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The Oakland Institute Founder Receives Prestigious 2022 Paul K. Feyerabend Award

We are thrilled to share that Anuradha Mittal, founder and Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, is the recipient of the 2022 Paul K. Feyerabend Award. Established in memory of philosopher of science, Paul K. Feyerabend, the “Paul K. Feyerabend Award — A World of Solidarity is Possible” recognizes exemplary individuals, communities or organisations that bring about crucial and lasting change for solidarity within or between communities.

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Responsible Endowments Coalition Presents: Endow the Future

A celebration and fundraiser to promote responsible investing in higher education, with special guest speaker Joseph Stiglitz University professor, Columbia University, and honoring Anuradha Mittal and The Oakland Institute

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Best Local NGO — East Bay Express

There are many to choose from (and this is based on my limited personal knowledge), but Anuradha Mittal and her folks at the Oakland Institute are affecting international policy on questions of the use of African land. Corporations and nations, using green-washing language, are stealing land and water from traditional African farmers for the purpose of profit and political influence.

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The Nation Names Anuradha Mittal "Most Valuable Thinker"

Progressives had more to celebrate in 2008 than in any year since the Supreme Court got into the business of stealing elections. The jubilant mood is dampened, of course, by the fact of a country is stuck in two military quagmires, ravaged by the most fearsome economic downturn in at least a half century and suffering from a serious case of Constitutional degeneration. Perhaps we have not yet reached an ideal champagne moment. But there is still good reason to toast the year's MVPs — Most Valuable Progressives.

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Oakland Institute Receives the UNA East Bay Global Citizen Award

On October 24, marking the 62nd anniversary of the United Nations, Anuradha Mittal and the Oakland Institute received the United Nations Association (UNA) East Bay's 2007 Global Citizen Award, in recognition of the Institute's work to promote social and economic justice globally.

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