Written By: - Date published: 7:58 am, January 25th, 2016 - 43 comments
Categories: Abuse of power, democracy under attack, Economy, Globalisation, International, Politics, trade, us politics - Tags: Jane Kelsey, lori wallach, TPPA, trans pacific partnership agreement
Posted with permission from the legendary Bryan Bruce.
And from his Facebook page:
Huge TPPA Auckland Town Hall Meeting 7pm Tomorrow Night.
It’s not too late to stop the TPPA. Tomorrow night (26th January) in the Town Hall at 7pm you can hear why and what we can do to prevent it happening.
Speakers will include:
US former trade attorney and TPPA expert Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen Global Trade Watch, on how the US politics may sink the TPPA.
Professor Jane Kelsey who will explain the highlights of the expert papers saying what the TPPA would really mean for Kiwis.
Grant Robertson, Labour; Metiria Turie, Greens; Marama Fox, Maori Party; and Fletcher Tabuteau, NZ First who will form a political panel a political panel to tell us why they oppose the signing of the TPPA:
The speaking Tour then continues at the following venues
Wellington St Andrews on the Terrace on Wednesday 27th 7pm
Christchurch on Thursday 28th at Cardboard Cathedral at 7pm
Dunedin on Friday 29th Burns Hall (next to First Church), Moray Place. at 7pm
These are free events. Please come to them if you can.
The Facebook event page for the meetings is here.