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AIPAC, a Not-So-Benign Night Flower

Posted by in Stop Funding War on 5th May, 2011 | No Comments

AIPAC_Poster_ImageGlobal Exchange is hosting a series of blog posts from allies who are headed to the Move Over AIPAC conference taking place in Washington, D.C. on May 21-24, to expose the AIPAC lobby and build the vision for a new US foreign policy in the Middle East. Sign up today. The following post was written by Managing […]

How to Build a Clean Economy in a Weekend

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 5th May, 2011 | 1 Comment

Al Gore at Powershift 2011 Photo Credit: Energy Action CoalitionThe third national Powershift conference was held last month in Washington D.C. It was also my third national Powershift conference. The conference overall was a big success, reports were that close to 10,000 people turned out to the Convention Center in Washington D.C. The 2011 Powershift was framed by an Obama Administration wavering on its […]

Pablo Solon on Rights of Nature

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange News & Events on 5th May, 2011 | No Comments

Pablo Solón at the UNIts been a whirlwind of activity since we launched the book The Rights of Nature: The Case for a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth, during Earth Day week with our partners at the Council of Canadians and Fundacion Pachamama, in time for the first ever United Nations dialog including Rights of Nature. The emerging conversation around nature’s rights was elevated to a whole new level.