Category Archives: Iowa Fair Trade

2009 QC Earth Charter Summit – Local Foods

2009 QC Earth Charter SummitBuilding a Local Foods Movement By Caroline Vernon You’re invited to attend! The 2009 Quad Cities Earth Charter Summit“Building a Local Foods Movement”Saturday, September 26, 2009, 9am-3pmAugustana College – Wallenberg HallLocal Food is the theme of … Continue reading

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We Must TAKE Our Country Back!

We Must TAKE Our Country Back! By Caroline Vernon Whether it’s health care, the cost of education, our environment or global trade, Corporate America is holding us all hostage to the almighty dollar. Greed continues to trump need as corporations … Continue reading

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Progressives Reach Out To Business

  Progressives Reach Out To Business From the Des Moines Business RecordRecently a new friend asked: “Why does Central Iowa need a Progressive Coalition and why is its formation important to the business community?”I think I speak for all the … Continue reading

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Effect of Corporate Globalization on State & Local Governance

  Effect of Corporate Globalization on State and Local Governance From Public Citizen at http://www.citizen.org Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch (GTW) promotes democracy by challenging corporate globalization, arguing that the current globalization model is neither a random inevitability nor “free … Continue reading

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CAFTA: Because You Hafta…

CAFTA:  Because You Hafta… It's in the history books:  House Republican Leadership kept the vote open until enough votes were tallied to pass the Central American Free Trade Agreement. The vote was close (naturally) – with the GOP putting together … Continue reading

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Stop Outsourcing Our Future! Goes to Ottumwa Oct. 11

Stop Outsourcing Our Future! Goes to Ottumwa Oct. 11 A Town Hall Meeting for people concerned about good jobs, the environment, and a healthy future for their community Monday, October 11 7:00-8:30 PM Ottumwa Public Library 101 W. Fourth St., … Continue reading

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Stop Outsourcing Our Future! Goes to Keokuk Oct. 4

Stop Outsourcing Our Future! Goes to Keokuk Oct. 4 A Town Hall Meeting for people concerned about good jobs, the environment, and a healthy future for their community Monday, October 4 6:30-8:00 PM Keokuk City Council Chambers 415 Blondeau St., … Continue reading

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Stop Outsourcing Our Future Comes to Muscatine Oct. 2

“Stop Outsourcing Our Future” Comes to Muscatine Oct. 2 A Town Hall Meeting for people concerned about good jobs, the environment, and a healthy future for their community Saturday, October 2 10:30-Noon Larsen Hall Conference Center, Muscatine Community College 152 … Continue reading

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Tonight in Mason City: Stop Outsourcing Our Future Comes to Town

Tonight in Mason City: “Stop Outsourcing Our Future” Comes to Town A Town Hall Meeting for people concerned about good jobs, the environment, and a healthy future for their community Wednesday, Sept. 29 7:00-8:30 PM Mason City Public Library 225 … Continue reading

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Stop Outsourcing Our Future!

Stop Outsourcing Our Future! A Town Hall Meeting for people concerned about good jobs, the environment, and a healthy future for their community Monday, Sept. 27 7:00-8:30 PM Iowa Valley Community College Continuing Education Center, Room 608 3702 S. Center … Continue reading

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