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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.
Category Archives: NAFTA
Health, retiree, faith groups and more tell Earl Blumenauer: Stay strong in refusing a new NAFTA that’s bad for patients and consumers
As part of his March 21 public forum on the high costs of prescription drugs, Rep. Earl Blumenauer heard from many activists in their insistence that the new NAFTA be sent back to the drawing board rather than approved with … Continue reading
Due to our work as Oregon Fair Trade Campaign, Oregon is one of 9 states where (our umbrella organization) Citizens Trade Campaign (CTC) does on-the-ground organizing. CTC has released the following press statement today, on the new version of NAFTA, … Continue reading
STATEMENT on today’s news — U.S. administration tells Congress of intent to sign a trade agreement (w/ Mexico and potentially Canada)
More Work Needed on NAFTA for Working People & the Planet Washington, D.C. — As the White House notified Congress of its plans to sign a renegotiated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the United States’ largest … Continue reading
What has happened to NAFTA in the past week? The U.S. and Mexico have announced the outlines of a deal that they’re willing to close on Friday — by on that day sending official notice to the U.S. Congress of intent to … Continue reading
The Colombia FTA shows how flawed the U.S. government’s prioritization has been—to this point—regarding labor rights in its trade agreements. The following writing explores this. Despite a “no” vote being encouraged by labor and civil society, the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement … Continue reading
More Than 1,000 U.S. Civil Society Groups Demand That a People-Centered Agreement Come out of the NAFTA Talks
Civil society groups — us, and those in relationship with us — across the U.S.A. that have a shared vision for a replaced NAFTA and a list of demands regarding the nature of the agreement have released their letter to … Continue reading
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