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Nov 2: General Strike/Day of Action at #OO

Posted by in Community Rights, Economic Activism for Palestine, End Dirty Energy, Fair Trade, Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 1st November, 2011 | No Comments

liberate_oaklandOn November 2, 2011, Global Exchange will stand in solidarity with the Occupy Oakland (#OO) movement and the broader Occupy Wall Street (#OWS) movement to participate in the General Strike/Day of Action. Here’s info about the action and how you can keep your finger on the pulse of this people’s movement.

Sustainability is a Right

Posted by in Community Rights on 1st November, 2011 | No Comments

prop1Envision Spokane – a group comprised of neighborhood advocates, labor union locals, and community activists –have been organizing for over two years around a citizen’s initiative placing the nation’s very first Community Bill of Rights on the November 2011 ballot in the City of Spokane known as Proposition 1. If passed, the initiative would recognize […]

A Day in the Life of Occupy Wall Street – the Community Rights Experience

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 1st November, 2011 | No Comments

occupy gothamWe were asked to speak and share stories from the frontlines of the grassroots movement for community and nature’s rights. But within me was also a keen desire to be a part of the conversation happening on Wall Street that has inspired Occupy Everywhere: Will history remember Zuccotti Park as a landmark location and this a defining moment we took an evolutionary step forward for democracy and system change?