News & Analysis

Calls for Fair Trade, not TPP, Gain Momentum

Yesterday, Spokane City Council joined Bellingham and Seattle in unanimously declaring their opposition to the TPP.  While "the citizens of Spokane strongly support international trade when fair rules of trade are in place and seek to be an active participant in...

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House Blocks Trade Package for Now!

**UPDATE: RE-VOTE ON STAND ALONE FAST TRACK BILL SCHEDULED FOR 8 AM PST, THURSDAY JUNE 18. CONTACT CONGRESS NOW!** Despite intense pressure from the White House, on Friday, June 12, the US House of Representatives rejected the fast track/TAA trade package... for now....

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Reps Smith and Heck Opposing Fast Track

**BREAKING: THE VOTE HAS BEEN SCHEDULED TO START AT 8:20 AM PACIFIC TIME TOMORROW.** Watch at CSPAN or http://houselive.gov Call your Rep NOW and urge them to vote NO: 202.224.3121 Tomorrow, the US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote whether to Fast Track...

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National Call in Day! Fast Track in the House!

Ways & Means Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) is pushing to bring his awful Fast Track legislation for a vote in the House next week. We need your help stopping him. Please call your U.S. Representative now at 1-888-804-8311 and urge him or her to vote NO on Fast Track....

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Most Crucial May Recess–Stop Fast Track NOW!

As you may have heard from our Facebook and/or newsletter, we at the Washington Fair Trade Coalition and our allies are calling for an ALL HANDS ON DECK! stop to Fast Track. The House of Representatives is currently on recess which means our reps are home in...

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New Bill=No Compromise

IMMEDIATE ACTION! Sign your organization on to a national sign on letter opposing Fast Track! Closes Wednesday! Can your organization sign? Get more information from us! Call Gillian at 206 ** 227 ** 3079   With the release of the "new" TPA bill in Congress this...

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The Battle for Seattle, the Battle for the World

Read our collection of reflections by local leaders and organizers, Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Legacy of the Battle for Seattle. 15 years ago on November 30, tens of thousands of people from all walks of life converged on the streets of Seattle and took a...

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