Couldn’t make it to WCAT’s 9/26/13 “Topple the TPP: A Forum on the Trans-Pacific Partnership”? Listen to the audio below:
0:00 – 14:21 – Ian Robinson (Washtenaw Community Action Team) on the history of free-trade agreements and their impacts. Overhead slides. (Word document)
15:53 – 27:35 – Natalie Yoon (United Students for Fair Trade) on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Slides.
27:35 – 32:20 Mary Gallagher (United Students for Fair Trade – University of Michigan chapter) on the environmental impacts of the Transpacific Partnership. Slides (PDF).
32:20 – 39:22 Vas Jacobs (Good Jobs Now) on the impact of free-trade agreements on labor, both in the U.S. and internationally.
39:20 – John Bohn (United Students for Fair Trade – University of Michigan chapter) on what we can do about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and fast-track. More on the artist and activist coalition against the TPP.
To contact the U-M chapter of United Students for Fair Trade, send a message to umichusft at gmail.com.
For more on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, see Public Citizen’s TPP page.