Direct Action @ TPPA Negotiations

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership's 14th Round of negotiations coming to a end and word of the talks continuing well in to the new year, activist from Occupy DC, the nearest Occupy group to the negotiations venue in Leesburg, Va., have made sure the negotiators didn't finish up their secret talks without hearing the views of the 99%.

Some activists scaled a tripod and lay in the road to block trade negotiators entering an upscale golf resort while other activists erected a 75-foot high banner suspended by 10 weather balloons. Some even managed to get in to the Financial Services negotiations room and denounce the secrecy of the talks directly to the negotiators (check out the video below!).




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