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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

NY City Councilman Mark Levine: Says NO To TPP/Fast Track

April 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

  MARK LEVINE TELLS AUDIENCE: CALL COUNCIL MEMBERS TO CO-SPONSOR ROSENTHAL RESOLUTION AGAINST FAST TRACK AND “BAD TRADE DEAL” Speaking at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on West 126th. St. in Manhattan on March 12, 2015, at a meeting entitled “How Would Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Impact Our Community?” New York City Council Member Mark Levine asks his audience to stand with him against Fast Track and the TPP, “a bad trade deal …that would gut environmental, labor, and even food safety regulations.” He urges his audience to call Council Members for [...]

NYS Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright: No To Fast Track and TPP

March 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

NYS Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright: No To Fast Track and TPP Speaking at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on W.126th St. in Manhattan on March 12, 2015, at a community meeting deploring the Fast Track and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) international trade agreement, NYS Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright asks Congressman Rangel to join with him and their fellow constituents on this matter. He was joined by other speakers, including NYC Council Member Mark Levine and Estela Vazquez, Executive VP of 1199/SEIU. The event was sponsored by the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter; Food and Water Watch [...]

Delaware Riverkeeper Network video Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Impact

February 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Delaware Riverkeeper Network video Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Impact By Delaware Riverkeeper delawareriverkeeper.org The Delaware Riverkeeper Network along with other organizations is warning that a trade agreement being negotiated between the United States and Pacific countries will threaten environmental protections and public health. This video examines the potential impacts of the Trans Pacific Partnership if the trade agreement is approved by [...]

Congressman Rangel: Don’t Be Railroaded! Vote NO On “Fast Track”

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Congressman Rangel: Don’t Be Railroaded! Vote NO On “Fast Track” On Saturday, January 4, 2014, anti-“Fast Track/TPP” activists rallied at Cong. Rangel’s Manhattan office on W.125th. Street to urge him to VOTE NO ON FAST TRACK for environmental and other concerns. Congressman Rangel can be reached at: (212) 663-3900(NYC office) (202) 225-4365 (DC [...]

Self-Government Is Imperiled by Global Corporatocracy; TPP and Fast Track

November 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

  A teach-in/forum on the TPP was held at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Queens, NY, on Saturday, November 2nd 2013. Speakers included: Ken Gale, Host/ Producer Eco-Logic WBAI 99.5 FM, 8pm Tuesdays, the late Joseph (Joe) S. Lauria, MoveOn.org, Pete Dolack, Blogger, Systemic Disorder, and Kian Frederick, Director, New York State Citizens Trade Campaign. This video is dedicated to the memory of Joseph (Joe) S. Lauria (June 3,1943 – November 8, [...]

A Back-Room Deal For The 1%; The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

October 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

On October 25,2013, The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies presented a forum entitled “A Back-Room Deal For The 1%; The Trans-Pacific Partnership.” The speakers were: Arthur Stamoulis, Executive Director of Citizens Trade Campaign, Celeste Drake, Trade and Globalization Policy Specialist with the AFL-CIO, and Kian Frederick, New York State Director of Citizens Trade [...]