May 21, 2015

Read CWA’s Statement on Today’s Senate Action on Fast Track

CWA commends the 38 Senators who today voted against the motion to proceed on Fast Track, or Trade Promotion Authority. Thirty-three Democrats, or 73 percent of the Senate Democratic Caucus, voted no.

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May 21, 2015

CWA Activists’ Unprecedented Efforts to Defeat Fast Track, TPP

CWA Activists joined with labor allies, environmentalists, and grassroots activists across the country in continuing to hold lawmakers accountable for their positions on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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May 21, 2015

Iowa CWAers Made Presence Felt at Weekend Caucus Events

CWA activists made their presence felt at weekend political events all across Iowa.

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May 21, 2015

Candidates for President: Which Side Are You On?

Read President Cohen's latest HuffPost blog on Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

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May 21, 2015

CWA “Thanks” Chris Christie in Ad

It was typical Chris Christie bluster as the New Jersey governor held a town hall in Kenilworth, New Jersey, on March 31, 2015.

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May 14, 2015

Senate Tries Again on Fast Track

This afternoon, the Senate resumed debate on advancing Fast Track Authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals to the Senate floor.

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May 14, 2015

NYC Mayor De Blasio Launches a Progressive Agenda for America

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio believes income inequality is a national crisis that defines our time and he came to Washington this week to launch a Progressive Agenda for America to begin to address the issue.

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May 14, 2015

Unions Protest Christie’s Pension Fund Cut

"Governor Christie, breaking his word! Breaking the law!"

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May 14, 2015

CWA Activists Across the Nation Rally to Oppose Fast Track, TPP

CWA Activists joined with allies and other labor organizations to continue the campaign against Fast Track for bad trade deals, including for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership that the U.S. is negotiating with 11 Pacific Rim nations such as Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.

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May 14, 2015

Congress Asks: Who Is Writing the TPP?

In a stunning op-ed in the Boston Globe, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) pull back the curtain on the authors of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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May 14, 2015

Missouri Governor Poised to Veto Right-To-Work Bill

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May 7, 2015

Chris Christie’s Rough Week

First, two indictments and a plea agreement were unsealed in the "Bridgegate" scandal.

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May 7, 2015

Rep. Bera Admits Someone Pulling His Strings in Op-Ed Supporting “Fast Track,” TPP

Congressman Bera admits that "widely used and disseminated statements made their way into the final draft" of the op-ed column.

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May 7, 2015

Rep. Polis Runs Away from Activists Bearing Chocolate Birthday Cake

Polis has been turning himself into a pretzel trying to have his cake and eat it too on Fast Track for the TPP.

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May 7, 2015

Experts Oppose ISDS Provision in TPP as Contrary to American Legal Traditions

A group of legal heavyweights, including Harvard University's Laurence Tribe, are saying that the Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is contrary to American legal traditions.

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May 7, 2015

Trade Deficit Skyrockets

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Apr 30, 2015

New York City Joins Growing Numbers of Cities Opposing the Trade Deal

The New York City Council passed a resolution declaring the city a "TPP-free zone" and urged Congress to reject Fast Track legislation for the trade deal.

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Apr 30, 2015

Texas Democratic Party Declares Opposition to the TPP and Fast Track

The Texas Democratic Party came out strong in opposing the TPP and the current Fast Track authorization that would block legislators from amending even a single provision of a trade agreement until 2021.

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Apr 30, 2015

More Local Governments Declare Their Communities to be “TPP Free Zones”

Ohio CWAers convince the City of Columbus and Trumbull County, Ohio, to declare their communities against Fast Track for the TPP.

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Apr 30, 2015

Senators Tell White House: Release the Text of the TPP Before Any Vote

In a strong letter to President Obama, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown took on the Administration's charge that critics of the TPP are "dishonest" by claiming that TPP is a secret deal and called on the White House to release the text of the TPP publicly.

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