that demands … Continue reading
NAFTA is being renegotiated. And there is a brief, important window for Public Comments. (Speak Up.)
President Trump’s intentions for NAFTA are in motion. The “renegotiation” of NAFTA will go down this summer. Right now, the new United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer is accepting public comments on how the renegotiation should take place (… … Continue reading