Fast-Track-to-TPP-600x467American trade policy should strengthen, not weaken, the health, environment, food sovereignty, working conditions, labor rights, and transparent, competitive market principles of this country and all countries.

WORC’ s Trade Bill of Rights outlines basic fair trade principles, including

  • The right of countries to preserve family farms and promote global food security.
  • Strong labor, environmental and public health standards.
  • Fair and democratic negotiations processes that allow for public input by the very people affected by the agreements.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Off the Agenda, for now

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is dead, for now. Democratic and Republican leaders have indicated Congress will not consider the TPP this year. In September, Western…

Members travel to D.C., urge Congress to oppose TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the largest trade deal ever, is in the process of being forced through Congress by the Obama Administration and their corporate…

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Presidential candidates on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Barack Obama is pushing to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal before he leaves office. But most the 2016 presidential candidates oppose it. WORC…