FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Lettween 651-214-6064 Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition Statement on Congressional Approval of the Korea, Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements When Congress passed the Korea, Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements tonight it voted to export hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs, reward labor and human rights offenders, harm our planet, [...]
October 6, 2011 For Immediate Release Contact: Jessica Lettween 651-214-6064 Coalition urges Walz to reconsider support for corporate-backed trade deal with South Korea In a disappointing deviation from his traditional support for working families, Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz announced today he will vote in favor of the pending South Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. The [...]
China currency bill is before the Senate today. Please give Senators Franken and Klobuchar a call to urge their support of passing this bill. On your call, do not forget to reiterate your organization’s opposition to the Korea FTA — they have both not stated their position, so really need to hear your message again. [...]
We’re mentioned and quoted in an article in the August 16 UK Guardian: Obama’s midwest bus tour message backfires by Daniel Denvir The president’s attempt to cast himself as pro-business won’t win voters whose jobs have been killed by free trade deals. “It’s insane for our elected officials to even be considering a trade deal [...]
We need to stop the Korea FTA from moving forward now, before it’s too late. Here are tools for you to help sound the alarm about the Korea proposal.