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Posted by Admin in People to People Blog » Featured on Oct 14 2016, 6:28 pm
The 2016 list is comprised of eight new “most wanted” corporations judged on issues like unlivable working conditions and pay, violations of human rights and voting rights, climate change denial, and environmental destruction. Four corporations, Koch Industries, McDonald’s, Chevron and Monsanto were on earlier lists but are included again, as the corporate behavior of these companies has reached egregious levels this year and merits repeat attention.
Posted by Admin in People to People Blog on Oct 27 2016, 8:03 pm
On October 26, 2016, the UN voted unanimously to condemn the U.S. embargo against Cuba. For the first time in 25 years the U.S. abstained from the vote! Here at Global Exchange, we are thrilled. While the UN vote is only symbolic, it sent an important and powerful message that the U.S. Administration remains committed […]
Posted by Admin in Global Exchange Fair Trade Blog on Nov 22 2015, 11:28 pm
With 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.
Posted by Derek Poppert in Reality Tours on Sep 2 2016, 12:51 pm
The Yasuní region of the Amazon rainforest is one of the most precious and important areas on the entire planet. A UNESCO world biosphere reserve, many scientists consider it to be the most biologically diverse region on Earth. One hectare of the area is home to a richer mix of trees, birds, amphibians, and reptiles than the US and Canada put together. One big problem: the area also sits on top of lots of oil.