Despite campaign promises to reform the NAFTA model, President Obama is bringing the Korea Free Trade Agreement forward and lobbying for it’s passage.
The Korea FTA would be the LARGEST free trade agreement since NAFTA and would lead to the outsourcing of HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of jobs. It contains all of the same anti-democratic, job hemorrhaging provisions in NAFTA that have devastated our state. This is completely unacceptable.
JOIN US SATURDAY AT OUR ANNUAL MEETING WHERE WE WILL TAKE ACTION IN STRONG OPPOSITION TO THE SOUTH KOREA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT.
It is time to put an end to NAFTA-style trade deals and to overhaul trade policy. To accomplish this we MUST get Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins to OPPOSE this disastrous proposal.
THIS Saturday- December 11th
Tickets are $5 to cover lunch (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)
Please RSVP to Daphne at 777-6387
Waterville UCC Chruch- 7 Eustis Parkway
What happened? Why now?
Obama and S. Korea struck a “deal” to “fix” the issue of auto imports from the US to S. Korea. They therefore claim that it is ready to be brought forward for a vote. Nothing else actually changed.
Good commentary on what’s happening– read this article:
Rep. Mike Michaud says:
“…when it comes to this deal, I will work with allies on Capitol Hill to do whatever I can to defeat it. We need to finally live up to what the American people have been demanding for years – a substantial departure from the past, not a continuation of its mistakes.”
Meanwhile the corporate interests are ecstatic.
We CAN and WILL fight this free trade agreement. The fact that Congress would even consider it shows how entirely out of touch they are with working people.
This is what we have been organizing for- the time to mobilize is NOW!
Please join us Saturday and spread the word!
More details to follow in the coming days.
RSVP to Daphne at 777-6387 firstname.lastname@example.org
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