Tag: TPP

  • Notes from October Meeting – The Spirit of Service: America’s Veterans and the Obligation We All Share

    Notes from October Meeting – The Spirit of Service: America’s Veterans and the Obligation We All Share

    Club President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order five minutes earlier than usual at 3:55 PM. She welcomed and introduced guests, including Howard Singer, Jess Durfee, and Brian White with CBS News 8. Susan then introduced the following elected officials and candidates and welcomed each to give 2 minutes of remarks: Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Candidate District 1, San Diego City […]

  • Gretchen Newsom Gives Union Perspective on the TPP Trade Deal

    Gretchen Newsom Gives Union Perspective on the TPP Trade Deal

    Gretchen Newsom, Political Director of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 569 in San Diego (and Point Loma Democratic Club Secretary) recently spoke to the Lake San Marcos Democratic Club about the trade deal with Asia currently under negotiation. HOME Gretchen Newsom of IBEW Local 569 discusses TPP Have you heard about the […]

  • What Can Be Better For People Than TPP/TTIP?

    What Can Be Better For People Than TPP/TTIP?

    During discussion of granting President Obama Fast Track Authority to ‘negotiate’ the Trans-Pacific Partnership two friends recently asked me: why is TPP wrong for the U.S., for U.S. workers and businesses? where are the ideas to provide something better? [Jump below the line for the short answer ☟] A lot of the discussion has covered the potential loss […]

  • Scott Peters on Fast Track Authority the TPP and German Beer

    Scott Peters on Fast Track Authority the TPP and German Beer

    Congressmember Scott Peters is now a Senior Party Whip as well as serving on the Armed Services and Judiciary Committees. Despite these extra commitments he, and Mary Anne Pintar, still made time to visit the club meeting on Sunday afternoon. In this short video he answers Gretchen Newsom’s question on Fast Track authority & the […]

  • TPP – Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Future of America

    On July 2, 2012 Carol Heasley and I participated with the Occupellas as delegates to the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) conference. After singing our songs protesting the TPP, the IP and Labor negotiators remained after the meeting and spoke with our group. We expressed our concerns about this very broad international agreement that can take precedence […]