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Newsletter 170: Make Trade Fair for All!

Newsletter 170: Make Trade Fair for All! (February 20th 2017) Make Trade Fair for All! The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is officially dead, thanks to opposition from a broad coalition of people all around the globe and the signature of President Trump. Yet as the President promises to renegotiate NAFTA and other trade deals, those of […]

Newsletter 169: Take Action: Make the “Fair Trade” Promise Reality

Newsletter 169: Take Action: Make the “Fair Trade” Promise Reality (February 1st 2017) Take action today to demand truly inclusive and fair trade agreements. In the first days of Trump’s administration, he officially withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the massive trade pact with eleven other countries that Congress had already declined to sign into […]

Newsletter 168: Don’t Let the Fox Guard the Hen House: Stop Nomination of Anti-Labor Secretary

Newsletter 168: Don’t Let the Fox Guard the Hen House: Stop Nomination of Anti-Labor Secretary (January 18th 2017) Take Action: Tell Your Senator to Stop the #AntiLaborSecretary In their own words, the mission of the Department of Labor is: To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of […]

Newsletter 167: Shocked, heartbroken, and in solidarity

Newsletter 167: Shocked, heartbroken, and in solidarity (November 9th 2016) Shocked, heartbroken, and in solidarity We are shocked and heartbroken. We have stacked some of the most important elected leadership positions in this country with officials who speak against not for the most marginalized people in our communities. Officials who deny climate change as both […]

Newsletter 166: Time for Justice in the Fields!

Newsletter 163: Time for Justice in the Fields! Time for Justice in the Fields! (October 25th 2016) Justice in the Fields — New Report Evaluates Fair Labor Claims of Seven Certifications Farmworkers are an essential part of our food system, yet one that remains unseen. They work long, hard days, handling dangerous equipment and chemicals […]

Newsletter 165: Time for Jobs with Dignity for All!

Newsletter 165: Time for Jobs with Dignity for All! Time for Jobs with Dignity for All! (October 5th 2016) Issue 13 of For A Better World is here! This issue looks at the role of dignified work in a just economy. Here in the U.S. the movement to Raise the Wage & guarantee fair pay […]

Newsletter 163: Three Things You Can Do for Healthy, Sustainable Food

Newsletter 163: Prioritize Food Policy, Stop the TPP and a Vision for Trade Justice… Three Things You Can Do for Healthy, Sustainable Food (August 30th 2016) Elected Officials Must Prioritize Food Policy: Throughout this election season, we have heard a lot about the presidential candidates. We’ve heard a lot about emails, national security, character traits, […]

Newsletter 162: Farmers Feed the World-Will You Stand with Them?

Newsletter: Farmers Feed the World-Will You Stand with Them? (August 4th 2016) Tell President Obama to Support Small-Scale Farmers! The global consensus is growing: small-scale farmers can feed the world and cool the planet! During last year’s United Nations talks on climate change, the French government made history with a proposal putting forward regenerative farming […]

Newsletter 161: Seven Years is Too Long, It’s Time for a Raise!

Newsletter: Local governments are taking the lead raising the wage; The High Cost of Cheap Palm Oil – watch this new video from RAN, and Tell the President: We Want to Know What’s In Our Food… Seven Years is Too Long, It’s Time for a Raise! (July 14th 2016) Need a raise? You’re not alone! […]

Newsletter 160: Say it Loud: Stop the TPP!

Newsletter: The TPP is nothing short of a corporate takeover of our democracy. Lobbyists want to sneak the TPP through Congress quietly; that means it’s time for us to get loud… Say it Loud: Stop the TPP! (June 30th 2016) Making Better Lunches for Everyone Each meal you make is a vote for the food […]