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proposed by the Congress of the People January 12, 2019, San Francisco

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    San Francisco Living Wage CoalitionSan Francisco Living Wage Coalition
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    • City: San Francisco
    • State: California

    • Trade deals must be done in a transparent and democratic way
    o multiple public input sessions lead by public interest groups who are also part of the negotiations – with the purpose of making information more accessible
    • The Investor State Settlement System (which began with NAFTA) should be removed from all trade deals
    • There should be a separation of corporation and State
    o States should not unreasonably represent corporations over their people
    • Trade deals cannot contain carve-outs for big pharmaceutical companies designed to prohibit access to medicines and increase prices
    • Should increase living standards and wages for country populations involved
    • Include mandatory process for civilian oversight/human rights

    • This topic was modified 2 weeks, 3 days ago by Alliance for Social & Economic Justiceasej.
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