Posts Tagged with "day of action"

Three Actions Across Canada Launch Campaign Against RBC’s Olympic-Sized Greenwashing

Monday, October 19, 2009

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So I really like the Winter Olympics – they really put the Summer Olympics to shame. Hockey, luge, figure skating, bobsledding, downhill skiing… and even that sport that combines cross-country skiing and target shooting! (Whose idea was that??) But this year, a wide variety of activists, in B.C. and beyond, are reminding us that the [...]

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Rising Tide Boston helps big banks market “Green Coal”

Monday, November 17, 2008

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Last Friday, members of Rising Tide Boston set up “Green Coal” marketing tables outside branches of Bank of America and Citibank to highlight these banks’ high-risk investments in coal power and mining. Emulating the coal industry’s marketing pitch of “clean coal”, activists handed out samples of “green coal” while informing fellow citizens not to expect [...]

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Stick It to Palm Oil Day of Action Takes Over North America!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

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More than two thousand people are going to show up at supermarkets all across North America tomorrow for RAN’s Stick It to Palm Oil day of action. Armed with “Warning: Product May Contain Rainforest Destruction” stickers, RAN supporters everywhere will be stickering products made with palm oil. Check out this great map showing all the [...]

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Take action for food sovereignty on January 26th

Thursday, January 17, 2008

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On Saturday, January 26th, the Rainforest Agribusiness campaign will be joining hundreds of thousands of people across the world in a day of action being called by the World Social Forum. Along with Via Campesina–a global farmers’ movement that represents over 100 million farmers around the world–and other organizations worldwide, the rainforest agribusiness campaign is [...]

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Hey Banks! If you finance coal, they will come.

Friday, November 16, 2007

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And they’re coming. We’ve been telling Citi and Bank of America that their financing of coal fired power plants and mountaintop removal was going to get them some unwanted attention from lots of very concerned people. Today thousands have taken to the streets in fifty cities around the country to tell the banks that financing [...]

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Al Gore should be arrested

Friday, October 12, 2007

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Today, the Nobel Committee awarded the Peace Prize to Al Gore (and the IPCC). No one deserves it more than he does. We’re very happy for him. And we think he should go to jail. Specifically, he should go to jail on RAN’s November 16-17 Day of Action Against Coal Finance. As reported in Nicholas [...]

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