People’s Conference: A Better World is Possible! July 3, 5, 6, 7
July 3, 5, 6, 7 - People’s Conference: A Better World is Possible! Evening discussions with international, national and local grassroots organizers and experts. Details soon.
Saturday, July 7, 11 am - Major Pots and Pans March to STOP TPP! Bring Your Pots and Pans and Drums! Gather at 10:30 am in Freedom Plaza (Civic Center). March at 11 am. Rally at noon at the Bay Hilton Hotel!
We are waking up. The fog is lifting. We are sweeping away the lies and secrecy.
From July 2 to July 10, the political leaders of the Pacific Rim nations are meeting in San Diego to turn the Pacific Ocean and its peoples into a giant privatized corporate lake characterized by non-union workers, Wal-Mart supply chain feeders, poisoned, landless agricultural laborers, a dying biodiversity, and rising, drowning sea levels. We cannot and will not let this happen.
The TPP meeting is officially referred to as the 13th Round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Talks. The nations involved are the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei, Chile, and Peru. Japan, Mexico and Canada have indicated a desire to join. The economic power of this group is more than 40% larger than the 27-nation European Union. The claimed purpose of TPP is to promote development and create jobs.
The General Assemblies of Occupy San Diego and Occupy City Heights hereby invites our communities, our regional neighbors, and our co-inhabitants of Earth, in general, to join us in both protesting the TPP and also in creating a new world.
We will march with pots and pans, and drums to kick off an international week-long conference and roundtables on what is wrong with the TPP Pact and what are the people’s alternatives.
STOP TPP Coalition http://stoptpp.org/
July 2 SD Labor Council mobilization
BAYAN USA and the International League of People’s Struggle (ILPSUS), Anakbayan-USA San Diego chapter