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4 Reasons to Buy Local

Whenever possible, we here at AMP encourage you to buy your food locally! “What are the benefits to buying local,” you ask? Here are our top four reasons:   It’s better for you Local produce does not need to travel as far to the market (or to you), so it …

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Promoting Food Justice in Your Community

**This fall, AMP is rolling out an exciting new campaign on food justice! Bring the campaign to your community with some of the following events, and stay tuned for more updates.** Community events are a great way to engage those around you in an exciting and informative way. Take the …

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Emerging technological trends and Global Security

Of the world’s 100 largest economic entities, 51 are now corporations and 49 are countries. Gross Domestic Product of corporations such as Wal-Mart, General Motors, Exxon mobil and Ford Motors are calculated to exceed GDP’s of states like Norway, Singapore, South Africa and Malaysia. Since domestic markets in a country …

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Can your school host a “V-Day movement” to end violence against women and girls?

“V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, …

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What’s It to Me? Blogger

Why do nuclear weapons, global hunger and climate change matter to me? What’s the connection between these issues and our daily lives and local communities? Exposing this tie is a critical task for anyone interested in global affairs. Although many of the people you meet will accept the “moral argument”—i.e. …

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Ramadan Murbarak and hopeful Gallup poll results

This week, I had the opportunity to attend an important event that focused on Muslim Americans. This study was done by Abu Dhabi Gallup, and it found that Muslim Americans are loyal to the US and optimistic about the future more than any other religious group. Other religious groups included …

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