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The Ground Swells – Thousands Join the ‘International March For Life and Social and Environmental Justice’

Posted by in World News & Events on 30th November, 2010 | No Comments

DSCN1072The first leg(s) of the Via Campesina caravans are over – the three delegations arrived from Guadalajara, San Luis Potosi and Acapulco. Two thousand, five hundred join the International March For Life and Social and Environmental Justice and march through Mexico City.
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Zapata Vive! – La Lucha Sigue!

Posted by in Community Rights, Mexico, World News & Events on 29th November, 2010 | 3 Comments

DSCN1045On the second day of the Via Campesina caravan from Acapulco to Mexico City, we hear from the community of Alpuyeca and march through the streets of Cuernavaca.
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Via Campesina COP16 Caravan Makes a Protest Pit Stop

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, World News & Events on 29th November, 2010 | 3 Comments

Marchers in MoreliaOn the road to COP 16, La Via Campesina caravan delegation member Irene Florez reports: Traveling with the Via Campesina caravan from Guadalajara to Cancun, our delegation is now picking up about 20 additional climate activists at every stop. Converging through rallies, marches, and civil disobedience actions, the Via Campesina caravan members are meeting with allies in various towns and cities and alerting local populations about the Cancun summit, picking additional passengers up along the way.
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Mexican Families Declare “This Land is Not For Sale”

Posted by in Featured on 28th November, 2010 | 3 Comments

DSCN1020The Via Campesina caravan left from Acapulco today – international and Mexican activists and independent media journalists heard from communities in Guerrero – disputing their forcible expulsion from their homes and fighting a mega dam project called La Parota.
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Climate Justice Activists Converging for COP16

Posted by in World News & Events on 23rd November, 2010 | 12 Comments

LVCCancunIn Cancun both La Via Campesina and Dialogo Climatico – Espacio Mexicano are organizing spaces for activist convergence, workshops and panels. Information about on the ground in Cancun organizing is here!
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Updates on the Caravans to Cancun

Posted by in Community Rights, Mexico, World News & Events on 22nd November, 2010 | No Comments

cartel cancunIClimate justice campaigners, environmentalists and social justice advocates from around the world will be arriving in Mexico over the next week, many joining the three caravans set to depart Acapulco, El Salto (Guadalajara) and San Luis Potosí, arrive in Mexico City and then travel on to Cancun, arriving December 3rd.
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On the road to climate justice – Join the caravans to Cancún with La Via Campesina

Posted by in World News & Events on 25th October, 2010 | No Comments

cop16_MexicoThe international peasant movement, Via Campesina, is hosting caravans to Cancun in the lead up to the COP 16 meetings and the grassroots forums planned for early December in Cancún. Find out more about the caravans and how to join one.
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Top Ten Ways to Save the Climate

Posted by in Featured on 11th October, 2010 | No Comments

BoliviaSummitLogoPlanet and People First — a short (13 minute) film from the World People’s Climate Conference in Cochabamba, Bolivia this spring is a must-see film for you and your community on the vital work of Global Exchange and communities around the world to end addiction to oil and ensure real action is taken globally towards climate equity. Also be sure to read our top ten list of ways to save the climate.
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Global Work Party for the People and the Planet

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

101010logoThe 10.10.10 global day of climate change action is right around the corner and Global Exchange is calling for your support to help change the conversation around climate change.
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Join the Global Movement on 10.10.10

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 28th September, 2010 | No Comments

101010logoJoin Global Exchange, our friends at 350.org, and hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens around the world who are making October 10th the biggest day of climate action ever! Take part in the Global Work Party, celebrate climate solutions, join an event already happening, get outside and get to work! When the day is done, join Global Exchange supporters and host a Party for the Planet & help us raise $10,000.
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