TransPacific Partnership Protest Wrap-up: Secret Deals Under Fire

By: Monday May 14, 2012 4:15 pm

After a weekend of protest and controversy, it’s clear that the TransPacific Partnership, the secretive and far-reaching international trade deal negotiated in Addison, Texas is under fire. The more sunshine we let in, the less attractive this deal looks to world leaders.

From a direct action perspective, the highlight of the week was the major disruption caused by Yes Lab pranksters with support from Occupy Dallas. Their efforts, which included replacing the toilet paper in the hotel with special ‘TPP’ message paper, culminated in a major infiltration and the presentation of a fake “Corporate Power Tool” award to US Trade Representative Ron Kirk.

 

Occupy Dallas Carries On

By: Sunday November 20, 2011 8:45 am

At least the local press seem to be covering Occupy Dallas more fairly–that is a start in the right direction. We are getting the word out there that we are not a bunch of “lazy” people among other things. The fact is that most of us do have jobs and we do care deeply about what is happening to the majority of the people in our country.

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