Stories by Kevin Danaher

is director of public education for Global Exchange, a non-profit educational group based in San Francisco which runs regular research trips to Cuba. subscribe to Kevin Danaher's feed

Posted on: Mar 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Let's use this chance to create an economy that links social justice, environmental restoration, and financial sustainability.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Here are five steps we need to take now, to ensure our planet, and our species, is around to see the fruits of our labor.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

A conversation with Salt Lake City's super green mayor and advocate for Bush's impeachment.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

Lois Gibbs, who put Love Canal on the map and ignited the movement against toxics, shares the secrets of organizing work learned on the fly.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

Our current economic model has created nothing but poverty and pollution for the South Bronx. But the visionary folks there have a different model that will change all that.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

We need to promote the globalization of mass movements and the globalization of sharing ideas so that communities can help each other achieve self-reliance.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

When the system doesn't allow people to protect themselves from corporate harm to their communities, it is time to change the system.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

Is it possible to get our power from local sources? Yes, and an interview with one expert explains how.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

Civil rights leader and environmentalist Van Jones talks about suburban sprawl, race and the future of cities.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

What do race and the environmental movement have to do with each other? Quite a lot, explains one environmental justice activist.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

An interview with a leading food expert on the crisis of the America food system, the fallacy of labels and the organic vs. local conundrum.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2007, Source: PoliPoint Press

One of the world's leading water experts explains how our local water supplies are threatened across North America and across the globe.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2007, Source:

Can Americans retain their bad habits of overconsumption but simply switch to earth-friendly products? In truth, we are not going to spend our way out of a social and ecological crisis 500 years in the making.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Marla Ruzicka was a bright, shining light whose work focused on bringing some compassion into a war zone.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Two veteran corporate accountability activists explain how outsourcing the CEO -- wink, wink -- is best for everyone.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Free market ideology has come to mean that large transnational corporations can do only what's in their best interest. It's time to take back free enterprise and ensure the separation of corporations and the state.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2003, Source: AlterNet

By off-shoring high-tech and service jobs, American businesses are sowing the seeds of a populist backlash that could redraw the political map.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2003, Source: AlterNet

In a time of national division we can honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by pondering his words on war and U.S. foreign policy.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Last month's worldwide anti-war protests made it clear that a new kind of globalization has emerged, with an emphasis on conscience instead of commerce.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2001, Source: AlterNet

A Congressional vote on whether to give the President "fast track" powers in trade negotiations could happen any day. For our safety in the terror war, Congress should vote no.