Global Exchange in the News


Gloria Arenas Agís was released from prison around 7:30PM on October 28, ten years after Mexican federal agents abducted, tortured, and then—after several days of being held incommunicado—arrested her and her husband Jacobo Silva Nogales on charges ranging from terrorism and...

By John Gibler
October 29, 2009



Special Screening of The Yes Men Fix the World with Andy Bichlbaum (co-writer, directer, and producer) joined by...

* Interviews Now Available with <b>Yes Man Andy Bichlbaum</b> and Antonia Juhasz *
October 29, 2009

Author and activist Antonia Juhasz is director of the newly established Chevron Program at Global Exchange, a San Francisco-based human rights non-profit organization. She is a policy-analyst, author and activist and she will be speaking at the College of Southern Nevada. Before that she...

October 14, 2009


As we demonstrated at the White House last Monday calling for an end to the U.S. war in Afghanistan, we could hardly have imagined President Barack Obama would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize four days later.

While the award came as a surprise, it is somewhat understandable...

By Medea Benjamin and Kevin Martin
October 12, 2009


As domestic energy companies venture ever farther from the United States to find oil and natural gas, the Tulane Energy Institute is hoping to forge a partnership with Africa.

The continent is already a major fuel exporter to the United States, with Nigeria alone supplying...

By Jen DeGregorio
October 11, 2009

Antonia talks about Global Exchange's Chevron Program, the retirement of David O'Reilly, oil, Chevron affected communities, Ecuador and more.

Download and listen to the interview. Antonia's segment begins at approximately 35:25.

Radio Interview with Antonia Juhasz
October 7, 2009


It was the most expensive ballot measure ever fought in U.S. political history. Proposition 87, which appeared on the November 2006 California state ballot, would have implemented a small fee per barrel of oil drilled within the state and directed the funds to investments in...

October 16, 2008

"The U.S. invasion of Iraq was not preemption; it was ... an avaricious, premeditated, unprovoked war against a foe who posed no immediate threat but whose defeat did offer economic advantages." - Michael Scheuer, the CIA's senior expert on al-Qaeda until he quit in...

Antonia Juhasz
March 1, 2007

"It's tough to be ethical consumers in this age of sweatshops - both at home and abroad. Fair Trade coffee offers one good way to know with confidence that the products you purchase are made in just working conditions. All of us must do more to support fair trade...

Deborah James
September 1, 2002