Our Food, Health, & Environment
Discussion & Organizing Meeting
Nov 27th, 2012,
Community Church of NY, 446 W. 36th St. bet. Dyer & 10th
- Ana Maria
Quispe-Piscoya (GMO activist) on how TPP will attack bans on
genetically modified foods
Amanda Lugg (Health Global Access Project) on how TPP will
limit access to generic drugs
Adam Weissman (Global Justice for Animals and the Environment) on how
TPP will attack bans on fracking and other environmental laws
PM: Join a panel of experts at to learn more about TPP.
PM Join activists to plan
a campaign to stop it!
Donation: $5-15 (free if you can't afford to pay!)
& Additional Info: http://tradejustice.net/tppforums
same original on both sides and cut into four quarter page sized
Phone: (718) 218-4523 Email:
A, C, or E to West 34th Street. Walk or take the M34 bus to Dyer
Avenue. Walk North to 36th Ave and west (in the direction of
10th Avenue. Church is on the South Side of the Street.
Bus: M34 to Dyer Ave. Walk North to
36th Ave and west towards 10th Ave. Church is on the South Side
of the Street.
Jobs Alliance; Brooklyn for Peace; Center for Health, Environment,
and Justice; Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines; Global
Justice for Animals and the Environment; Mingas Network; Occupy Wall
Street Environmental Solidarity Working Group; Occupy Wall Street
Trade Justice Working Group; Sane Energy Project; and TradeJustice
New York Metro.
is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a massive proposed expansion of
the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 11 countries are
part of TPP negotiations and more are expected to join. TPP
negotiations are being conducted in secret – the public, the
media, non-governmental organizations, and even member of Congress
have been denied access to the negotiating texts of the agreement –
but 600 corporate advisers have full access and in collusion with the
Obama administration have been shaping an agreement that will advance
their interests at the expense of the public interest.
companies are pushing for expanded intellectual property rights that
will drive many generic drugs out of the marketplace- a death
sentence for people who cannot afford exorbitantly priced brand-named
drugs for life-threatening illnesses like AIDS.
and agribusiness corporations and the US government, want to include
rules that will force countries to drop their bans on dangerous
genetically modified foods – and would even attack government
labeling programs for GMO foods!
polluters, including the hydrofracking industry, benefit from TPP's
investor provisions, which give investors in any TPP nation the power
to sue the government of another nation if that nation's
environmental laws prevent those investors from profit from