International Actions To Stop The TPP

Above photo: The World is Rising March in Washington, DC in November, 2015.

On February 4, 2016, President Obama will sign the TransPacific Partnership (TPP). The signing ceremony will be held in Auckland, New Zealand.

Following the signing, Congress will still have to pass implementing legislation before the TPP can be put into place. The Obama administration is currently writing that legislation and is expected to send it to Congress as soon as it anticipates having enough votes to pass it. That can happen any time after Obama signs the TPP.

The TPP implementing legislation could be sent to Congress as early as February 5 and as late as after the elections in the fall. It all depends on when Obama and leadership believe they have the votes.

Our job is to make sure that never happens. And that is why we are mobilizing local actions across the country in February. We hope that our allies in TPP countries are making similar plans, but as the most aggressive promoter of the TPP, the US is where it must be stopped!

In other words, it is up to us to stop it.

Let’s show the President and Congress that if they make the TPP law, they will betray everything we care about and we will not obey!

February 4 –Actions are being organized in highly visible areas to raise awareness about the TPP and to let people know about actions during the President’s Week recess. The theme for the month is “TPP = Betrayal.” Choose the location that is best for your community. Highlight issues that concern people in your community and find creative ways to get attention. See the “Tools for Action” page for ideas.

February 4, 2016 actions in these cities in the United States and Canada:

There are actions in 7 countries and 60 cities. Check out the action map for all of the locations.

Arizona

Phoenix – Facebook page

Arkansas

Hot Springs – Facebook page

British Columbia

Vancouver

California

Huntington Beach

Los Angeles – Facebook page THE DATE OF THIS ACTION HAS BEEN CHANGED TO FEB. 3.

Sacramento – Facebook page

San Francisco – Facebook page

Santa Rosa – Facebook page

Colorado

Denver – Facebook page

Connecticut

Hartford

Florida

Delray Beach

Tampa – Facebook page

Illinois

ChampaignFacebook page

Chicago – Facebook page

Iowa

Iowa City – Facebook page

Maine

Portland – Facebook page

Maryland

Baltimore – Facebook page

Massachusetts

Boston

Northampton – Facebook page

Michigan

Detroit – Facebook page

Grand RapidsFacebook page

Mississippi

Oxford – Facebook page

Missouri

St. Louis – Facebook page

New Jersey

Newton

New York

Albany

New York City

Plattsburgh

Poughkeepsie – Facebook page

Rochester

Oregon

Medford

Pennsylvania

Harrisburg

PA – 15 Call in Day

Texas

Dallas – Facebook page

Utah

Salt Lake City

Vermont

Williston

Washington, DC (Please note that this action will be Feb. 3rd)

White House – Facebook page

Washington State

Bellingham

Seattle – Facebook page

Spokane