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VIDEO: The Gaza Freedom March

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 5th January, 2011 | No Comments

gazaOn December 27, 2009, on the one-year memorial of the major Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip, concerned people from around the world met in Cairo to travel to Gaza, despite the siege, for the Gaza Freedom March, calling for an end to the siege of Gaza. Only 100 marchers were allowed into Gaza; protests in Cairo generated international attention. Over 150 solidarity actions occurred around the world including Israel, the West Bank, Switzerland, New York, and Minnesota. Check out the video for more on this.

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:

Introducing…6 New Membership Gift Packages

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, World News & Events on 7th December, 2010 | No Comments

mainpicMonths ago, with the holidays on the horizon, a team of us here at Global Exchange had a brainstorming session focused on our gift memberships. Our goal: to figure out a way to offer new members this holiday season a little something extra beyond the standard membership benefits in exchange for their support. Here’s what we came up with.

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.

The Iraq Debacle: The Legacy of Seven Years of War

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 9th August, 2010 | No Comments

Iraq_DebacleLast Monday, President Obama gave a speech before the Disabled American Veterans national convention in Atlanta, Georgia stating that the US military is on target and will withdraw all its combat troops from Iraq by the end of August. Global Exchange and CODEPINK join in on a statement in hopes to get out the truth that the Iraq war was based on lies, left Iraq in tatters, drained our resources and MUST NOT be repeated for years to come in Afghanistan.

Afghan Envoy Holbrooke and Senate in La La Land

Posted by in Featured, Stop Funding War on 16th July, 2010 | No Comments

Holbrooke+Crocker+Testify+Before+Senate+Afghanistan+xG11oW2w80Cl“Man, those dudes are in La La Land,” a young intern said to me on the way out of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Afghanistan on June 14, his eyes rolling. “You can’t win in Afghanistan. Don’t they read history?”

From Empire to Global Healing

Posted by in Stop Funding War on 13th July, 2010 | 2 Comments

Nuclear bomb treeTurning U.S. Military Bases into Eco-Development Centers This project could forge a diverse global coalition to press for the transformation of hundreds of U.S. military bases overseas into eco-development centers for launching the global green economy from the grassroots. The world is facing two interlinked crises: militarism and global destruction of the environment. They are […]

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