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 […]

Tonight SAT OCT 9, 2021: ZOOM link for SLEE!

Greetings! We know some of you would love to join but have not had the chance to register, so we are sharing the Zoom for this evening. Hope to see you there! TONIGHT! SAT OCT 9th, 6 – 7:30PM PDT Community Alliance for Global Justice presents SLEE Virtual Gala with Keynote by Raj Patel Celebrating […]

Bill Gates and the Epidemic of White Saviorism

By Community Alliance for Global Justice / AGRA Watch & A Growing Culture Today, we see a lot of prominent people in the Global North pitching solutions to the world’s problems. They claim that their business savvy, resources, and influence are exactly what’s missing in the quest to save humanity from poverty, hunger, and illness. […]

CAGJ’s SLEE Gala is SAT Oct 9 with Raj Patel

This year’s virtual SLEE Gala will honor resistance to the corporate globalization of our food and trade systems and celebrate the 20th anniversary of Community Alliance for Global Justice. SLEE 2021:Tickets | Table Captains | Raj Patel | Facebook Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere! Date: Saturday, October 9th, 2021 Time: Event Presentations 6 – 7:30 PM […]