Fair Trade USA’s Dairy Label Fails Workers

Fair Trade USA released a new “Fair Trade Dairy” label in partnership with Chobani. It’s a program that has been opposed by farmworker and human rights organizations since it was first announced. [...]

Does Shopping Ethically Really Make A Difference?

By Cullen Schwarz, Ecowatch. -

Ethical shopping is a somewhat new phenomenon. We're far more familiar with the "tried and tested" methods of doing good, like donating our money or time. But while Americans generously [...]

Choose Fairtrade: Choose The World You Want

By Fairtrade America. -

Washington — In honor of October as Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America is launching a national campaign to generate broader awareness for how a simple action, like purchasing a Fairtrade [...]

Mexico-US-Canada NAFTA Trade Agreement Reached–Trump’s Phony Trade War Confirmed!

By Staff, Jackrasmus.com -

As with So. Korea, an early look at the Mexico-US deal late last week showed token changes on autos and steel. No tariffs, just phony quotas on car imports to US. (Trump has recently also quietly [...]

Fairness For Farmers—Consumers Hold The Key

By Julie Wilson, Organicconsumers.org -

Not all fair-trade certification labels are created equal, according to a new report by the Fair World Project (FWP). The report breaks down the various definitions of the most common fair-trade [...]

#TPPBetrayal Tell Trump No TPP

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet -

Tell Trump: Don’t Revive the TPP Trump promised he would end this terrible trade deal and got elected because he said he opposed the TPP. Now he is breaking that promise and betraying the people. [...]

NAFTA Talks Falter, Time To Increase Pressure

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. The NAFTA-2 negotiations seem to be faltering after the fourth round of talks recently held in the United States. The Trump administration is pushing Mexico [...]

Newsletter: Time For Boldness, Clarity & Assertiveness

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. In this moment, the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice needs be bold, clear and assertive in putting forth an [...]

Time To Rethink Approach To Trade Agreements

By Staff, www.politico.com/tipsheets/morning-trade -

By Staff for Politico Morning Trade. Trade agreements have become politically toxic. President Obama has three trade deals he has been pursuing, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the [...]

2015: A Year In Review On Trade And The Environment

By Ilana Solomon, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Ilana Solomon of the Sierra Club. In 2015, new trade and investment cases, leaks and texts all demonstrated how trade rules present a significant threat to our environment and climate. But [...]

Join The Buycott For Trade Justice

By Staff, www.flushthetpp.org -

By Flush the TPP. If they become law, international treaties like the TransPacific Partnership (TPP), TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trade-in-Services Agreement [...]

Declaration Of Principles & Action For New World

By Moving Beyond Capitalism Conference, www.popularresistance.org -

Millions are rising globally to challenge corporate domination of government, people, and the commons, and building a ‘movement of movements’. Hundreds gathered in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, [...]

Why Fair Trade Clothing Is Essential

By Margaret Badore, www.treehugger.com -

Pact Apparel offers a range of soft basics, from socks to tees in GOTS-certified organic cottons. The company has now also earned Fair Trade certification for many of its products, and is working [...]

Alternative Economic Models: Food Co-ops And Fair Trade

By Phyllis Robinson, www.smallfarmersbigchange.coop -

But, there is an alternative. If the goal of a movement is economic transformation, US and THEM can actually become WE – considerably more complex and nuanced an approach, but at the end of the [...]

Progressives Unite In Call Against ‘Horrific’ TPP

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

Braving thunder and rain, hundreds of protesters rallied outside of the Capitol building in Washington DC on Wednesdayto declare to the government that "the entire progressive movement is united" [...]

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