The Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement is the latest and largest of the free trade deals our government has negotiated. NAFTA was one of the early ones. These deals undermine the local country's ability to protect its own interests in the face of corporate interests, undermine environmental protections, undermine labor laws, and more. This flier breaks it all down.
A community radio station in Austin recently featured an interview with Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg regarding Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (Austin So Close to the Border). ATCF will become an independent organization on September 30, 2010.
From left: Cynthia Waide, Judith Rosenberg, Billy Yeats, Leticia Silva and Tom West at the Alamo Draft House Theater in Austin.