TPP

Alternative Visions – National Day of Action against Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Deal – 04.17.15

Jack Rasmus welcomes grass roots organizers, Emmelle Israel of the AFL-CIO and Kali Gochmanofsky of Citizenstrade, who are helping to organize opposition to the pending passage in Congress of ‘fast track’ and the TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Emmelle and Kali describe what’s going on with today’s (Saturday April 18) national day of actions against the free trade agreement and where listeners can go to participate today, Saturday, April 18, and in days to follow.

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Alternative Visions – US ‘Labor Fightback Network’ Organizing Conference (May 15-17) – 04.11.15

Jack Rasmus interviews long time union representative, Jerry Gordon, and co-organizer of the upcoming Labor Fightback Network conference, to be held May 15-17, at Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey. (For information on the conference, go to:  www.laborfightback.org/conference/  Gordon explains the objectives of the conference, where leading local union and community leaders from across the country are gathering to develop a …