Finally – some change we can believe in! On June 4, 2008, Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Mike Michaud introduced groundbreaking new legislation to reform U.S. trade policy. The Trade Reform, Accountability, Development and Employment (TRADE) Act represents months (years!) of work by people committed to fixing the failed NAFTA model. It creates a positive […]
Category Archives: Trade Justice Blog Posts
Thanks for making the March 1 Benefit a success!
Thank you to everyone who made our March 1 Benefit a great success – especially Nectar Lounge, Ruby Shuz and Supersones. We also want to thank Corrugated Films and Moving Images for donating their films to the raffle! Everyone had a blast and we raised much-needed funds to prepare for Spring and Summer organizing! Ruby […]
Confronting the Food Crisis Teach-in Session Notes
We are very excited to post notes from many of the sessions during our Teach-in, which happened this past December. Thank you to all the volunteer note-takers who compiled this information for us! Click here to view the session notes in a PDF document. Please feel free to browse these notes to get a feel […]
Over 400 People Attend Teach-In on Food Crisis
More than 400 people attended the “Confronting the Food Crisis: Cultivating Just Alternatives to the Corporate Food System” Teach-in on December 5th and 6th. This was a huge turnout that far surpassed our expectations! A big thank you goes out to all the speakers, co-sponsors, volunteers, and allies who made it happen. We couldn’t have […]
Presidential Candidates on Agriculture, Trade, and Development
Unedited version of an article in CAGJ’s November Newsletter, compiled by Ashley Fent. Please note that CAGJ does not endorse any presidential candidate. Speaking as an individual, it is my opinion that neither of the two dominant parties plans a progressive overhaul of the system-rather, both McCain and Obama have interests that often inform their […]
“Battle in Seattle” premieres Sept 19: help build the People’s History of the Battle of Seattle!
On Friday September 19 “Battle in Seattle”, the major-motion picture about the WTO protests, will finally open in Seattle and other cities. The film is director Stuart Townsend’s first, and stars Andre Benjamin, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Rodriguez, Channing Tatum, and Charlize Theron in a fictionalized account of the week of protests, including some archival footage. […]
Derailing Doha and the Pathway to a New Paradigm
How WTO’s collapse clears the way to solve today’s food, fuel, and financial crises By Victor Menotti, International Forum on Globalization July 30, 2008 Seeing the Sweep of History As experts dissect the collapse of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Doha round of global trade talks to explain its causes and effects, many are missing […]