Posts Tagged with "grasssroots"

Indigenous prisoners of conscience

Thursday, March 20, 2008

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Earlier this week 6 political leaders of the Indigenous Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation were sentenced to 6 months in jail for refusing to allow mining and exploration on their traditional lands. KI councilor Cecilia Begg, the only woman among the KI six, is now all alone in the Thunder Bay District jail, a notorious [...]

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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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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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RAN Supporters Shut Down GM Greenwashing Site!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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Last week RAN supports shut down one of the biggest and most ambitious online corporate greenwashing campaigns. To mark its 100th anniversary two weeks ago, General Motors launched a new interactive website, gmnext, where the public was encouraged to submit photos, videos and comments in order to help the company answer questions like “how should [...]

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