Oregon Fair Trade Campaign invites folks in Portland to a Global Justice Committee meeting — a reboot of Portland Jobs with Justice’s regular global-justice-oriented organizing hub. Since this is a kind of relaunch, coming to this first meeting means joining an open discussion of what the group should take on. Trade will certainly be a focus. Work with us on this and other global-solidarity concerns!
Wed., February 28 from 7 to 9pm at 2249 E Burnside St.
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Lookout, Oregon. This story delves in something unacceptable faced by our state neighbors to the north. It could happen here, and it’s bad enough that it happens anywhere. #EndISDS ISDS, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, is being used dangerously in Washington state … Continue reading
Trump Trade has meant so far a lot of uncertainty and tremendous talk of change, with nothing meaningful changing yet, and trade deficits climbing rather than subsiding. In the State of the Union a week ago, Trump said the United … Continue reading
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