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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

ETV WeeklyNews February 12, 2016

February 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ken Gale reporting on this week’s topics from New York This Week’s Topics: 1-Indian Point- 65,000 Times More Radiation Than Normal At Indian Point’s Recent Water Leak………(00:36 to 2:38) For More Info: 2-The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Not A Done Deal Yet….. (2:40 to 5:34) For More Info: [...]

Shake it off – Break the TPP!

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is time to SHAKE OFF the mother of all corporate give-aways — The Trans Pacific Partnership, a.k.a. “the TPP”. Sing it, dance it, above all BREAK IT! Take part in the Week of Action starting Oct. 10th [...]

TPP Press Conference/Rally to Decry US Promotion of Malaysian Human Trafficking

August 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, groups affiliated with Human Rights, Civil Rights, Religion, the Environment, among others, gathered at the Malaysian Embassy by the UN in NYC to to denounce the Obama administration’s attempt to minimize ongoing, widespread human trafficking and forced labor in Malaysia in order to advance the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. On July 27th, the State Department upgraded Malaysia’s human trafficking rating despite continuing abuses and deteriorating enforcement. Human rights groups have called the move a cynical ploy to ease passage of the [...]

NYC Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal: NO to Fast Track; NO to TPP

May 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

  The Honorable NYC Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal, held and spoke out against both “Fast Track” and the International Trade Treaty-The Transpacific Partnership (TPP), at a press conference on Monday, April 27, 2015, prior to a City Council hearing gathering testimony on that Topic: Resolution 576. Councilwoman Rosenthal is the prime sponsor of this resolution and was joined by Donovan Richards and Mark Levine, also NYC Coiuncil members; Josh Fox, Zephyr Teachout, Peter Sikora (CWA), Rev. Stephen H. Phelps, Sierra Club’s Stephanie Low and Eric Weltman of Food and Water [...]