APEC 2011- the Honolulu Declaration

December 28, 2011
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http://www.apec.org/Meeting-Papers/Leaders-Declarations/2011/2011_aelm.aspx The Honolulu Declaration – Toward a Seamless Regional Economy The 19th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting In 1993, when the United States hosted the first Leaders’ Meeting on Blake Island near Seattle, APEC Leaders hailed the rise of the Asia-Pacific’s voice in the global economy. Today, as we gather in Honolulu, in the heart...

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Moana Nui Statement vs. TPP Leaders Statement

December 6, 2011
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Moana Nui Statement 2011/11/29 Sign the Moana Nui Statement Petition We, the peoples of Moana Nui, connected by the currents of our ocean home, declare that we will not cooperate with the commodification of life and land as represented by APEC’s predatory capitalistic practices, distorted information and secret trade negotiations and agreements. We invoke...

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Whose Pacific Century?

October 11, 2011
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Whose Pacific Century?

The lines in the sand have been drawn, let’s hope the wave of resistance can wash them away… Haven’t done a repost in a long time– but this sets the stage. If we do not voice our opposition, that line in the sand may very well be our prison.  This is the new Pacific...

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Hawai’i Statehood and the APEC investment regime

August 19, 2011
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Hawai’i Statehood and the APEC investment regime

Two years ago, in 2009, Hawai’i sovereignty rights and independence advocates made a public stand in opposition to Hawai’i Statehood. What Statehood represented was the forced or unwitting coercion of Hawaiians to accept statehood by the United States as the legitimate form of governance without receiving any understanding of what alternatives were afforded through...

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Making Waves- Victor Menotti from IFG

August 11, 2011
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Making Waves Video with Victor Menotti on APEC Hawaii 2011, Moana Nui, militarization, the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and Pacific economic opportunities, and fundamentals on trade and globalization. http://vimeo.com/27565235

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APEC views: Jon Osorio and Victor Menotti

August 9, 2011
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What You Haven’t Heard About APEC View on Olelo Net Manu Kai’ama moderates a discussion about APEC, Hawai’i, and the negative effects of globalization with Jon Osorio, Professor of Hawaiian History at the University of Hawai’i, Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies and Chair for Pua Mohala I Ka Po, and Victor Minotti, director of the...

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