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Cathy Miorelli doesn’t think of herself as an...

Jason Mark
March 1, 2012

In Its First New York Appearance and In Time to Celebrate Earth Day, Green Festival Will Showcase 300 Exhibitors, Offer Ford Ride-and-Drives of New Hybrid, Present a Green Economy Expo and Feature Guest Speakers Russell Simmons and Amy Goodman

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February 28, 2012
There's nothing like sitting on a beach or touring through another country to leave work and worries behind. But for many professional women who are always striving to further their education, a beach vacation just isn’t stimulating enough. Imagine putting a purpose behind your travels, a...
Corinne Garcia
December 9, 2011

One of the original innovators in responsible tourism, Global Exchange’s Reality Tours, runs customizable trips to over 40 locations around the world including many countries rarely visited by tourists such as Afghanistan, Haiti, Iran,...

By Chelsea Souter
December 1, 2011

For most of us, Halloween has a strong association with candy. When you're little, you get to dress up and run around your neighborhood collecting it for free. When you're a bit older, you get to dress up, get drunk, and buy it steeply discounted on Nov. 1. And when you're a parent, you get to...

By Claire Thompson
October 25, 2011

UNITED NATIONS - An international coalition of academics and environmental activists has launched a global campaign for the creation of a new U.N. convention to protect "mother earth". "It will not be an easy struggle to have the rights of nature understood and adopted....

May 24, 2011

 

Next week, Chevron -- California's largest corporation and the nation's third largest -- holds its annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon. The gathering will be met by protesters, including those who will travel from Angola, Nigeria, Canada, Alaska, and the U.S. Gulf Coast to...

By Antonia Juhasz
May 20, 2011


The following is excerpted from the recently released book, The Rights of Nature: The Case for a Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth, produced by the Council of Canadians, Global Exchange and Fundacion Pachamama. This book reveals the path of a...

By Shannon Biggs and Mari Margil
May 20, 2011


Just more than a year after the world’s biggest unintentional oil spill — the disaster that unleashed a quantity of oil equivalent to the Valdez oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico every four days — the nation has directed its gaze elsewhere. But Sheila Kelley of...

By Allison Barrett
May 5, 2011


This article also appears on Global Exchange's People-to-People blog.

For us, the death of Osama Bin Laden is a...

By Medea Benjamin
May 2, 2011