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Highlights and Headlines from 2010

Posted by in Community Rights, End Dirty Energy, Fair Trade, Featured, Freedom to Travel to Cuba on 4th January, 2011 | No Comments

DSCN11712011 is finally here. So now seems as good a time as any to take stock of everything we’ve accomplished in the past year, to draw together our challenges and victories and lay them out there for you to see. Since there isn’t space enough to showcase everything, we’ve selected a few of our favorite highlights from 2010 to share with you:
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15 Good Things to Celebrate in a Bad Year

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 3rd January, 2011 | No Comments

medeaMedea Benjamin breaks it down for us once again with her annual list of peace, justice and sustainability victories from 2010. With a tough year ahead, read this post to reflect on and celebrate some of the victories from 2010 and get inspired to act so there will be more victories moving forward.
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Transparency and Truthtellers

Posted by in Featured, Stop Funding War on 9th December, 2010 | No Comments

medeaFOXWhen news came out yesterday that Berkeley’s City Council was considering passing a resolution to honor Pfc. Bradley Manning for leaking information to Wikileaks and call for his release, FOX News approached Medea Benjamin to appear on “America Live with Megyn Kelly” to discuss her reaction to the resolution.
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Globalizamos La Lucha, Globalizamos La Esperanza

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 7th December, 2010 | No Comments

DSCN1155The “1000 Cancúns Global Day of Action for Climate Justice” took place December 7th, with actions happening around the world. Here’s a wrap up of Global Exchange’s participation, on the ground in Cancun.
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Dear Jon Stewart, Sane People Protest Crazy Wars

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 29th October, 2010 | 3 Comments

0903_codepink_lg_groupIt’s too bad that Stewart is ridiculing antiwar activism, while promoting his slacktivist Rally for Sanity.
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VIDEO: Medea Benjamin Denied Entry to Canada

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 25th June, 2010 | No Comments

60863545On Wednesday, Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Global Exchange and CODEPINK was detained, questioned and denied entry to Canada when trying to cross the border from Detroit. DemocracyNow! speaks with Medea about the incident.
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VIDEO: Activists Express Condolences for Victims of Flotilla Attack

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 7th June, 2010 | No Comments

Turkish-Embassy-VideoPeace activists, led by CODEPINK and Global Exchange Co-founder Medea Benjamin, convened in front of the Turkish Embassy, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, June 4, 2010. They were there to express their condolences for the “deaths of the Turkish citizens,” as a result of Israel’s lethal attack, in international waters, “on the nonviolent Gaza Freedom […]
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