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New Rights of Nature Book Coming Soon!

Posted by in Community Rights on 31st March, 2011 | 8 Comments

Rights of Nature book coverGlobal Exchange is pleased to announce the upcoming release on April 21st of a new book that explores these questions and more. Co-developed by Global Exchange, Council of Canadians and Fundacion Pachamama, the book titled Rights of Nature: Making a Case for the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth, begins to reveal the path of a movement that is driving the cultural and legal shift that is necessary to transform our human relationship with nature away from being property-based and towards a rights-based model of balance.

Obama on Libya: George W. Bush 2.0

Posted by in Featured, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 31st March, 2011 | 1 Comment

Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesHis lines may be better delivered, but Barack Obama is sounding – and acting – more like the heir to George W. Bush than the change-maker sold to the public in his award-winning ad campaign. Indeed, when not sending billions of dollars to repressive governments across the globe, the great liberal hope is authorizing deadly drone strikes and military campaigns in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen and now, in his most pseudo-righteous war yet, Libya.