• Ask Rep. G.K. Butterfield to declare opposition to TPP

    Join us April 5th for Rep. Butterfield’s ‘State of the District Address’ in Durham to ask him to Stop TPP!

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  • Could TPP be a death sentence for cancer patients?

    A breast cancer survivor who put her freedom on the line to find out shares her story.

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  • National Trade Lobby Day is Feb. 10th

    As our fight to defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continues, the national AFL-CIO is calling state and local labor leaders and affiliates to Washington, DC for a lobbying blitz on February 10th – and for everyone else to flood Congress with phone calls against the TPP.

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  • Press conference before State of the Union to highlight dangers of TPP

    Advocates for elder Americans and consumers, in general, will hold a press conference before the President delivers his State of the Union address to warn of the dangers the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Tuesday morning in Raleigh.

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  • Leo Gerard: The TPP is another deadly trade deal

    After years of decline, the death rate for the least educated middle-aged white Americans has increased since NAFTA, and “half a million people are dead who should not be dead,” say economists.

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  • AFL-CIO: Top 5 Scariest Things About the TPP

    Just in time for Halloween, Celeste Drake, Trade & Globalization Policy Specialist at the AFL-CIO, has written a blog post with the five scariest things about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (aka “NAFTA on steroids”).

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  • The fight to stop the TPP continues

    “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.”

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  • Emergency Chapel Hill picket to #StopFastTrack (5/28)

    Please join us next Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 4-6pm outside Rep. Price’s office in Chapel Hill if you care about keeping jobs in the U.S., food safety, internet freedom, affordable medicine, and stopping climate change,

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  • AFL-CIO: Stop Fast Track (TPP) (VIDEO)

    If we want to raise wages, protect our jobs, and save American manufacturing, we need to stop “fast track”!

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  • No to “Fast Track” – Durham People’s Alliance

    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 – […]

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  • Dear Rep. David Price, #StopFastTrack!

    Workers, students, and retirees from across North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District and beyond are speaking out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership by speaking up with one message: Dear Congressman Price, Stop Fast-Track!

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  • Lack of currency manipulation fix in TPP hurts jobs

    According to researchers at the Economic Policy Institute, using the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to eliminate currency manipulation would create jobs in every congressional district. The only problem? There is no rule in the TPP to crack down on currency cheaters like Japan and China.

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  • Town of Chapel Hill comes out against 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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  • Coalition to Stop Fast Track launches ad campaign in North Carolina

    The Coalition to Stop Fast Track began airing television ads in the Raleigh/Durham media market, encouraging voters to urge Congressman David Price to oppose Trade Promotion Authority, nicknamed “fast track”, which Congress is expected to vote on within the next two weeks.

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  • Get the facts on “Fast Track 2015” legislation

    The AFL-CIO opposes the Hatch-Wyden-Ryan “Fast Track 2015” Legislation (S. 995/H.R. 1890), and here’s why.

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