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WTO 20th Anniversary

Join the Washington Fair Trade Coalition and Community Allies on December 7 to reignite the energy from the 1999 WTO protests and build our movement for 20 more years of trade organizing!    Please RSVP for events through Eventbrite and share on Facebook (links...

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We Do the Work Radio Show on the new NAFTA

Have you been wondering holds up to the trade just community's demands? Last week the Washington Fair Trade Coalition got to talk with our friends at We Do the Work about exactly what's in the new NAFTA agreement from ISDS to food safety to access to medicines and...

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2018 Washington Fair Trade Coalition Breakfast

Join us at our annual breakfast!    Keynote Speaker: Indira Trejo: How trade policy affects workers, families, and communities and how we can move our work beyond NAFTA (now USMCA)   Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Doors open at 7:30 – Program from 8 to 9:00 AM...

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We’re hiring!

Job posting: Director and Trade Justice Organizer

The Washington Fair Trade Coalition is seeking a talented organizer to direct the coalition’s work on behalf of people and the planet to achieve a fair global trading system.

The Director will be at the center of our campaign to influence NAFTA renegotiation, educating and mobilizing our coalition members and allied groups in these policy debates, securing support from elected officials, and building long-term vision and momentum for fair trade policies that put people and the planet above profits.

Apply today!

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Shine a light on NAFTA Renegotiation!

At this very moment, the public is being shut out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. Meanwhile, hundreds of corporate lobbyists have been given special “cleared advisor” status that gives them privileged access to proposed texts and to the negotiators themselves.

It’s not too late to introduce accountability to the NAFTA renegotiation process. But we have to work together to get Congress to act.

TAKE ACTION!

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Submit YOUR comments to USTR today!

The U.S. Trade Representative is currently accepting public comments on how it should renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

TAKE ACTION: Use this form to submit your comments today! (Deadline Monday, June 12)

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NAFTA Renegotiation Timeline

On May 19, the Trump Administration formally gave notice to U.S. Congress that they will be renegotiating NAFTA.

Check out this helpful timeline on NAFTA renegotiations to see what happens now:

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Trump softens stance on NAFTA

President Donald Trump announced this week that he will not immediately terminate U.S. participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the White House said, after he spoke with the leaders of Mexico and Canada about ways to re-negotiate the accord. Trump on...

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