Concerned citizens and activists on trade in the Portland metro area meet as an ad-hoc group called PDX Trade Activists, monthly on last Wednesdays. Next one: the night of November 29th, 2017.
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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
BY CTC – JANUARY 5, 2017 POSTED IN: BREAKING ISSUES Thank you. Your hard work — coupled with that of millions of other grassroots activists across the United States and the world — is what pulled the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) out of the … Continue reading
ORFTC Fair Trade Monitor Fair trade update from the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign, August 2016 In this issue: 1. We Rocked Against the TPP! 2. Keeping up the #RockAgainsttheTPP momentum 3. Time to get in the street to shout out … Continue reading
Rock Against the TPP WEEKEND OF ACTION is coming to Oregon! The biggest challenge we’re facing in the fight to stop the anti- democratic Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is that too many people still don’t know what it is. That’s … Continue reading
Labor Leaders & Others Urge Congress Not to Put More Oregonians in the Unemployment Line Portland & Beaverton, Oregon — Labor and community advocates held rallies and press events in Beaverton and Portland this week to discuss the release of a … Continue reading
Beaverton & Portland Rallies We need your help in telling Congress not to let the Trans-Pacific Partnership put more people in the unemployment line! The corporate push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is going full force — and … Continue reading
June 17th, 2016, Portland, OR—In wake of the Orlando massacre and in celebration of PRIDE weekend, Oregon Fair Trade Campaign hosted a rally against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in front of Rep Earl Blumenauer’s office, highlighting the trade deal’s lack … Continue reading
ORFTC Fair Trade Monitor Fair trade update from the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign, May 2016 In this issue: The US International Trade Commission report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Labor and Human Rights forums Bad Trade Kills Good Jobs tour coming … Continue reading