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Meet Dalit Baum, Global Exchange’s New Economic Activism for Palestine Director

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 17th March, 2011 | No Comments

dalitDalit is a feminist scholar and teacher in Israel, teaching about militarism and about the global economy from a feminist perspective in the Haifa University and the Beit Berl College. This year she is visiting the U.S. as an activist in residence with Global Exchange, directing a new program titled Economic Activism for Palestine. Learn more about Dalit and the work she is doing.

10 Reasons the Iraq War Was No Cakewalk

Posted by in Featured, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 17th March, 2011 | 1 Comment

04March 19 marks the eighth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, a nation that had no weapons of mass destruction and was not involved in the 9/11 attacks. It was sold to the American public as a war to defend our nation and free the Iraqi people. Vice President Dick Cheney said the military effort would take “weeks rather than months.” And Defense Secretary Assistant Ken Adelman predicted that “liberating Iraq would be a cakewalk.” Eight years on, it’s time to look back at that “cakewalk.”

Save Wild and Sacred Australia from Big Oil

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Global Exchange Community, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 17th March, 2011 | No Comments

chevron.australiaGuest Blog from True Cost of Chevron Network Member Teri Shore, Program Director, Turtle Island Restoration Network Please help our allies in Australia in their struggle against Chevron! Chevron is part of a consortium, including BP, Shell, BHP Billiton and Woodside Petroleum that has joined forces to push a new natural gas refining facility along […]