LABOR JUSTICE: Farmworkers, consumers declare national boycott of fast-food giant Wendy’s

from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers CIW to Wendy’s: “We are here to remind Nelson Peltz that there is something more important than money: Dignity!” As the sun began to dip behind New York’s skyscrapers yesterday afternoon, hundreds upon hundreds of consumers crowded in around an impromptu stage constructed just off Columbus Circle. The Fair … Continue reading LABOR JUSTICE: Farmworkers, consumers declare national boycott of fast-food giant Wendy’s

TRADE: Faith groups oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement

from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns As trade ministers gather in Auckland, New Zealand to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, U.S. faith-based organizations expressed opposition to the agreement. The Interfaith Working Group on Trade and Investment has worked since 2000 to bring to the trade debate the experiences of people of faith … Continue reading TRADE: Faith groups oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement