Fair Trade


The Washington Fair Trade Coalition (WFTC) is a coalition of over 60 Washington labor, faith, environmental, farmer, and social justice groups that are committed to creating a fair, balanced, and sustainable global trading system.

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WFTC Fair and Just Trade Vision Paper

Washington Fair Trade Coalition’s vision paper expresses what good trade policy would look like. The trade justice community is often characterized as saying no to trade agreements. The Coalition wanted to produce a set of positive principles for trade advocacy on...

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Join student activists next Thursday, October 6th at UW to call on the Biden administration to #EndCOVIDMonopolies and share COVID tests and treatments with the world. Register at tinyurl.com/uwcovidrally ... See MoreSee Less
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How Big Tech’s “Digital Trade” Agenda Hurts Working People ... See MoreSee Less
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President Joe Biden : Please support South African President Ramaphosa and other leaders’ calls for lifting World Trade Organization - WTO barriers to global COVID test & vaccine access.#EndCOVIDMonopolies ... See MoreSee Less
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You're invited! The Washington Fair Trade Coalition is hosting our annual fundraiser on Sunday, October 30th from 2-4pm outside the IAM Local 751 hall in Seattle. Please join us for a variety of Halloween activities including spooky trade trivia, a costume contest and a variety of other tricks and treats! RSVP at bit.ly/3Rw3RD3!We are so excited to come together in person for the first time since 2019 to talk fair trade, update you on what is going on in the trade world, and have space to chat and connect! We look forward to seeing you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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HAPPENING TODAY!Come hear from experts like Maaza Seyoum of Peoples Vaccine Alliance on the urgent need for more test and treatment access in the global south; Felipe Carvalho of Doctors Without Borders Brazil on the efforts of Latin American countries to get compulsory licenses for Paxlovid; and Hillary Haden of the Trade Justice Education Fund on what YOU can do to support these efforts as the campaign comes to a head now through the fall.Please RSVP online at bit.ly/3OXc2XsPrioritizing pharma monopolies’ profits over global access to #COVID vaccines, tests & treatments continues to kill thousands of people around the world each day.Join the Trade Justice Education Fund on 8/15 for a briefing on the critically-important next phase of the global campaign bit.ly/3OXc2Xs ... See MoreSee Less
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Fair Trade Not Free Trade

What Would It Look Like?

For too long, U.S. trade policy has benefited transnational corporations
at the expense of workers’ rights, consumer safety and the environment
at home and abroad. The Washington Fair Trade Coalition, working closely
with local, national, and international partners, aims to build a new model of
trade, a model that supports our communities and our world. What could that look like?

Free Trade Facts

The Impact Of Free Trade Policy In Washington State

Manufacturing Jobs Lost in Washington State

Jobs Lost due to the Rising Trade Deficit With Mexico

Hey high school teachers and college professors! Would your class benefit from learning about free trade agreements? Contact us to schedule a date for a class visit.

Help us fight for fair trade!