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Jobs Not Wars! Pressure Now Can Make a Difference

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 16th January, 2013 | 1 Comment

jobsnotwarpaycheckj1Now that the election is behind us, our priorities are clear: jobs & economic growth, end the war in Afghanistan and substantial cuts to runaway Pentagon spending. Send this message to the congress and president by signing the Jobs Not Wars Petition.

Beyond Personhood: Why Corporations Love the Constitution More Than You do

Posted by in Community Rights, End Dirty Energy, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 16th January, 2013 | 22 Comments

Got rights?January 21st marks the 3rd anniversary of the SCOTUS Citizen United ruling that opened the corporate-funded floodgates. While criticizing corporate personhood has hit the mainstream, questioning the Constitution remains the ultimate taboo.Shannon Biggs and Randy Hayes ask, “What do you love about the U.S. Constitution?” and explore what the Constitution is…and isn’t.

What’s Your Favorite Martin Luther King Jr. Quote?

Posted by in Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 16th January, 2013 | 4 Comments

MLK quoteMartin Luther King, Jr. has said some remarkable things in his time, inspiring millions of people along the way. Here are a few of our favorite quotes of his. What’s yours?