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What You Can Do in Response to Flotilla Attacks

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 3rd June, 2010 | No Comments

Photo Credit: The Guardian June 2, 2010In response to the recent Flotilla attacks on activists by Israeli armed forces, we sent out a letter to people on our email list today with suggestions for what they can do. Here it is:
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Community Rights VS Corporate Power: What Would Rosa Parks Do?

Posted by in Community Rights on 3rd June, 2010 | No Comments

shasta city council meetingOK…technically, Rosa Parks took a seat for rights, but when it comes to corporations citing unwanted and dangerous projects, communities are taking a stand for rights.  A stand for their right to determine what happens in the place where we live. A stand for the right not to be a sacrifice zone for corporate profits. […]
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PHOTOS: 2010 Human Rights Awards Gala Highlights

Posted by in Fair Trade, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 3rd June, 2010 | No Comments

Global Exchange staff showing off their evening looksGlobal Exchange started the Human Rights Awards in 2001 to recognize and elevate the contributions of individuals and organizations who work tirelessly to advance the cause of peace, justice and the inalienable rights we call “human rights”—here in the United States and around the world. This years’ honorees, Van Jones, Raúl del Águila from Peru, […]
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