Top-secret international TPP talks
to take place March 9-15 at
Waikoloa Beach Marriott
What is TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership)?
TPP has been described as NAFTA (North American Free-trade Agreement) on steroids!
It is a totally non-transparent meeting of the world’s “1%” to negotiate a mega-treaty that would give ultimate power to corporations like Wal-Mart, Monsanto, Goldman-Sachs, Pfizer, Halliburton, Philip Morris, GE, GM, Apple, etc.
FREE LECTURES AND “DAY OF ACTION”!
HILO – Wednesday, March 11th, 6 PM, Hilo Woman’s Club, 7 Lele St., Hilo
KONA – Friday, March 13th 6 PM, Council Chambers, West Hawaii Civic Center 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona
Speakers to include:
Sanya Reid-Smith, Third World Network, Malaysia; Dr. Jane Kelsey, University of Auckland, New Zealand;
Palikapu Dedman, Pele Defense Fund and Ohana Ho’opakele, Hawaii Island;
Eric Gill, UNITE HERE, Local 5!, Honolulu; Juliet Begley, Americans for Democratic Action, Hawaii Island
ALOHA ‘AINA “DAY OF ACTION” AGAINST TPP &
FOR HOME RULE, SOVEREIGNTY, DEMOCRACY AND TRANSPARENCY
Saturday, March 14, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
Peaceful Protest to take place at
Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway entrance to Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort
Aloha ‘Aina Peaceful pickets of TPP are also encouraged throughout the week of March 9-15, on the highway fronting the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort, along the King’s Trail near the King and Queen’s Marketplaces, and on the public shoreline fronting the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Hotel. Aloha ‘Aina boat and canoe ocean flotilla pickets are also encouraged
More details on TPP :
- TPP will offshore millions of good-paying jobs to low-wage nations, undercutting working conditions globally and increasing unemployment.
- TPP will expand pharmaceutical monopoly protections and institute longer patents that will decrease access to affordable medications
- TPP will ban GMO Home Rule laws, limit GMO labeling, and allow the import of goods that do not meet US safe standards.
- TPP will encourage the privatization of lands and natural resources in areas where indigenous people live.
- TPP will roll back Wall Street regulations, and prohibit bans on risky financial services.
Countries involved: U.S. Japan, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.