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Let’s Redefine the Word Conservative

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Green Festivals, Guest Posts, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 17th June, 2013 | 1 Comment

kevindanaherThe right-wing in the United States worked very hard for many years to redefine the word “liberal” as negative. So now progressives should work equally hard to redefine the word “conservative” to be positive. The true conservatives are those of us who believe in conserving nature, so future generations will not curse us for leaving […]
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With New York Green Festival Behind Us, We’re Looking Forward to Chicago

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Green Festivals on 7th May, 2013 | No Comments

Green-Festival-GX-booth-volOn Earth Day weekend, Global Exchange traveled to New York City to join activists, local residents and a diverse array of green organizations and companies for the New York Green Festival. Here’s what happened and what to expect next for Green Festivals.
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Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer With Green Festivals in 2013

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Green Festivals on 3rd April, 2013 | No Comments

Green Festival volunteerGreen Festival is fueled by the efforts of amazing volunteers who contribute their time and energy, and volunteering at Green Festival is a rewarding experience for people of all ages and backgrounds. Interested in volunteering? Here’s what you need to know.
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Going Solar Makes Sense; Dollars and Sense

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, End Dirty Energy, Featured, Green Festivals, Guest Posts, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 21st April, 2012 | No Comments

Maldives Solar InstallationEarth Day is a time to reflect on how we get to take action for a better planet. Guest blogger, Danny Kennedy, President of Sungevity, Solar Home Specialists, explains (now ousted) President Nasheed’s vision to make the Maldives the first carbon-neutral country on Earth by going solar and offers up a good deal for us too.
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Global Exchange Online Auction is Now Live: Bid On iPad, Paris Getaway and More!

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, Green Festivals, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 9th April, 2012 | 3 Comments

Auction-Take-ActionGlobal Exchange is proud to announce our first ever online auction, in advance of the 10th annual Human Rights Awards – a way for our supporters around the country to support our work by bidding on an amazing collection of items. There are some awesome items up for bid. Here are a few of my favorites:
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Green Festival Volunteer Sign-ups Happening Now

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange Community, Green Festivals on 26th January, 2011 | 3 Comments

GXBooth1GreenFestSF03Volunteer and be a part of the Magic that is the Green Festival! The Green Festival turns 10 this year.
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TreeHugger and Bill McKibben Interview the Green Festival

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Green Festivals, World News & Events on 8th November, 2010 | 1 Comment

img_0172webCouldn’t make it to the San Francisco Green Festival this weekend? Or maybe you went, but just can’t get enough. Well, you’re in luck because TreeHugger enlisted 350.org founder, Bill McKibben to interview various Green Festival participants about their involvement in the green economy, in a TreeHugger Exclusive.
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