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

ECONOMIC JUSTICE: PCUSA signs onto letter opposing the Ryan-Hatch Fast Track Bill

from the Citizens Trade Campaign Pax Christi USA has signed onto a letter to Congress opposing the just-reintroduced Fast Track legislation. The Ryan-Hatch Fast Track bill would allow pending trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be rushed through Congress, circumventing ordinary review, amendment and debate procedures.  Defeating this legislation is our best way … Continue reading ECONOMIC JUSTICE: PCUSA signs onto letter opposing the Ryan-Hatch Fast Track Bill