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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., October 23rd, from 8 to 9 pm at 1500 NE Irving Street, 5th floor
NOTE: This is typically a monthly meeting on fourth Wednesdays.
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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
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NAFTA is being renegotiated. And there is a brief, important window for Public Comments. (Speak Up.)
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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