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Boulder Protest Planned Over TPP Concerns

Posted: November 7, 2014 at 8:00 am by , in Breaking News, Featured, Morning Magazine

Trade ministers from 12 countries negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership, are due to meet in Beijing ahead of the Asia-Pacific economic summit next week.

Efforts by activists who oppose the TPP are ramping up as the trade deal reaches the final negotiation stage.  There is a protest planned at the Boulder office Congressman Jared Polis on Friday November 7th at noon, calling on him to take a position against the TPP and particularly against attempts to Fast Track the deal.  Carolyn Bninski with the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center and Dave Felice, a tel-communications union leader in Denver explain their concerns over the TPP.