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TPP Protesters Greet President Obama in Beverly Hills — in Pictures

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 4:17 AM

[This is a subset of the full article, which was posted to LA Progressive. http://www.laprogressive.com/tpp-protesters-obama/ ]

TPP Protesters Greet...
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (#TPP), a global trade agreement being secretly negotiated by 600 multinational corporations and industry trade groups, will affect nearly every aspect of Americans’ lives. If passed, it will undermine state, local and federal laws, including those governing food safety, environmental protection, internet freedom, worker rights, democratic sovereignty, healthcare and drug prices, and banking and finance regulation.

In short, it will be a disaster for public health and safety, future sustainability of the world’s food supply and basic democratic principles.

When asked why it was being negotiated in secret, Ron Kirk, the former US trade negotiator said, “Because if the people knew what was in it, it would never be passed.” It’s bad enough that Congress and the public have been shut out of these negotiations, while corporations are running the show. But even worse, the Obama Administration wants to ram the TPP through Congress using a Nixon-era process called Fast Track.

On November 25th, Barack Obama came to Beverly Hills for a high dollar fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial and Congressional Campaign Committees at the Beverly Park homes of former basketball star Magic Johnson and billionaire media mogul Haim Saban. Tickets started at 00 a person for the reception and ,200 a person for the dinner.

250 protesters were there to greet Obama and tell him to flush the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here’s how the day and night went in pictures.

Photographers: Barry Levine, Guero Cerdo, Jessica Niederbruning, D’Marie Mulattieri, JB Wagoner, Ina Martinez, Niloo Khodadadeh, Mike Chamness, Rachael Sullivan , Sheila Burnham, Esperanza Ramirez, Justice Served, and Matthew Leddy.

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Fast Track Train

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Fast Track Train...
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Marching to Sunset

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Marching to Sunset...
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The Sign

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

The Sign...
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Found the Route

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Found the Route...
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I, Lauren Steiner, was trying to take a shortcut to take two late protesters up to the fundraiser when I came upon a barricade. Realizing that this was the way the motorcade was coming, I and Matthew Leddy, Rocio Hernandez and Elizabeth Lerer quickly got the banner out of the trunk, unfurled it and within five minutes, Obama’s motorcade passed by. We were screaming “Stop the TPP” at the top of our lungs. He definitely saw and heard us.

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Overpass Light Brigade

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Overpass Light Briga...
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Obama saw this.

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Activist Patti Beers

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Activist Patti Beers...
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Of Occupy LA

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Activist Arnie Saiki

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Activist Arnie Saiki...
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Of Hawaii, anti-nuke, pro-indigenous.

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Lauren Steiner

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Lauren Steiner...
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Organizer of this action.

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Speaker Marianne Williamson

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Speaker Marianne Wil...
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"Americans are waking up to the antidemocratic nature of such policies as the TPP."

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Speaker Zack Kaldveer

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Speaker Zack Kaldvee...
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Organic Consumers Association - "Anyone that cares about promoting sustainable agriculture, labeling genetically engineered foods, or protecting food safety, should oppose the TPP."

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Speaker Maira Sutton

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Speaker Maira Sutton...
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EFF - The copyright enforcement provisions in the TPP pose a huge threat to a free and open Internet and imposes harmful restrictions on how users can use their digital devices

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Speaker Ernie Pacheco

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Speaker Ernie Pachec...
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CWA - TPP will result in more American jobs being outsourced to foreign countries, more downward pressure on the wages of American workers, the continued erosion of workers rights in the U.S.

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Speaker Alex Nagy

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Speaker Alex Nagy...
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Food and Water Watch - the TPP may invalidate fracking ban.

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Speaker Lance Simmens

by Lauren Steiner Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Speaker Lance Simmen...
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Citizens Trace Campaign - opposing NAFTA and bad trade agreements.

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