OWS Trade Justice will be participating in or organizing 5 events this week!
We look forward to seeing you at these events!
Tues, Mar 19, 2013: 11:30am – 1:30pm Challenge US Korea FTA & TPP Negotiator @ Korea Society Event
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 3pm – 4pm National TPP Organizing Call
On the call, you’ll get a status update on the TPP in light of the just-completed Singapore Round of negotiations and Japan’s announcement seeking to join. More importantly, we’ll discuss steps you can take to introduce accountability on the TPP during the upcoming spring Congressional recess — and you’ll also get a heads-up on a proposed International Day of Action prior to the Lima Round of negotiations this May.
Details at http:/tradejustice.net/32013.
Thurs, Mar 21, 5:30pm – 8:30pm: Protest: Tell Rep. Crowley to Vote NO! on Fast Track for TPP @ B-Day Fundraiser
Congressman Joseph Crowley, a consistent supporter of job-killing ,environment destroying free trade agreements, is holding his annual birthday fundraiser to rake in corporate cash from the companies who want to ensure that he will continue pushing free trade agreements that endanger our jobs, our health, and our environment. Join TradeJustice to expose Crowley’s past free trade votes and demand that he vote against Fast Track Authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an 11 country trade deal currently being negotiated, described by critics as “NAFTA on Steroids” and “a corporate power tool.”
Details @ http://tradejustice.net/32113
Fri, March 22, 7:00pm – 9:30pm: Bullshit – Vandana Shiva Documentary w/ anti-TPP Speaker
Follow the tireless Indian nuclear physicist Vandana Shiva for two years in her worldwide battle against the leaders of globalization. In the discussion portion of the evening, a rep from TradeJustice member group Global Justice for Animals and the Environment will discuss the environmental threat posed by the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Details @ http://tradejustice.net/32213
Sun, March 24, 10:30AM – 5:00PM March and Table on TPP @ Veggie Pride Parade
Join TradeJustice member group Global Justice for Animal and the Environment at this massive vegetarian community event to raise awareness on the connection between free trade agreements, the global expansion of inhumane and polluting factory farm agriculture, climate change, rising consumption of animal products and increases rates of diseases in the developing world, “NAFTA flu” and other dangerous diseases spread by factory farm globalization.
Details at http:///tradejustice.net/32413