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Beat the Heat This Summer: We Topped 400 (Parts Per Million of C02), Now What?

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Global Exchange Community, World News & Events on 17th May, 2013 | No Comments

350.org in AustraliaIt took a couple of years for the number to stick: 350. Its the number (parts per million of C02) that we need to maintain if we want to save our lovely planet. But this weekend we topped 400. Learn how you can join us to fight back.
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Guess Who’s Performing at the Human Rights Awards Gala

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 30th April, 2013 | No Comments

Rupa-April-FishesThe 11th Annual Human Rights Awards gala is happening next week in San Francisco, and I’m excited to share with you who the latest addition to our stellar lineup of special guests is. The global alternative sounds of…
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Online Auction Launches With Incredible Prizes

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 10th April, 2013 | No Comments

Human-Rights-Online-AuctionGlobal Exchange’s Online Auction is Now Open! Proceeds go towards promoting human rights. Auction items range from vacation getaways to donated items guaranteed to delight and surprise. Here’s more about it.
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And the People’s Choice Award Winner is…

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 9th April, 2013 | No Comments

WikiLeaks-Website-LogoWith thousands of votes cast, the people have chosen Julian Assange and Wikileaks as the 2013 People’s Choice Award winner. Global Exchange is proud to honor Julian Assange and Wikileaks, and we hope you’ll take a moment to read more about this year’s winner.
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What’s Your 25th Anniversary Story?

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours, World News & Events on 24th January, 2013 | No Comments

Global-Exchange-25-Year-AnnGlobal Exchange was founded in 1988. With all that was happening at the time, we saw the world differently, and said, “Hell no!” Now 25 years later, we look back at the hard work you have helped us accomplish as we stood on the frontlines of the struggle.and set our sights on the next 25 years. Help tell the story of the last 25 years and let us know how you will join us for the next 25.
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The Government’s Warning to Bradley Manning and Others: “Tell on us, and we will put you behind bars for the rest of your life”

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 30th April, 2012 | No Comments

Global Exchange board member Ann WrightThe following guest post by Col. Ann Wright (Ret.), a Global Exchange board member, who resigned from the State Department on March 19, 2003 in protest of the invasion of Iraq. Here she breaks down why the pre-trial hearings for alleged Wikileaks whistleblower US Army PFC Bradley Manning hold some lessons for us all.
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Human Rights Award People’s Choice Contest Launches

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events on 15th February, 2012 | No Comments

Peoples-Choice-AwardTake part in the People’s Choice Awards, and help us honor the human rights heroes who are making a difference – whether they’re in your neighborhood or halfway around the world! Join us in shining a spotlight on those unsung heroes working for peace, justice, and sustainability. It’s easy.
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Calderón Rebuked on the Ground and in the Air Over Drug War

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, World News & Events on 16th June, 2011 | No Comments

Javier_caravanOver a week ago Federal Police broke into the Paso del Norte Human Rights Center in Ciudad Juárez, an important host of the Caravan for Peace that was travelling 3,000 kilometers north to Juárez through cities hard hit by the drug war like Morelia, San Luis Potosi, Torreon, and Monterrey. Thankfully the Caravan arrived safely in Juárez last Thursday. Here’s how it went.
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Faces of the 2011 Human Rights Awards Gala

Posted by in Community Rights, Fair Trade, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 7th June, 2011 | 1 Comment

Ben Cohen, Tex Dworkin, Kevin Danaher, Jerry Greenfield Photo Credit: Natalie MottleyThe Ninth Annual Human Rights Awards was a great success! The sold out event included inspirational speeches by three incredible honorees, witty banter by event emcees Ben & Jerry (in tuxedos!), and the participation of the entire Global Exchange staff, board, and community. All in all, a great success. But don’t take my word for it; check out the pics!
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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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