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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Issues to stress during Congressional recess

The Congressional recess means members of Congress are in their home state to hold town hall meetings, visit fairs and rodeos, and reconnect with constituents.…

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WORC, farm groups urge Congress to reject trade deal

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has become a divisive issue in the nation’s capital, and criticism intensified after 161 food, farm, faith and rural organizations sent…

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Job losses in rural West from trade deals

Western states haven't been immune to the job losses from trade deals that turned the Midwest into "Rust Belt."  Rural communities, like Dillon in southwest Montana, have…