Political Perspectives on 11/25/09
Trade Policy and the Economic Crisis
Arthur Stamoulis of the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign is the guest, along with a representative of Public Citizen to talk about the connections between trade policy and the current economic crisis. They will also discuss the Trade Reform, Accountability, Development and Employment (TRADE) Act, which outlines a way forward to a new trade and globalization agenda that could benefit more Americans. Also on the program, information on the march and rally planned for Saturday, December 5 to voice opposition to new attempts to expand the World Trade Organization (WTO). The demonstration is one of hundreds around the globe, and comes on the 10-year anniversary of the historic “Battle in Seattle” WTO protests.