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Take Back the Holidays!

Posted by in Community Rights, Elect Democracy, Fair Trade, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 26th November, 2012 | No Comments

Human-RightsWe all have our own ideas on what the holidays are all about. Family. Laughter. Good will. But corporate greed and commercialization? They certainly don’t make the list. It’s time to take back the Holidays. The true meaning of the season cannot be packaged in a box. So instead of taking part in the corporate craziness, try this.
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CODEPINK Group Travels to Gaza to Bring Aid and Witness Devastation

Posted by in Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 26th November, 2012 | No Comments

Photo Credit: Code PinkIn light of the terrible humanitarian crisis happening right now in Gaza, CODEPINK has decided to put together an emergency delegation that will attempt to enter Gaza through the Rafah border in Egypt.
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VIDEO: Tis the Season to Get Trampled

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 20th November, 2012 | No Comments

YikesBlack Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when frenzied holiday shoppers hit the malls and super stores, is fast approaching. Check out this video of holiday shoppers going bonkers, plus alternative ways to approach the day after Thanksgiving.
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Medea Benjamin Testifies at Congress: Drones Create Enemies

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 20th November, 2012 | 2 Comments

OR Book Going RougeOn November 16th Global Exchange co-founder Medea Benjamin testified in Congress at a congressional briefing on drones organized by Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Here is her testimony.
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Huge Thanks to All Who Take Action for Social Justice

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Community Rights, Donor Profiles, Fair Trade, Featured, For Our Members, Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours on 14th November, 2012 | 2 Comments

Lots-of-GX-thank-yousTo express our gratitude during this season of giving thanks, some Global Exchange staff members gathered recently to come up with a way to thank the people who make all of our work possible. Here’s the result:
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Lea Murray, Reality Tours Traveler Extraordinaire

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Reality Tours on 14th November, 2012 | 1 Comment

Venezuela-delegation-300x225Reality Tours travelers aren’t tourists. They’re travelers on a mission, including Lea Murray. It’s time to say thanks to Lea, and all of the other Reality Tours participants who take action,even after their travels end.
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Matt Ramsden, Steadfast Despite Prize Drawing Losses

Posted by in Donor Profiles, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community on 14th November, 2012 | 3 Comments

MattThis week we are thanking and recognizing the people who make Global Exchange’s work possible. We’re highlighting a few individuals who represent the thousands who make up the amazing global network of change makers. Like the persistently giving Matt Ramsden!
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Jenny White, Volunteer Superstar

Posted by in For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 14th November, 2012 | 5 Comments

photoIn our series of thank-you blog posts this week, we take a moment to appreciate Jenny White, one of our fantastic volunteers.
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Thank You Lyla Seo, Shopper on a Mission

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Fair Trade, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 14th November, 2012 | No Comments

LylaThis week we are thanking and recognizing the people who make Global Exchange’s work possible. In this post, we thank Lyla Seo for shopping Fair Trade.
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Jennifer Carino, Committed to the Cause

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community on 14th November, 2012 | 1 Comment

jennifer-103We’re highlighting a few individuals who represent the thousands who make up the amazing global network of change makers this week. In this post, we thank Global Exchange Monthly Sustainer Jennifer Carino.
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