NYC Council Res Declares NYC a TPP-Free-Zone
- New York City 04/28/2015 by Linda Perry Barr (WBAI News)
Raging Grannies at City Hall, April 27, 2015
NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal put forth a resolution declaring the City of New York a "TPP-Free Zone." It urges Congress to oppose the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 and not grant President Obama "fast-track" authority over, or permission to sign, the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
Actvists went to City Hall to testify in favor of the resolution. Among them the Raging Grannies, Olive Freud, Reverend Stephen Phelps and Joel Kupferman.