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One day in the life of the Caravan for Peace, Life, and Justice in Guerrero, Mexico

Posted by Ted Lewis in People to People Blog » Featured on Apr 14 2016, 9:39 pm

Ayotzinapa MothersJust as the Caravan for Peace, Life, and Justice arrived at the gates of the Ayotzinapa rural teacher’s college, a dozen strapping young men sped past us, running at full tilt.  Their faces reflected alarm and a tremor of concern ran through our group. These were, after all, classmates of the 43 students who had […]

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Displacement and Repression in Rio: The High Cost of the 2016 Olympic Games

Posted by Admin in People to People Blog on Aug 18 2016, 10:50 pm

Getty ImagesThe following guest post was written by Derek Poppert, former Global Exchange Latin America Reality Tours Director. Last week, 24-year old Brazilian judo player Rafaela Silva won Brazil’s first gold medal of the 2016 Olympic games. Her accomplishment is both inspiring and symbolic. It is inspiring because she hails from a particularly notorious favela in Rio […]

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Fair Trade

Global Exchange’s Fair Trade blog is on hiatus!

Posted by Admin in Global Exchange Fair Trade Blog on Nov 22 2015, 11:28 pm

Fair-Trade-NewsWith more than 350 Fair Trade related blogs, there is plenty of information at this site, but for now, this blog is on hiatus! Updates about Fair Trade are now posted at Global Exchange's People-to-People blog site, which also carries all of Global Exchange's news and updates.

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Reality Tours

In Pursuit of Pashmak: Middle East Reality Tours Director Drea Hightower on her second visit to Iran

Posted by Andrea Hightower in Reality Tours on Aug 12 2016, 12:46 am

I opened the box with care, I had been of course waiting for this moment for two years.  I lift out the delicate pink paper insert with the vintage oval photographs of the three founders of the shirini (sweets) shop.  I gently unraveled the plastic bag and gazed upon the yellow fluffy substance before me. […]

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