Posts Tagged with "corporate"

Can You Arrest A Corporation?

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Can You Arrest A Corporation?

There are some who say that corporations are people. So can you arrest one? Well, we’re going to find out. Right now, corporations technically have the same First Amendment rights as real live people (as ruled by the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC two years ago). So shouldn’t we (real live people) [...]

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Greenwash And Cargill: Growing Together

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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Cargill just released their 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report, which provides an overview of Cargill’s amazing lackluster efforts to address supply chain issues including sourcing palm oil associated with rainforest destruction and social conflict. Titled “Growing Together,” the report is a seriously misleading account of the environmental and human rights achievements of the world’s largest privately [...]

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Corporate ties bedevil green groups

Friday, November 21, 2008

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…but not RAN. We don’t take money from large corporations as a rule. And that’s one of the reasons why we can be nimble and effective in our campaigns. Check out this article from Marc Gunther on CNN’s Money. From http://money.cnn.com/2008/11/13/news/companies/corporate_green.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2008111409 Corporate ties bedevil green groups When environmentalists work with big business, sometimes big money [...]

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Mountain Justice Takes on King Coal in Columbus

Friday, March 28, 2008

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How often do you get to witness a band of activists deploy a direct action and successfully pressure the CEO of a corporation into agreeing to their demands – before the police even arrive on the scene? On Friday afternoon, student activists with Ohio Student Environmental Coalition and members of Mountain Justice occupied the lobby [...]

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Chevron’s Richmond Refinery: Shut Down By People Power!

Monday, March 17, 2008

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Yesterday, on March 15th, 2008, nearly 1,000 people gathered in Richmond, California – as part of a series of non-violent direct actions leading up to the 5th anniversary of the Iraq War. After 5 years, $2.8 trillion dollars wasted, 600,000 Iraqi’s dead, nearly 4,000 US soldiers dead, and opposition to the war at an all-time [...]

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Environmentalism for Billionaires

Monday, August 6, 2007

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Lately this blog has been featuring story after story about how big companies are trying to cash in on the public’s growing environmental awareness. We’ve discussed carbon-offsets, plug-in electric vehicles, agrifuels, and how big lumber companies want us to eat trees for dessert.

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