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Women and the War on Drugs

Posted by in Featured, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, Uncategorized, World News & Events on 25th March, 2016 | No Comments

Women and the War on Drugs by Robin Lloyd The following piece was originally published by Peace and Justice Newsletter of Burlington. The author, Robin Lloyd, is a filmmaker and peace activist from Burlington VT. I first smoked marijuana when I was thirty years old. I found it to be more fun than alcohol. And more spiritual. It reminded me why I […]

Join the 99% and Oppose Corporate Free Trade!

Posted by in Fair Trade, World News & Events on 11th October, 2011 | 2 Comments

FB ProfileThis week President Obama said he understood “the frustration” moving thousands of ordinary citizens to take to the streets of dozens of American cities. But that didn’t keep him from kicking them under the table by sending three pending NAFTA-style trade deals to Congress, despite his campaign promises to oppose them.

Groundbreaking study on Colombia’s main welfare program “Familias en Acción”

Posted by in World News & Events on 17th June, 2010 | No Comments

Election Day Voting in Juan de Acosta, Colombia** Download the .pdf of the full report in Spanish here and here. Global Exchange led an observation mission in Colombia in February 2010. The mission was integrated by 22 observers from 7 countries and visited municipalities in Antioquia, Córdoba, Valle del Cauca and Santander to conduct interviews with different social actors, including representatives of political […]

Chevron’s Disdain for Human Rights Will Bring Political and Financial Costs

Posted by in Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 11th June, 2010 | No Comments

4640317558_88beeb08d6Through a series of long term regulatory and policy battles we will make it increasingly costly for companies such as Chevron to operate with impunity and simultaneously make renewable alternatives more attractive to investors, the ultimate objective being to bring the power of energy production back into the hands of the people.