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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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Tim DeChristopher Sentenced to 2 Years, Supporters Stand (and Sit) in Solidarity

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 26th July, 2011 | No Comments

P1010044Cimate activist Tim DeChristopher was sentenced today to 2 years in prison and fined $10,000 for being found guilty of two felonies in a land auction case. Supporters came out to show their solidarity.
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Support a Voice for Climate Justice – Tim DeChristopher – on July 26

Posted by in Community Rights, World News & Events on 19th July, 2011 | No Comments

Tim Courthouse MNNTim DeChristopher will be sentenced on July 26 after being found guilty of one count of violating the Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act, and one count of False Statement March 3rd. He participated in the auction “won” $2.7 million in oil & gas leases in a brave creative nonviolent act to protect land from destructive oil and gas extraction. He is now facing 10 years in federal prison. Flora Bernard, Co-Director of Peaceful Uprising, shares her thoughts about Tim DeChristopher’s prosecution:
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