Don't Betray Democracy! No "Fast Track" for the TPP!
by Nancy Price and Marybeth Gardam, Earth Democracy Leadership Team Members
“We oppose Fast Track because it unconstitutionally silences the voices of men, women and children who will greatly suffer under the TPP. The TPP will limit access to safe water and food, affordable medicine, and well-paying jobs women need to provide for their families. Under the TPP, peace and freedom across the Pacific Rim will be impossible to achieve.
Read statements by many different social and environmental justice, peace, democracy, health, and labor groups.
For the next days until Friday, Jan. 31, these groups will be using StopFastTrack.com to drive calls to Congress, create a media buzz to counter the extreme media blackout on Fast Track and the TPP, and support planned rallies and events on the ground.
Together We Can Stop “Fast Track”
CALL and EMAIL your senators and representative now. Don't let the corporate voice be louder than your voice!
Join in the actions to stop Fast Track stop the TPP culminating with an Inter-Continental Day of Action on Jan. 31. Submit any information about a rally, teach-in, call-in, meeting with a member of Congress, or any other action to the Inter-Continental page and find actions near you on their map, and here, too!
Remember - “Fast Track,” otherwise known as Trade Promotion Authority, made NAFTA possible. The Baucus-Hatch-Camp “Fast Track” bill that has been introduced to Congress gives the White House the upper hand on trade d
eals not just for the TPP, but for the next four years with renewal for three, including for the proposed Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) between the 28 European Union countries and the US.
Take action now! The TPP threatens everything you care about. If you care about democracy and don’t want corporations and the global political and financial elite controlling your life – Take Action!