On March 24, the BlueGreen Alliance joined the United Steelworkers, Sierra Club, AFL-CIO, Friends of the Earth, OxFam America and the Washington Office on Latin America in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk. The letter urged the new Obama administration not to bring any of the pending trade agreements to Congress, or negotiate new ones, until a comprehensive review of the impacts of our current trade model on development, workers’ rights and the environment are conducted and any necessary changes made.
Related Tools & Resources
- The Road to Fair Trade Deals: NAFTA Renegotiation Is An Opportunity to Change America’s Trade Approach
- BlueGreen Alliance Testimony Before U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy
- Illegal Logging In Indonesia: The Environmental, Economic and Social Costs