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Getting Down with the Global Frackdown, Year 2

Posted by in Community Rights, End Dirty Energy, Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 22nd October, 2013 | No Comments

Tayelyn and Elise Hill say no to fracking.The second annual Global Frackdown showcased the breadth and depth of the opposition to fracking, in California and across the planet.
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25 Years in the Never Ending Struggle for Peace and Human Rights

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 16th October, 2013 | No Comments

Global-Exchange-25-Year-AnnGuess what today is…it’s Global Exchange’s 25th Birthday! To celebrate, Global Exchange Human Rights Program Director Ted Lewis takes a look back over the past 25 years at Global Exchange’s never ending struggle for peace and human rights.
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Why Are Young People So Important to Creating a Peaceful World?

Posted by in Featured, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 16th October, 2013 | No Comments

Peace-is-Possible-photoToday is Blog Action Day, the unifying global day of online action when bloggers around the world all write about one topic. This year it’s “human rights.” The United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble begins, “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.” Without human rights, there can be no peace. So this Blog Action Day Global Exchange Organizing Director Kirsten Moller explores why young people are so important to creating a peaceful world:
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5 Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss Aisha Fukushima Concert in San Francisco

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 9th October, 2013 | No Comments

Prize-WheelFor those of you in the Bay Area, Global Exchange is hosting a 25th anniversary benefit concert with hip hop artist Aisha Fukushima at El Rio in San Francisco’s Mission District, a night you won’t want to miss! Here’s why (and how folks outside the Bay Area can participate.)
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Voices of Victims Tour

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico on 1st October, 2013 | No Comments

VoicesTourThis fall, we’re launching an 11-city Voices of Victims tour of North America, once again featuring Javier Sicilia, along with drug war victims, Mexican opinion leaders, and members of Mexico’s Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD).
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We Ate and Drank, Now Let the Celebration Continue

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 25th September, 2013 | No Comments

Activism-with-RaptivismWhat happened at the Sips, Sweets & Solidarity event, and what’s coming up next. Find out here.
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Blog Action Day is Oct. 16th and the Theme is…

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 10th September, 2013 | No Comments

BAD2013smlogoOctober 16th is a special day that people who care about other people should know about. 1000s of bloggers, one topic, one day. It’s called Blog Action Day.
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John Kerry sells a war that Americans aren’t buying

Posted by in Featured, Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 6th September, 2013 | No Comments

photo: Jason Reed, ReutersThe clock is ticking, with President Obama and Secretary Kerry frantically selling a war that the American people don’t want to buy. If Congress goes ahead and approves military action, they will fail to represent the people who elected them.
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Prize Drawing with a Purpose: Enter to Win a PUBLIC Bike & More!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 4th September, 2013 | No Comments

25anniv_drawingTo commemorate a quarter century of change making, Global Exchange is hosting a special 25th Anniversary Prize Drawing. Check out the prizes you could win!
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The Summer I Researched Corporate Criminals

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 22nd August, 2013 | 1 Comment

MostWanted2013For the past several weeks, I have been investigating corporations that are responsible for human rights abuses and environmental disasters for Global Exchange’s Most Wanted Corporate Criminals list for 2013. The annual ‘Top Ten’ list started to raise awareness about how familiar corporations were acting internationally, connect activists with organizations fighting back and standing in solidarity with impacted communities.
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