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Emergency Teach-in On the Pending Korea Free Trade Agreement

President Obama recently announced his intention to push ahead with the Korea Free trade Agreement immediately after the November elections. This Bush-negotiated pact is the biggest free trade agreement since NAFTA itself. Really ? The biggest free trade agreement since NAFTA in the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression
Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 7:00 pm
AFSCME Council 75 Building
6025 E. Burnside
Portland, Oregon


If passed, it will accelerate the offshoring of Oregon jobs, expose the state's environmental laws to new forms of attack and prohibit the type of banking regulations needed to head of the next financial crisis.

The time to stop the Korea FTA is short. Attend our free, down-and-dirty teach-in to learn:

* How many and what types of jobs the Korea FTA threatens in Oregon;
* Why Oregon legislators are warning the Korea FTA poses a threat to state environmental laws;
* The message our Korean allies are sending regarding this agreement;
* The special role Senator Ron Wyden plays in the Korea debate;
* How you can get involved in stopping the Korea FTA from passing.

Speakers in include Barbara Dudley, David Delk and Arthus Stamiolus

Please educate yourself and take action now using ORFTC's online toolkit, and please help us spread the word. For more information, contact the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign at info@oregonfairtrade.org or (503) 736-9777.

A great article by Christine Ahn and Martin Hart-Landsberg.

Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 7:00 pm
AFSCME Council 75 Building
6025 E. Burnside
Portland, Oregon


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