TONIGHT: Emergency Webinar With Danny Glover, Emanuel Cleaver and TransAfrica on Trade Votes This Week

By: Monday October 10, 2011 8:55 am

Tonight FDL will be hosting a webinar on the NAFTA-style trade deals for Panama, Columbia and Korea that congress will vote on this week.

Click here to sign up and join us for this important event. The presentation will be limited to 100 participants, but we will be putting a video of the event online for everyone to see shortly after it concludes.

It’s Okay to be Scared Now

By: Sunday August 14, 2011 8:32 am

So the two jobs plans under consideration are put on a show and score a “win” by paying off the Chamber, arming the North Koreans and offshoring 160,000 jobs with another NAFTA deal, or put on a show and pretend to care about passing legislation that will never happen.

You know at some point people might get wise to the fact that Obama is the most powerful political figure in the world, and he does have options beyond being a corporate tool who lets his campaign manager rearrange the national lawn furniture.

What Obama Fights For: Giving $9.55 Billion to North Korea to Spend on Nukes

By: Wednesday June 29, 2011 1:16 pm

At a time of high unemployment, it’s difficult to fathom why the President would be fighting to increase our trade deficit and ship tens of thousands of jobs overseas by pushing his NAFTA-style trade deal with Korea. Even more stunning, however, is the loophole in the Obama deal that will hand billions over to North Korea to spend on their nuclear weapons program.

Guide to NAFTA-Korea Style Trade Deal, Jobs and the State of the Union Speech

By: Tuesday January 25, 2011 7:13 pm

Public Citizen released the following fact sheet in anticipation of the President’s State of the Union speech

United Steelworkers Oppose Passage of Obama’s NAFTA-Style Free Trade Agreement

By: Thursday December 9, 2010 10:11 am

USW Opposes Passage of Revised US-Korea Trade Agreement (Pittsburgh) – The United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement by its International Executive Board today after concluding an extensive examination of the terms of the proposed agreement: “The Obama Administration has now concluded negotiations with the government of South Korea on the revised terms of the [...]

US Chamber Watch: NAFTA-Style Korea Free Trade Supporters Are “Outsourcers All”

By: Saturday December 4, 2010 1:01 pm

US Chamber Watch, an advocacy group originally launched by the Change to Win labor federation, issued a statement blasting the supporters of the NAFTA-style Korea Free Trade agreement as “outsourcers all.”

Linda Sanchez: Obama’s NAFTA-Style Korea Free Trade Deal Will Send Jobs Overseas

By: Saturday December 4, 2010 11:47 am

Rep. Linda Sanchez’s statement on President Obama’s NAFTA-style U.S. – South Korea Free Trade Agreement, announced yesterday