Date(s) - 03/18/2015
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Category(ies) No Categories
National Fast Track Resistance Call
Wednesdays evenings @ 9 PM ET from March 11 to April 29.
For Whom: The TPP & similar trade agreements affect everyone. All should join.
Purpose: Stop Fast Track & thus Stop the TPP. This call series is to educate people about what Fast Track & the TPP are & what they can do to stop it.
Introduction to the TPP/Fast Track by Kevin Zeese/Margaret Flowers (10 mins)
Special guest to cover a specific topic (20 to 25 mins)
Q and A
Here are the topics which will be covered over the course of the call series which is going from March 11th-April 29th
March 11 – The Fast Track to Global Corporate Rule with Ralph Nader.
March 18 – The Assault On Democracy and Local Economies with Nancy Price of the Alliance for Democracy.
March 25 – Climate Justice or Climate Chaos? with Anne Petermann of the Global Justice Ecology Project.
April 1 – Widening the Divide: Saying Goodbye to Jobs, Workers’ Rights and Dignity with Ajamu Baraka, Human Rights Defender.
April 8 – Taking Away our Rights to Internet Freedom and Privacy with Evan Greer of Fight for the Future
April 15 – Our Rights to Control and Know about What We Eat with Karen Hansen-Kuhn of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.
April 22 – Trading Away our Access to Health Care with speaker TBA from the People’s Health Movement.
April 29 – Trade for People and the Planet over Profit with TBA.
During each call we will also be having seven breakout rooms with the following topics:
1. More Q and A with the speaker for those who are interested in learning more
2. How to organize a teach-in
3. How to do visibility actions
4. How to do citizens media including social media
5. Actions focused on members of Congress – meetings, bird-dogging, etc
6. TPP Free Zones
7. Organizing 101 for people who have never organized anything