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CORPORATE POWER GRAB: Can Democracy Survive?

May 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join Trade Justice NY Metro to Learn More And Help Pass A NYC Resolution Against Fast Track.  Global trade agreements that are “Fast Tracked” through Congress, which is what supporters intend for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), harm us in ways we don’t know about until it is too late. Like NAFTA, the TPP will outsource jobs, hurt our environment, threaten food safety and access to medicines, limit internet freedom and roll back recent Wall St. regulations. The “investor-state” provision will also severely limit the rights of participating countries, including the US, to pass their own laws and reforms in these and other areas. If we do, we could be sued by large corporations for damaging their “future expected profits.”

MODERATOR: Ron Kuby, Co-host of ABC Radio’s “Curtis and Kuby”
KEYNOTE: Honorable Helena Rosenthal, NYC Council Member, 6th District, Manhattan
• Kian Frederick, Nat’l Field Director, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch
• Mitch Jones, Director Common Resources Program, Food & Water Watch
• Jennifer Flynn, Director, Health Global Access Project
• José Schiffino, Working Families Party and Chair, Fair Trade Committee NYC, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
• Reverend Stephen Phelps, former Senior Interim Minister, Riverside Church
• Malú Huacuja del Toro, Author


May 13, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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