Posts Tagged with "Activist"

Red, White and Rainforest: Declare Independence from Deforestation

Monday, July 4, 2011

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Red, White and Rainforest: Declare Independence from Deforestation

Every 4th of July, the red, white and blue comes out in a big way in Wayzata, Minnesota, an affluent suburb of the Twin Cities. An annual pancake breakfast, bicycle parade, and day-long festivities are something people look forward to each year. Neighbors greet one another’s families as they gather to celebrate with their community. [...]

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Amazon Victory Party & Fundraiser at Lake Chalet on May 25th, 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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Amazon Victory Party & Fundraiser at Lake Chalet on May 25th, 2011

What a party we created to celebrate a most-significant milestone in our efforts to hold oil-giant Chevron accountable! Thank you for celebrating with us, our Ecuadorian allies and our terrific hosts Lara and Gar Trupelli and their Lake Chalet staff!

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Did you REVEL for RAN’s birthday?

Monday, October 18, 2010

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REVEL, RAN’s 25th birthday party was a smashing success on Thursday night, as almost 500 people came together to celebrate a quarter century of activism and victories challenging the power of corporations over our democracy and our environment. California jam band the Mother Hips got people on the floor dancing and Grateful Dead alum and [...]

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Utah Activist Single-Handedly Disrupts Oil and Gas Leases Auction

Monday, December 22, 2008

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On Dec. 19th University of Utah student Tim DeChristopher entered an auction that was selling off hundreds of thousands of acres for oil and gas development in the wilderness of southern Utah. Continually outbidding industry speculators, or when outbid driving the price up, DeChristopher effectively monkey-wrenched the auctioning off of once protected wilderness. Local news [...]

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Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Terrorist?

Monday, November 13, 2006

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The U.S. House will soon vote on a bill that would define acts of peaceful protest as terrorism. Already passed by the Senate, the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, S. 1926 and H.R. 4239 (AETA) categorizes activists as terrorists if they engage in First Amendment-protected activities like demonstrations, leafleting, undercover investigations and boycotts targeted at any [...]

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