TPP Protestors to Foreign Negotiators: “Don’t Let U.S. Bully You” 

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By James Timarco of YES! Magazine When negotiators from the 12 countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership gathered this week in Salt Lake City, Utah, they were met by the “TPP Welcoming Committee,” a coalition of environmental, social justice, and labor groups who did their best to show that there is opposition to the deal in […]

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Website/Videos/Interview/Links Regarding The Secretive TPP agreement 

For the most informative website, see:  http://www.exposethetpp.org/ See article here from the website: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Empower Corporations to Attack U.S. Policies in Foreign Tribunals and Demand Taxpayer Compensation for Our Environmental, Health and Other Laws    A leaked text revealed that TPP would include and even expand the controversial system of extreme corporate […]

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How to Democratize The U.S. Economy 

Gar Alperovitz | October 8, 2013 A baker takes freshly-baked bread from the oven at King Arthur Flour Co., a worker-owned business in Norwich, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) Everyone knows the United States faces enormous challenges: unemployment, poverty, global warming, environmental decay—to say nothing of whole cities that have essentially been thrown away. We know […]

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement Would Harm Our Environment 

By Michele Nash-Hoff (published on Huffington Post- 11-14-13) Proponents say that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement would be a platform for economic integration and government deregulation for nations surrounding the Pacific Rim and facilitate free trade to counter China’s financial influence in Asia and the Pacific. The negotiating parties include Australia, Brunei, Canada, […]

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Stericycle Update Press Conference Needs MESA Support 

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This information came yesterday from Brian Moench, MD Date/Time Date(s) – 11/14/2013 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Location Salt Lake County Building- County Council Chambers Info:  There are three points to be made at the press conference.  1.  The Governor’s Health Study is completely inadequate, and waiting for months for it to be completed is […]

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Selected Scriptures and Church Leader Statements on Environmental Stewardship and Conservation 

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From the official LDS website at http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/environment-statements A strong heritage of stewardship of the earth and reverence for all of God’s creations is found in the scriptures and the writings and statements of Church leaders. Hebrews 1:1-2 1 God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the […]

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