Global Trade Radio

The Minnesota Fair Trade Podcast

Episode 9

Episode 9

On today’s episode of Global Trade Radio, Arthur Stamoulis of the Citizen’s Trade Campaign talks about the fight to stop the November vote on fast track in Congress. Then Robert Scott of the Economic Policy Institute explains how stopping currency manipulation could be the best job creation policy America has seen yet.

Episode 8

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On today’s episode I talk with Steve Suppan at the IATP about last month’s leak in the food safety chapter of the US-EU free trade agreement, and what it could mean for how your food is handled. Then, I talk with Steve Wick of MPIRG about their sweat free campaign in Duluth to stop tax dollars from being spent on the products of sweatshop labor.

Episode 7

Episode 7

On the seventh Episode of the podcast, Amy Shannon from the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities talks about the intersection of trade policy and immigration, and how it relates to the current refugee crisis.

Episode 6

Episode 6

On this month’s episode of Global Trade Radio, Melinda St. Louis of Public Citizen analyzes what the Wikileaks leak tells us about the Trade In Services Agreement. Then, former EPA engineer Lyle Hyde explains how the TPP’s environmental chapter is a “bulldog with foam rubber teeth.”

Episode 5

Episode 5

Episode 4

Episode 4

In the month’s episode, we get an update on the latest Transpacific Partnership talks, talk with Ben Beachy about the fallacy that the TPP will contain China, and hear from Bernie Hesse about the impact of globalization on food safety.

Music in this episode by Noise Problem Selections and Podington Bear, under Creative Commons licenses: creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-….0/us/legalcode

Episode #3

Episode #3

On this month’s episode of Global Trade Radio, I talk with Josh about the stalling TPP trade talks, hear from Maira Sutton of the Electronic Frontier Foundation about the threat to internet freedom, and profile MPIRG with student activist Ty Pan.

Music in this episode by Noise Problem Selections, Podington Bear, and the Wingdale Community Singers under Creative Commons licenses: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode

Episode #2

 

Episode #2

On the second episode of Global Trade Radio, we talk about the latest TPP negotiations in Singapore, the impact of this month’s farm bill, and sit down with MN Farmers Union President Doug Peterson to find out what he learned at the NAFTA+20 Summit in Mexico City.

Music in this episode by Noise Problem Selections and Podington Bear, under Creative Commons licenses: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode

Episode #1

Episode #1

In the first episode of the podcast, Josh Wise, Executive Director of the Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition talks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and Rick Ryan, of Machinists union district 77, talks about the impact of globalization on his industry.

Music from “I Once Was a Young Man” by The Wingdale Community Singers under Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/