Global Exchange in the News

Large corporations don’t depend on China only for cheap labor; they also seem to be adopting the practices of that country’s repressive government in the treatment of dissidents. It has just come to light that oil giant Chevron is working with Houston authorities in the...

Phil Mattera
October 1, 2010

As the nation's second-largest oil company, Chevron Corp. is accustomed to activists at its annual shareholder meetings. But Chevron is working with authorities prosecuting a shareholder activist who harangued executives at its annual meeting in May.

Antonia Juhasz...

John Letzing
September 29, 2010

As the nation's second-largest oil company, Chevron Corp. is accustomed to activists at its annual shareholder meetings. But Chevron is working with authorities prosecuting a shareholder activist who harangued executives at its annual meeting in May. Antonia Juhasz was...

John Letzing
September 29, 2010

Antonia Juhasz gives update on the Gulf of Mexico on KGO NewsTalk AM 810. Interview begins at 19:45.

September 7, 2010

 

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Fifteen people were arrested Monday in a roving protest against big oil companies in San Francisco. Protesters marched from Justin Herman Plaza, to the chevron offices, to the BP office at Mission and New Montgomery streets. A group of demonstrators blocked...

August 30, 2010

President Barack Obama may ease travel restrictions on Cuba, allowing more Americans to visit the island on educational and cultural trips, said a U.S. official who declined to be named because he isn’t authorized to speak on the subject.

Obama first loosened...

By Jens Erik Gould and Nicole Gaouette
August 6, 2010

Ted Lewis es el director del Programa de Derechos Humanos de Global Exchange, una ONG estadounidense que nació en 1988 para la defensa de los derechos de los trabajadores y el respeto al Medio Ambiente. En la actualidad uno de sus pilares es el acompañamiento en procesos...

Por Patricia Simón
June 18, 2010

As a student, former Military Intelligence Officer and veteran, I've spent the last six years studying political violence and its causes. Simply put, when the process of dialogue between disputing parties breaks down, and the aggrieved party is denied recourse through...

T.J. Buonomo
June 18, 2010

Mucho se ha hablado del uso del programa Familias en Acción a favor de la candidatura presidencial de Juan Manuel Santos. En abril pasado, Noticias Uno fue el primero en divulgar un video con denuncias sobre el tema, y esta semana la organización internacional Global...

Por: Carlos Cortés Castillo
June 17, 2010

El director del Programa de Derechos Humanos de Global Exchange, Ted Lewis, aseguró que las estadísticas muestran que existe un crecimiento paralelo entre el número de beneficiarios de Familias en Acción, programa de ayuda a familias pobres y desplazadas, y los...

June 16, 2010