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Jenny White, Volunteer Superstar

Posted by in For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 14th November, 2012 | 5 Comments

photoIn our series of thank-you blog posts this week, we take a moment to appreciate Jenny White, one of our fantastic volunteers.
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Want to Avoid the Post-Election Blues?

Posted by in Elect Democracy, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 14th October, 2012 | No Comments

HeistStay off the bleachers post-election: Sign up today with Global Exchange to host a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Heist: Who Stole the American Dream- and How We Can Get It Back.”
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Occupy: 99 Reasons to Get $$ Out of Politics

Posted by in Elect Democracy, Featured, World News & Events on 17th September, 2012 | 2 Comments

Photo Credit: Politics on the HudsonToday’s milestones: 1) It is the one year anniversary of Occupy 2) There are exactly 50 days until the U.S. election Nov. 6 As we approach the most expensive election in history, more people than ever are calling to get Money Out of Politics!
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What Will You #DeclareIndependence From?

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Community Rights, Elect Democracy, End Dirty Energy, Featured, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 27th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

ikylieinstaThis July 3-4, choose ONE THING you DON’T LIKE and #DeclareIndependence from it! I chose to #DeclareIndependence from rule by Wall Street. What about you? Just post on Facebook or Twitter. It takes 30 seconds and makes Independence Day about more than fireworks or a car sale.
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Oakland Police Out in Force on Occupy Oakland Move-In Day

Posted by in World News & Events on 2nd February, 2012 | No Comments

Oakland police out in forceThe images of street battles and arrests at the Occupy Move In Day in Oakland on Saturday have garnered national attention. Unfortunately, much of the reporting by mainstream corporate media has been incomplete and inaccurate, misrepresenting the intentions behind the march and distorting the sequence of events that led to the mass arrests. What started as an attempt to reclaim an abandoned space (the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center) and repurpose it for human needs by converting it into a social center was met with intense police aggression resulting in injuries to peaceful protestors, with nearly 400 hundred arrests by the end of the day.
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Embody the Movement: Dancing for Economic Justice

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 23rd January, 2012 | No Comments

Dance-Activists-Flash-MobThe following is a guest post by Rae Abileah with contributing writers Sharon Shay Sloan and Eva Lyons. An uplifting and timely read, especially for those who’ve been following our various Occupy Wall Street West posts. — A day of hard rain and wind could not dampen the spirits of activists representing the 99% as […]
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We Need the Separation of Corporation and State

Posted by in Featured, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 19th January, 2012 | No Comments

cant afford a politicianThe Occupiers have, and continue to, expose corporate greed and demand an end to the overwhelming influence that money has in our systems – economic, political and even social. If we can remain united (truly citizens united) in this global revolution it is we — the 99% — that are too big to fail.
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2012 – Our Resolution is Global Revolution

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events on 21st December, 2011 | 1 Comment

shannon_owsAs we ring in 2012, let the revolution begin! From Tunisia to New York, from Spain and Greece to Oakland and ‘Occupies’ everywhere, people have taken to the streets to reclaim what is rightfully ours. Here are some highlights from this memorable year 2011.
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Gratitude to All Who Stand Up to Resist Injustice

Posted by in Community Rights, Featured, Mexico, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 23rd November, 2011 | No Comments

GX-Staff-Thank-you-WebThere is a lot to be thankful for in 2011. We here at Global Exchange offer gratitude to all those who have stood up to resist injustice, envision alternatives and take action. Here’s who we are thankful for.
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Our Rising Voices are Being Heard

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 17th November, 2011 | 2 Comments

#OO_portThis post was originally sent to our News and Action e-mail list. Be the first to get the latest news and alerts from Global Exchange by signing up to our e-mail lists. Our rising voices are being heard! The Mass Day of Action called this week from #OWS is happening, thousands are on the streets today to say enough is […]
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