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Cuban Artist Kokino Responds to Jay-Z Trip to Cuba

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 15th May, 2013 | No Comments

Cuban Rap Duo Anonimo Consejo. Photo credit Havana Cultura.While the media storm in response to Beyonce and Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba has begun to settle down, those who are most directly affected by U.S. foreign policy in Cuba- Cubans living on the island- continue to feel the repercussions of a conversation, that at least in the U.S. media, excludes their voices. Kokino, […]
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2013 Human Rights Awards in Pictures: Wikileaks and Crystal Lameman and Noam Chomsky, Oh My!

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Donor Profiles, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours on 15th May, 2013 | 3 Comments

Human-Rights-Awards-GX-stafGlobal Exchange celebrated its 11th annual Human Rights Awards on May 9, 2013. Check out photos from the event, and in terms of highlights…it’s hard to deliver highlights from the night because there were so many! Ok, but if I HAD to pick one…
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The Boycott Sodastream Expands to Cannes

Posted by in Economic Activism for Palestine on 15th May, 2013 | 1 Comment

Cannes Film Festival Sodastream ActionThe premier sponsor of the Cannes Film Festival pavilion is none other than Sodastream? Its pitch is “no cans at Cannes.” Sodastream sells itself as a progressive, green company that fits in well with the creative forward thinking crowd that will be gathering at the film festival. “No cans at Cannes’, they say. But SodaStream is not socially responsible. Here’s why.
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