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CELEBRATORY PARADE For End Of NAFTA and TPP!

Downtown Portland!

who's with me?
See Also —

Schumer To Labor Leaders: TPP Is Dead
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433693.shtml

UAW Seeks To Join Trump In Effort To Dismantle NAFTA
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433714.shtml

Canada, Mexico Ready To Talk About NAFTA with US
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433717.shtml

Quote from EFF 12.Nov.2016 13:23

Sandy Barr

The Battle Against TPP Isn't Over, But It Has Shifted

 https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/11/battle-against-tpp-isnt-over-it-has-shifted

[...] We're calling it: today is the day the TPP died.

Nevertheless, the battle against the deal is not over. Why not? Because the other TPP countries are still in the process of passing their implementing legislation, which contains all of the worst measures in the TPP that we have been fighting against for the last six years—including the extension of the term of copyright, the strict rules against DRM circumvention, the tough criminal penalties against those who infringe copyright or who leak trade secrets, and the prohibition against mandates to review source code for bugs and backdoors. Countries that continue along the path of passing their implementing legislation will end up in the worst of all possible worlds—having accepted all the US demands on copyright and other digital policies, but without receiving any trade benefits from the United States in exchange.