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Thumbs-Up for Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 15th August, 2013 | 3 Comments

Outside-Lands-3-300x179Global Exchange is constantly building partnerships with other organizations that are “fighting the good fight.” This past weekend, Global Exchange interns, staff members, and friends participated in another campaign to help promote Fair Trade… and have some fun.
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Bradley Manning Acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy” Charge, Month-long Sentencing Phase Now Determines Fate

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 8th August, 2013 | No Comments

Bradley ManningBradley Manning acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy” charge, month-long sentencing phase now determines fate. “We won the battle, now we need to go win the war,” shared defense attorney David Coombs following today’s verdict.
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Staff and Interns Choose to Swap Not Shop for Clothing

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts on 17th July, 2013 | 2 Comments

Drea Clothing Swap shoesLast week Global Exchange held its 3rd annual clothing swap, and as evidenced by the pictures, it was quite a success!
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Exclusive Human Rights Speeches by Noam Chomsky, Julian Assange & More

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 8th July, 2013 | No Comments

Noam Chomsky Human Rights speechWatch these Global Exchange exclusive inspiring speeches from the 2013 Human Rights Awards gala, delivered by Noam Chomsky, Crystal Lameman & more.
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Why Edward Snowden Is a Hero

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 3rd July, 2013 | 1 Comment

Truth-tellers like Edward Snowden dispel a mythology constructed by the corporate cinema, the corporate academy and the corporate media.Listen to Julian Assange’s Grassroots Awards acceptance speech (read by Daniel Ellsberg) in the following video, then renowned investigative journalist John Pilger explains why Edward Snowden is a hero.
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Where in the World are the TPP Negotiators?

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Elect Democracy, Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 1st July, 2013 | 2 Comments

TPP headWe learned that Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators would be in San Francisco through a few subscription-only, on-line trade journals. We thought they’d like to hear from us, and we search high and low to find them. Here’s what happened …
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How One Intern is Beating 40 Years of Combined Fundraising Experience

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 19th June, 2013 | No Comments

541024_10151547410593832_1097884572_nIn less than the amount of time it takes to watch a re-run of Who’s the Boss, Global Exchange intern Naomi Hill set up a fundraising page on Firstgiving.com to raise money to address climate change as part of Global Exchange’s Beat the Heat campaign. (In case you’re not a Tony Danza fan, an episode […]
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Meet Charlie Hinton, Global Exchange Member With a Story to Tell

Posted by in For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts on 10th June, 2013 | No Comments

Charlie HintonGlobal Exchange is celebrating 25 years, and folks who’ve been with us during our journey are sharing their stories. Here’s one, and how YOU can share your story too.
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Californians Rise Up to Say No to Fracking

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 5th June, 2013 | No Comments

Californians Against FrackingOn May 30th 2013, Californians (including some Global Exchange staff and interns) gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall to express our strong sentiment against hydraulic fracturing, better known as “fracking”. Here’s what happened.
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Help Global Exchange Beat the Heat!

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events on 5th June, 2013 | No Comments

Beat-the-HeatWe’re looking for the bold, the adventurous, and the dedicated to help us Beat the Heat this summer! We’re doing everything we can to make sure the planet is inhabitable for generations to come, and we want you to join us. Here’s how.
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