June 19, 2015
“We are at the end of the second quarter and the score is tied 1-1,” said AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. “We look forward to the third and fourth quarters.”
Community opposition to granting President Obama “Fast Track” power to expedite through Congress dangerous new trade and investment agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership is growing! Yesterday the Durham People’s Alliance published this letter to Congressman David Price, whose district includes the Bull City, urging him reject “Fast Track” legislation, which would essentially guarantee passage of the TPP – […]
The Town of Chapel Hill adopted a resolution at its April 27 council asking area Congressman David Price and Senators Burr and Tillis to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership over its dangerous ISDS provision that would “undermine the ability of governments to enact laws to protect human rights, labor and environmental standards.”
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