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Congress Moves Toward Passing Colombia, Panama & S. Korea Free Trade Agreements

“And I’ll also oppose the Colombia Free Trade Agreement if President Bush insists on sending it to Congress because the violence against unions in Colombia would make a mockery of the very labor protections that we have insisted be included in these kinds of agreements. So you can trust me when I say that whatever…

Congress is Coming Home, Tell Them We Won’t Stand for More-of-the-Same Free Trade!

The Alliance for Responsible Trade urges you to act now to stop NAFTA-like free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama! Last Friday, Representatives came home for their “in-district work week.” With rumors circulating that the South Korea Free Trade Agreement (the biggest agreement of its kind since NAFTA) will soon be brought to…

Colombian Vice President in DC Lobbying Unions & Congress to Support US-Col Free Trade Agreement

Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzon is in Washington DC lobbying for passage of the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. As a former unionist and progressive turned neoliberal, Garzon plans to meet with opponents of the FTA, including officials from the AFL-CIO, the Teamsters and the United Auto Workers, as well as with Sen. Sherrod Brown. Garzon…