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Stop TPP at the Brisbane G20

​AFTINET contributed to the Brisbane Community Action Network G20 People's Summit on November 13 and People's March on November 15. Dr Patricia Ranald provided a comprehensive presentation on the Trans-Pacific Partnership at a forum on the 13th, and the Stop TPP banner was in the 4,000-strong People's March in the heat of Saturday the 15th.

 

Half a million sign petition to US Congress against TPP Fast Track

On November 6, 2014 a broad coalition of labor, environmental and consumer groups delivered over half a million petition signatures and letters to key Congressional leaders opposing Fast Track authority for the  Trans-Pacific Partnership TPP. Fast track would  allow the TPP to be rushed through Congress without amendment.

See the full report here 

http://www.citizenstrade.org/ctc/blog/2014/11/06/obama-heads-asia-amid-growing-opposition-fast-track-tpp/

TPP Protest Images, Ministers Meeting, Sydney, October 25, 2014

Great images from protest outside TPP Trade Ministers' Meeting, with 100 taking part and lots of media!

Speakers were Dr Patricia Ranald (AFTINET), Vivien Nguyen (SumofUs), Prof Kimberlee Weatherall (University of Sydney), Jon Edwards (MSF - Doctors Without Borders), Kondo Yasuo (Japan People's Alliance Against the TPP), Senator Peter Whish-Wilson (Australian Greens). Street theatre performers were Lindy Nolan from NSW Teachers Fed and Michael Whaites from the NSW Nurses & Midwives Assoc.

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