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Think outside the bottle: Ban bottled water at National Parks

Posted by in Guest Posts, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 11th July, 2013 | 1 Comment

nobottlewaterThe ‘Think Outside the Bottle’ campaign has teamed up with the Story of Stuff Project in a new effort to ban bottled water at national parks across the country. According to the campaign, 280 million people visit national parks every summer and consume 2.6 billion gallons of water…from disposable plastic bottles. Yikes.

The Story of Change

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Fair Trade, Guest Posts, World News & Events on 18th July, 2012 | No Comments

the-story-of-change2012 Human Rights Award honoree, Annie Leonard from the Story of Stuff Project has launched another groundbreaking on-line video called The Story of Change. A guest post by Annie Leonard.

10th Annual Human Rights Awards Gala in Pictures!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 15th May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Global Exchange staff all dressed up at 10th Annual Human Rights Awards galaOur 10th Annual Human Rights Awards gala was a truly inspiring evening. Here’s a rundown of what took place, along with pictures, because as they say, they’re worth a thousand words (each?)

Global Exchange Online Auction is Now Live: Bid On iPad, Paris Getaway and More!

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, Green Festivals, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 9th April, 2012 | 3 Comments

Auction-Take-ActionGlobal Exchange is proud to announce our first ever online auction, in advance of the 10th annual Human Rights Awards – a way for our supporters around the country to support our work by bidding on an amazing collection of items. There are some awesome items up for bid. Here are a few of my favorites:

New Video “The Story of Broke” is Out!

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Featured, World News & Events on 8th November, 2011 | No Comments

SoBroke_Scene_002_LobbyistBullies-1024x575The Occupy demonstrations have raised a central issue that we must confront: how does capital get invested and who is controlling the process? The new video “The Story of Broke” by Annie Leonard addresses this issue in a powerful and convincing way.

The Story of Stuff Project’s New Film About Citizens United

Posted by in World News & Events on 24th March, 2011 | No Comments

citizensHave you heard about the new film The Story of Citizens United v FEC yet? Released on March 1, 2011, this film is the latest in a popular series from The Story of Stuff Project featuring Annie Leonard.