Philanthrocapitalism: The Gates Foundation’s African programmes are not charity

By AGRA Watch Member, Phil Bereano. Published in Third World Resurgence, December 2017. The activities of the Gates Foundation are a major example of what has come to be called ‘philanthrocapitalism’. Philip L Bereano argues that philanthrocapitalism is an attempt to use market processes to do good, and therefore problematic as markets are ill-suited to […]

Reflections on Kamayan Farm Teach-Out

By Kate Hamilton, CAGJ Intern On May 20 CAGJ hosted a Teach-Out at Kamayan Farm with farmer Ari de Leña, who gave the keynote at the 2017 SLEE Dinner (watch “Farming for Cultural and Ecological Resilience“). Check out Teach-Out photos on Facebook! Kamayan Farm is located in the Snoqualmie Valley near Carnation. The farm got […]

Today is #GiveBIG! Double your Membership Month gift to CAGJ!

Dear Community, Make GiveBIG a big boost for our Membership Month fundraising campaign!  GiveBIG is TODAY! All gifts will be matched thanks to UFCW 21 and generous CAGJ members. Help us reach our $5000 Membership Month goal! Make a one-time donation via GiveBig – 60% of CAGJ’s budget is fueled by our Members! Donate TODAY […]

One week to double your Membership Month gift to CAGJ!

Dear Community, Make GiveBIG a big boost for our Membership Month fundraising campaign!  GiveBIG is next WED May 9; you can schedule your gift today, and it will be matched thanks to UFCW 21 and generous CAGJ members. Help us reach our $5000 Membership Month goal! Make a one-time donation via GiveBig – 60% of […]

PRESS RELEASE: Film & Webinar Today “Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2018 Contact: Jaydee Hanson, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Food Safety JHanson@centerforfoodsafety.org; 202-547-9359 Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice simone@cagj.org; 215-873-4672   “Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest,” Premieres Today Indigenous Tribes and Advocacy Groups Host a Panel on Genetically Engineered […]

Salmon People: A backgrounder to Northwest Tribal Opposition to GE Salmon

This backgrounder is part of the Study Guide for the short film “Salmon People”. Check out our Film Study Guide, and Resources on GE Salmon and Northwest Native Resistance. Click here for the PDF: CAGJ Salmon People Backgrounder.   Watch the short film! Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest […]

AFSA PRESS RELEASE 26 April 2018 : Hands Off African Seeds! No Intellectual Property on Life

Thursday, April 26, 2018 Hands Off African Seeds! – No Intellectual Property on Life The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) today launches a continental seed policy report challenging the corporate capture of African farmers’ seeds and seed systems. Launched on World Intellectual Property Day, the report documents the policy shift towards corporatisation of […]