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Speaking Out at the BP Annual Meeting

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 14th April, 2011 | 1 Comment

Diane Wilson at BP's AGM // photo: Stefan Rousseau/PAGulf Coast activists showed up at BP’s annual shareholder meeting in London today to speak out against the oil company that is responsible for what is known as the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Despite having proxies and all necessary credentials to attend the meeting, almost all of the Gulf Coast residents were denied entry.

Remembering Marla Ruzicka, Our Friend Killed in Iraq

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 14th April, 2011 | No Comments

marlaOn April 16, 2005 Global Exchange friend and colleague Marla Ruzicka was killed in Iraq when a car bomb exploded near the Baghdad airport. At just 28 years young, Marla’s life ended, though her memory and legacy live on and strong. As the sixth anniversary of Marla’s death approaches, we are taking a moment to […]