Posts Tagged with "censorship"

5 Reasons the TransPacific Partnership Fast Track Must Be Stopped

Monday, January 27, 2014

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5 Reasons the TransPacific Partnership Fast Track Must Be Stopped

Time is running out to stop a secretive global trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership from getting Fast Track status at the end of January. “Fast Track” means the U.S. Congress would essentially forfeit its constitutionally protected duty to determine U.S. trade policy by giving the executive branch the authority to negotiate and finalize the [...]

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Girl Scouts USA Censors Scouts on Rainforest Destruction

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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Girl Scouts USA Censors Scouts on Rainforest Destruction

Girl Scouts USA’s mission is to empower girls to be leaders “who make the world a better place.” But today, in a shocking violation of its own mission statement, the organization made the decision to censor the comments of scores of its young leaders rather than listen to their concerns about the use of rainforest-destroying [...]

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Chevron vs. RAN: Who’s Speech Is Freer?

Monday, February 1, 2010

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In the weeks since the Supreme Court’s horrible, democracy-eroding ruling giving corporations unbridled spending on political contributions and advertisements under the guise of “free speech,” many of us have asked what impact this will have on climate legislation and contested 2010 races. After getting unintentionally embroiled in a corporate free speech campaign involving a scrappy [...]

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