I was on @Thom Hartmann's @The Big Picture with Patty Lovera of @Food & Water Watch to talk about the trade deal Thom calls SHAFTA.
Supporters are now helping to
The European Union has so far rejected U.S.-raised beef from factory farms where growth hormones are used to fatten up cattle. But U.S. corporations are pushing to open European markets to hormone-tainted beef, via an international trade agreement that is being negotiated behind closed doors. If the Obama Administration gets its way, that trade agreement—the Trans-Atlantic Trade and…
First the good news: the fair trade marketplace is growing! Never before have there been more fair trade products at your supermarket, co-op, and online. Now the bad news: the US is currently negotiating two so-called "free trade" agreements – the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), which if implemented will seriously harm farmers and…
Tell President Obama and U.S. Trade Rep. Michael Froman: Trade Agreements Shouldn't Be Secret!
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