[pp.int.general] Global Day of Action - April 18, 2015 (anti trade agreements - including TTIP)
johansen.raymond2 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 21:38:43 CEST 2015
Thank you Zbigniew!
As an apropos, I did an interview on the subject today with a couple
of US congressmen on . Here is the link for that piece from the
perspective of Activism.
A little quote from the article:
"Greer, Johansen and Rodrigo are each utilizing the power of social
media and the internet to put a democratic end to the imperialist
FTAs. The TPP and TTIP both contain chapters on intellectual property
and copyrights similar to SOPA, PIPA and CISPA legislations that have
witnessed massive uprisings online. The FTAs spread bad US copyright
laws written by Hollywood and US music industry executives and
lobbying organizations, such as the MPAA, across the world.
Furthermore, the FTAs would turn Internet Service Providers into a
“censorship police.” The charge against TPP/TTIP shows the continued
support of the Internet for Freedom of Speech and Freedom of
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 9:56 AM, Zbigniew Łukasiak <zzbbyy at gmail.com> wrote:
> People and the planet before profits!
> Global Call to Action to Defeat Free Trade and Investment Treaties
> We, civil society organizations, trade unions, farmers, youth, women,
> indigenous movements and grassroots activists from across the world,
> are calling for a Global Day of Action on 18 April 2015 to stop free
> trade and investment deals and promote an economy that works for
> people and the planet.
> For the last decades, secret trade and investment agreements have been
> pushed by corporations and governments, damaging our rights and the
> For the last decades, we have been fighting for food sovereignty, for
> the commons, to defend our jobs, our lands, internet freedom and to
> reclaim democracy. Along the way, we have grown as a movement, we have
> made our voices heard and we had victories.
> Together, we can stop the agreements that are being negotiated and
> reverse the negative impacts of past agreements. We can drive forward
> our alternatives based on human rights over corporate privileges.
> We call on organizations, individuals and alliances to participate by
> organizing decentralized actions across the five continents. We
> welcome a diversity of tactics and solidarity actions from across the
> world that will help raise awareness, engage and mobilize people
> locally towards a new trade and economic model that works for people
> and the planet.
> Join the Global Day of Action’ automated list and be part of the
> strategic discussions!
> Send an email to 18a-subscribe at lists.riseup.net to register!
> Groups are welcome to translate, adapt and change the call for their
> own mobilization.
> Groups are also welcome to choose a different day of the week if more
> appropriate for their local campaign.
> Zbigniew Lukasiak
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