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One Big Step in US-Cuba Relations, More Steps to be Made

Posted by Derek Poppert in People to People Blog ยป Featured on Jul 20 2015, 7:49 pm

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez raises the Cuban flag over the country's new embassy in Washington D.C. (AFP Photo/Andrew Harnik)There is still a long road ahead to mending the US-Cuba relationship. While restoring diplomatic relations is a start, issues like the blockade, travel ban and Guantanamo still require our vigilant attention and may take much more time to overcome. But for now, let's celebrate the importance of today's step, while keeping an eye on the many more steps that still need to be made.

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Confronting Big Oil from California to Ecuador

Posted by Derek Poppert in People to People Blog on Aug 1 2015, 4:10 pm

u1054-Petroleo_20San_20CarlosToday, August 1st, is a statewide day of action in California to end fracking and demand clean, not extreme, energy. Also, in just a matter of weeks, Global Exchange and our allies gathered over 150,000 signatures demanding an end to extreme oil extraction in California. Whether in California or Ecuador, the challenge of standing up to the power of Big Oil is real. Let's stand in solidarity.

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Fair Trade

Fair Trade USA Launches Fair Trade Certified Coconuts

Posted by Admin in Global Exchange Fair Trade Blog on Apr 14 2015, 5:54 am

A farmer works to replant coconut treesAmid coconut boom, Fair Trade certification empowers farmers and workers to improve their lives and protect the environment. Although coconut products are booming in popularity, the individuals producing them are not always reaping the rewards. There is a significant gap between skyrocketing sales in North America and poverty level incomes earned by farmers in key coconut producing economies.

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Reality Tours

Confronting Big Oil from California to Ecuador

Posted by Derek Poppert in Reality Tours on Aug 1 2015, 8:10 am

u1054-Petroleo_20San_20Carlos-1024x768Today, August 1st, is a statewide day of action in California to end fracking and demand clean, not extreme, energy. Also, in just a matter of weeks, Global Exchange and our allies gathered over 150,000 signatures demanding an end to extreme oil extraction in California. Whether in California or Ecuador, the challenge of standing up to the power of Big Oil is real. Let's stand in solidarity.

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