The Free Trade Area of the Americas agreement (FTAA) is an international business deal that will
increase corporate power while endangering the lives of millions of people and the environment
through increased privatization and trade deregulation. FTAA negotiations are being held in secret
without any public input.
Learn about the issues and how the FTAA will affect Oregonians.
Sat, Apr. 14,
Grayson Hall, U of O Campus, 12th and Kincaid
10 a.m. What is the FTAA and why is it a problem.
11 a.m. Workshops I
A. Worker rights
B. Environmental and social impacts
C. Free trade vs. the common good
11:45 a.m. Lunch and theater
12:30 p.m. Workshops II
A,B,C above, repeated
1:15 p.m. WRAP-UP -- How does this affect us locally?
A. Oregon impacts
B. Political organizing globally and locally
After the wrap up, many of us will be heading down the street to the Bijou Theatre, who will be showing "A Year in the Streets", a 90 minute documentary if revolt, mass resistence and direct action against neoliberal capitalism and the police state, at 2:00pm.
For more information contact: CISCAP 485-8633