Oil, Coffee, and the Call for the Ethical Consumer

Written by Valerie Lopez The political turmoil embroiling Northern Africa and the Middle East affects the rest of the world in a multitude of interesting ways. China is currently harnessing state power to suppress dissent in order to prevent a similar grassroots-led movement against the government. Late night pundits and morning anchors are in constant…

The EarthCorps Work Team: An Introduction to an Integral Part of the Seattle Leadership Program

Written by Fiona Kuipers An important component of Global Visionaries’ year-long student leadership program is its continuing partnership with EarthCorps, an environmental nonprofit organization based in Seattle. Together, EarthCorps and GV have been helping to empower youth to be active and conscientious environmental leaders in their communities. Awareness of environmental issues is higher today than…