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Exclusive Human Rights Speeches by Noam Chomsky, Julian Assange & More

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 8th July, 2013 | No Comments

Noam Chomsky Human Rights speechWatch these Global Exchange exclusive inspiring speeches from the 2013 Human Rights Awards gala, delivered by Noam Chomsky, Crystal Lameman & more.
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Why Edward Snowden Is a Hero

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 3rd July, 2013 | 1 Comment

Truth-tellers like Edward Snowden dispel a mythology constructed by the corporate cinema, the corporate academy and the corporate media.Listen to Julian Assange’s Grassroots Awards acceptance speech (read by Daniel Ellsberg) in the following video, then renowned investigative journalist John Pilger explains why Edward Snowden is a hero.
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2013 Human Rights Awards in Pictures: Wikileaks and Crystal Lameman and Noam Chomsky, Oh My!

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Donor Profiles, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours on 15th May, 2013 | 3 Comments

Human-Rights-Awards-GX-stafGlobal Exchange celebrated its 11th annual Human Rights Awards on May 9, 2013. Check out photos from the event, and in terms of highlights…it’s hard to deliver highlights from the night because there were so many! Ok, but if I HAD to pick one…
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Julian Assange’s Acceptance Speech at Global Exchange’s Human Rights Awards

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 14th May, 2013 | 3 Comments

Human-Rights-Awards-2013-26We celebrated the 2013 Human Rights Awards on Thursday May 9th in San Francisco. This year’s Honorees are People’s Choice Awardee Julian Assange and Wikileaks, Grassroots Awardee Crystal Lameman, and Human Rights Awardee Noam Chomsky. If you missed this special night here is Julian Assange’s acceptance speech, along with Kiki Kapany’s introduction.
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Julian Assange Calls on Public to Support Bradley Manning

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 8th May, 2013 | 1 Comment

WikiLeaks-Website-LogoGlobal Exchange Co-founder Medea Benjamin had the opportunity to interview Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been granted political asylum since June 2012.
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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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Your Top Five Human Rights Awards Questions Answered

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 16th April, 2013 | 1 Comment

CrystalQuestions have been rolling in about our upcoming Human Rights Awards Gala happening on May 9, 2013 in San Francisco. So we came up with this Top Five list to help:
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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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Time Magazine Robs People’s Choice Winner of Title

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 15th December, 2010 | No Comments

rtxu7g3Julian Assange, the man behind Wikileaks and responsible for bringing government secrets into the public domain, easily won Readers’ Choice for TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year. Gathering 382,020 votes, Assange was the peoples’ clear choice. Hands down. But today, TIME’s editors revealed that they preferred to go with the safer choice: Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg. The loser in this contest is TIME Magazine. Hands down.
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