Rachel Hoversland: Help CAGJ Continue our Transformative Food Sovereignty Work

SPECIAL APPEAL from Rachel Hoversland Hi CAGJ Supporters! My name is Rachel Hoversland, this year’s Rise Up! Summer School Co-Coordinator and the Co-Chair of CAGJ’s Food Justice Project. I’m writing to you today to ask you to consider an end-of-year donation to help CAGJ continue our transformative food sovereignty work.  Let me take a few […]

Ashley Fent: CAGJ builds solidarity from the ground up

You are invited! Join us SAT Dec 18 for CAGJ’s Holiday Party & Open Mic. Register to receive the Zoom link. More details below. SPECIAL APPEAL from Ashley Fent, AGRA Watch Researcher & Film-Maker Dear CAGJ Supporters, ‘Tis that time of year, and yes, I’m about to hit you up for money to support the amazing […]

Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 – what growth, and for whom?

By guest author Helene Schmutzler The Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 was a continuation of business-as-usual: the neoliberal capture of high-level political events to promote Western-led and finance-focused pseudo-solutions.  The Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit took place on December 7-8, 2021, as the culminating event of the #NutritionYearofAction. The N4G Summit is an international, multi-stakeholder […]

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How CAS Fellows are Discrediting Agroecology… and Failing at it

Image: CAS director Sarah Evanega (in “I <3 GMOs” shirt, front center) with government and agribusiness industry representatives By AGRA Watch intern Na Haby Stella Faye The mainstream media often portrays agroecological practices in a belittling way. At best, they are described as utopian; at worst, as damaging to the international economic system. This contributes […]

The More the Climate Changes, the More Everything Stays the Same: COP26 Advances Industrial Agriculture and Undermines Real Solutions

By AGRA Watch intern Camille Marie Munro The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP261) is currently underway in Glasgow, Scotland. Although COP26 has been deemed a turning point for humanity and described by conference organizers as the “world’s best last chance to get runaway climate change under control,” not a single day of the […]

“Free the Vaccine” Die-In to End the Pandemic Everywhere: Speech

Remarks by Heather Day, Director of CAGJ, at TRIPS Waiver Die-In at the Seattle Federal Building On October 15, 2021, as part of a state-wide week of action, CAGJ joined WA Fair Trade Coalition, Coalition of Seattle Indian Americans, and Socialist Alternative for a Die-In at the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building in Seattle. We […]

Thank You for a Beautiful 20th Anniversary + SLEE!

Our 15th SLEE and 20th Anniversary! Thank you to everyone who came together for another beautiful SLEE! It was a big one, being our 15th SLEE Gala and CAGJ’s 20th Anniversary Party! If you were not able to make it live, you can still watch the whole event here. (See links to highlights of the […]