Disrupt J20: Demand Trade Justice at the Inauguration

Disrupt J20: Demand Trade Justice at the Inauguration
Actions are being planned to protest the inauguration on January 20, 2017 through a coalition called Disrupt J20. Trade for People and Planet is partnering with the Trade Justice Alliance to organize actions using the theme of trade justice. This will kick off years of resistance ...

National People’s Agenda Call

National People's Agenda Call
The National TPP Resistance call is now the National People’s Agenda call. It will take place on Wednesday nights at 9 pm Eastern/6 pm Pacific. See the date of the next call below. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE CALL. Years of educating, organizing and mobilizing by ...

Danger Still Lurks in TiSA Under Trump Administration

Danger Still Lurks in TiSA Under Trump Administration
Some Trade Deals on Hold after Trump’s Election, but Danger Lurks in the Lesser-Known  Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)   November 28, 2016 by Deborah James http://www.huffingtonpost.com/deborah-james/some-trade-deals-on-hold_b_13282998.html   Fair Traders who are celebrating the defeat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may see their hard work ...

Fire Ants Killed The TPP

Fire Ants Killed The TPP
By Leo W. Gerard for The Huffington Post The defeat of the TPP is a tale of ants slaying a dragon. It seemed a fearsome task, challenging the powerful behemoth that is Wall Street, Big Pharma, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Big Ag, Big Oil, ...

The TPP is Dead: The People Defeat Transnational Corporate Power

The TPP is Dead: The People Defeat Transnational Corporate Power
By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers The Obama administration faced reality on Friday when they recognized the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would not be ratified by this Congress. The TPP is dead. Now we must build on that victory so that the people set the political ...

No, Trump Didn’t Kill the TPP — Progressives Did

No, Trump Didn’t Kill the TPP — Progressives Did
**NOTE: The actions for the coming week are STILL on! We will demand an end to this era of rigged corporate trade and a new era of trade that protects people and the planet. We will protest the DAPL on Tuesday. And we will protest the ...

Actions To Finish Off The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)!

Actions To Finish Off The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)!
Originally published on Popular Resistance We have been fighting the TPP for the past 5 years. The work of activists across the country and in solidarity with activists around the world succeeded in pushing the TPP fight into an election year and making it politically ...

Japan’s lower house ratifies TPP as US prospects diminish

Japan's lower house ratifies TPP as US prospects diminish
Originally posted on Nikkei Asian Review TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan’s House of Representatives voted to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and passed a related bill Thursday, despite diminishing prospects for the ratification of the pact by the United States following Donald Trump’s victory in the ...

McConnell rules out TPP vote before Trump takes office ** (Don’t Get Comfy Activists!)

McConnell rules out TPP vote before Trump takes office  ** (Don't Get Comfy Activists!)
** NOTE: TPP resisters! We are winning but we haven’t won yet. Obama wants this more than anything. It all comes down to whether we can prevent him from introducing the legislation in the first few weeks of the lame duck session. Originally posted on Reuters, ...

New Report: “Trade in the Balance: Reconciling Trade and Climate Policy”

New Report: “Trade in the Balance: Reconciling Trade and Climate Policy”
Originally posted on The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) are pleased to announce the publication of a new report, “Trade in ...