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How to Build a Clean Economy in a Weekend

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 5th May, 2011 | 1 Comment

Al Gore at Powershift 2011 Photo Credit: Energy Action CoalitionThe third national Powershift conference was held last month in Washington D.C. It was also my third national Powershift conference. The conference overall was a big success, reports were that close to 10,000 people turned out to the Convention Center in Washington D.C. The 2011 Powershift was framed by an Obama Administration wavering on its […]
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Pablo Solon on Rights of Nature

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange News & Events on 5th May, 2011 | No Comments

Pablo Solón at the UNIts been a whirlwind of activity since we launched the book The Rights of Nature: The Case for a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth, during Earth Day week with our partners at the Council of Canadians and Fundacion Pachamama, in time for the first ever United Nations dialog including Rights of Nature. The emerging conversation around nature’s rights was elevated to a whole new level.
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And the Human Rights Awards People’s Choice Winner is…

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events on 4th May, 2011 | No Comments

peoples_new1Global Exchange is pleased to announce the winner of our 2011 Human Rights Awards People’s Choice Contest, Javier Sicilia. He will be honored at our upcoming Human Rights Awards Gala, which is being emceed by two of personal heroes!
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Osama Bin Laden Is Dead; Let the Peace Begin

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 3rd May, 2011 | No Comments

Photo Credit: CODEPINKMedea Benjamin shares her views about the death of Osama Bin Laden and how this should be a time of profound reflection.
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Meet Dalit Baum, Global Exchange’s New Economic Activism for Palestine Director

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 17th March, 2011 | No Comments

dalitDalit is a feminist scholar and teacher in Israel, teaching about militarism and about the global economy from a feminist perspective in the Haifa University and the Beit Berl College. This year she is visiting the U.S. as an activist in residence with Global Exchange, directing a new program titled Economic Activism for Palestine. Learn more about Dalit and the work she is doing.
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From Cairo to Madison: Hope and Solidarity are Alive

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 21st February, 2011 | 7 Comments

image.cidFrom the streets of Cairo, Egypt to Madison, Wisconsin, Global Exchange Co-founder Medea Benjamin delivers another ‘from the frontlines’ report sure to inspire you.
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How the Flower Delivery in Egypt Went

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 9th February, 2011 | 1 Comment

Photo Credit: MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty ImagesOur first attempt to buy flowers for the demonstrators in Cairo’s Tahrir Square was thwarted by a crazed-looking guy with a gun in one hand and a homemade spear in another (pruning shears taped to a broomstick, to be exact). Three of us, all Americans, were in a taxi driving to the flower market when this fellow stopped our car at gunpoint. His hand on the trigger, he forced us to pull over.
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Report from the Frontlines in Egypt

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 2nd February, 2011 | 5 Comments

IMG_0392Global Exchange stands in solidarity with the people of Egypt. Medea shares her firsthand accounts of the escalating situation, plus find out how to show your support for the people of Egypt.
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Egypt: This is What a Revolution Looks Like

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 2nd February, 2011 | 4 Comments

IMG_0352Medea Bejamin, Co-founder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange, shares photos and reports back from Egypt.
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Introducing…An Open World

Posted by in World News & Events on 6th December, 2010 | No Comments

OpenWorld-singleWe want to change the world. And you, reading this post – you’re probably a world changer, too.  You probably know just how difficult it can be. It’s an ambitious aim, for sure.  But we know it’s possible because we’ve been changing the world for over two decades, with the support of people like you.  […]
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