Posts Tagged with "environmentalism"

Why Environmentalists Should Stand With Accused Whistleblower US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning

Monday, November 28, 2011

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Why Environmentalists Should Stand With Accused Whistleblower US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning

  if you had free reign over classified networks for long periods of time… … and you saw incredible things, awful things… things that belonged in the public domain, and not on some server stored in a dark room in Washington DC… what would you do?  … say… a database of half a million events [...]

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Occupy Oakland: RAN Deplores Violence — But Come On Media, Get It Right

Thursday, November 3, 2011

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Occupy Oakland: RAN Deplores Violence — But Come On Media, Get It Right

Most of RAN’s staff joined the call from Occupy Oakland for the general strike yesterday. We had an energizing and inspiring time marching in the streets in solidarity with the emerging Occupy movement. We were there, we took part, and we are against any violence. But the issue galling many of us today is how [...]

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Why Rainforest Action Network Stands With The Occupy Movement

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Why Rainforest Action Network Stands With The Occupy Movement

Rainforest Action Network believes the social, economic, and environmental crises sweeping the planet are inter-related symptoms born of the same root causes. Put simply, unchecked corporate power is dangerous and destructive to both people and the planet. Mother Earth is as much a member of the 99% as any one of us.

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On Hippies, Rainforest Action Network, and The O.C.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

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Lately, for (ahem) strictly professional reasons, I’ve been watching the recently-concluded teen drama The O.C.. I’d heard a rumor that RAN — or at least our logo — makes a cameo in the series, and I set about trying to find it. (Season four, episode five at 20:17, in case you’re wondering; see image). The [...]

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Youth re-defining environmentalism (way better than we are)

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

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It’s not a secret. Environmentalism has a bad name with a lot of people – and for lots of good reasons (check the article “Soul of Environmentalism” if you are not on the same page with me on this). The mainstream, majority white environmental movement has a checkered history of ignoring (or working against) the [...]

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