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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:

We’re a Proud Partner of Blog Action Day, Which is Coming Up On….

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 1st October, 2012 | No Comments

Blog-Action-Day-PartnerWe’re proud to be partnering with the annual event “Blog Action Day” once again. Find out when it’s happening and what the topic is this year.

Food Justice: The Nature of Farming and Farming with Nature

Posted by in Community Rights, Featured, Global Exchange News & Events on 15th October, 2011 | 2 Comments

Shannon Biggs and Anuradha MittalToday is Blog Action Day, and Global Exchange is a proud Partner. This Blog Action Day the issue is food, (today is also World Food Day) and to mark the occasion we share with you an interview about food justice with Anuradha Mittal.

Take Part in Blog Action Day Oct 16th. We Are!

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 14th October, 2011 | No Comments

bad-hdr2011Oct. 16th 2011 is Blog Action Day and Global Exchange is excited to be taking part. Find out what we’ll be blogging about and how you too can join Blog Action Day.

Declaring our Right to Water and Speaking for the Rights of Nature

Posted by in Community Rights on 15th October, 2010 | 5 Comments

BAD2010-Water1-238x300Blog Action Day: Water. It is widely understood that the ecosystems we as humans rely on to survive are diminishing, depleting, and drying up. Water— most essential to life– is being privatized and mismanaged at the cost of people’s heath and livelihoods, namely by multi-national corporations that are extracting water from communities without their consent.

Blog Action Day is Almost Here

Posted by in Community Rights, World News & Events on 13th October, 2010 | 1 Comment

BAD2010-Water1-238x300Blog Action Day is October 15th, 2010. It’s an annual event uniting bloggers around the world who agree to post about the same issue on the same day. The goal is to raise awareness and start a global discussion around an important issue that impacts us all. This year, the theme is…(oh, just look at the picture!)