Starts Wednesday, January 1, 2014
at 2:47 AM for 10 days
Six Critical Actions & Events Vs. Tpp
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The Fast Track vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement could take place in the first few weeks of January. Senator Baucus and House Ways and Means Chair Camp will file their Fast Track bill as soon as Congress re-convenes in January (around Jan. 8). 151 House Democrats and 23 Republicans have pledged to oppose the bill but more votes are needed. To stop Fast Track at least another 40 Representatives must vote NO - that's 180 Democrats and 50 Republicans total. THIS IS NOW A RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK!
TONIGHT! NEW YEAR'S DAY HASHTAG STORM!
Anti-TPP Twitter Storm Wednesday 1/1/14 -- the whole world will tweet and post an ANTI-TPP hashtag #StopFastTrackTPP with posts about why people should stop the Trans Pacific Partnership. The goal of this" "hashtag storm" is to get this hashtag trending on both Twitter and Facebook, so we can inform the public about the dangers of the Trans Pacific Partnership and agitate people to ACT to stop the TPP. Join us and help expose the corporate coup known as the Trans Pacific Partnership.
More info & RSVP (optional): http://tradejustice.net/hash1114
SAT, JAN 4 @ 2 PM: RALLY: REP. RANGEL -- VOTE NO ON FAST TRACK!
Please make a New Year's Resolution to join 350.org in an EMERGENCY RALLY to tell Rep. Rangel
Make it a Happy New Year - Vote NO on TPP! No on Fast Track!
Location: Adam Clayton Powell State Office Bldg., 163 W. 125th St., just east of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. (7th Ave), Manhattan
Directions: 2/3 (closest), a, b, c, or d to 125th st.
More info & RSVP (optional): http://tradejustice.net/rangel1414
WED, JAN 8th ALL DAY: FAST TRACK CALL STORM!
Call your US House Representative when he/she returns to Congress as part of a national call-in day! Ask for your Rep's legislative assistant on trade and DEMAND that your rep vote NO on Fast Track Trade Promotion Authority! You can find your Rep's name and contact info by entering your address at http://tradejustice.net/leg.
More info & RSVP (optional): http://tradejustice.net/call1814
WED, JAN 8 th @ 8PM: PRESENTATION: WHAT TPP WILL MEAN FOR WORKERS & THE ENVIRONMENT
Attend a TPP presentation by TradeJustice New York Metro at the next meeting of the Three Parks Independent Democrats. You can read their resolution against TPP at http://www.threeparksdems.org/Positions/TPPresolution.pdf
Location: Y outh Hostel (ballroom), 891 Amsterdam Ave at 103rd Street , Manhattan.
DIRECTIONS: 1 train to 103 rd Street.
MORE INFO: http://www.threeparksdems.org/contact.html
FRI, JAN 10 TH : FILM SCREENING: THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE
This Is What Democracy Looks Like, a co-production of the Independent Media Center and Big Noise Films, weaves the footage of over 100 videographers into a gripping document of what really happened on Seattle's streets. The film cuts through the confusion and tear gas to paint an intimate, passionate portrait of a week that changed the world. This Is What Democracy Looks Like was the first documentary to capture the raw energy of the WTO protests, while clarifying their global and historic significance. Watch the trailer at http://tradejustice.net/demfilm. Join us for a discussion where we'll connect the battle of the late nineties vs. WTO to the ongoing struggle against the WTO -- and our current fight against TPP!
Location: Park Slope Food Coop, 782 Union Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11231.
Directions: R to Union St (at intersection of Union Street and 4th Avenue), 2 or 3 train to Grand Army Plaza station (at intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Plaza Street) or B, Q to 7th Ave (at intersection of Flatbush and 7th Avenues). Additional directions at http://tradejustice.net/coop.
Contact: Ieva at (718) 369-4942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More info & RSVP: http://tradejustice.net/call11014
Organization: TradeJustice New York Metro
Contact Info: Ieva (email@example.com) (718) 369-4942