Trump pulls US out of Trans-Pacific trade deal

Trump's executive order formally withdrew the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which had been criticized from both the left and the right.
Jan 23, 2017

John Kerry makes case for Trans-Pacific Partnership at Boeing visit

Secretary of State John Kerry stopped at the Renton Boeing plant and defended the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which has been met with skepticism by some.
May 19, 2015

Seattle votes to oppose fast-track of Trans-Pacific Partnership

The city of Seattle unanimously approved a resolution Monday opposing the fast-track consideration of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and expressing concerns about aspects of the multi-national deal.
Mar 31, 2015

Seattle mulls stance against fast track for Trans-Pacific Partnership

A Seattle city council is set to vote Monday on taking a stance against giving Obama fast-track trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Mar 28, 2015
At the NAFTA Initialing Ceremony, in October 1992 , Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari, US President George H. W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney along with trade officials from all three countries. Bill Clinton finalized the negotiations after taking office the next year. (Photo from the George Bush Presidential Library)

Not Another Fu**ing Thing Again: NAFTA turns 20, Seattle celebrates?

Inside the Canadian consulate's bizarre 20th birthday party for NAFTA.
Oct 28, 2014
People gather at Peace Arch Park on the Canadian border in December 2012 to oppose the U.S.-led Trans Pacific Partnership. (Photo by Caelie Frampton)

5 reasons to protest the Trans Pacific Partnership

Citizens and social justice orgs rallied at Westlake on Friday to protest the largest free trade agreement since NAFTA.
Jan 29, 2014
Women and children receive typhoon relief aid last month. (Photo courtesy Balsa Mindanao)

Filipina women, forced migration and disaster trafficking

On International Migrants’ Day, we should be talking about the root causes of trafficking and labor exploitation: global inequality.
Dec 18, 2013