Posts Tagged with "justice"

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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Chevron Responds To Human Suffering With Cowardly Evasions and Duplicitous Attacks

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Chevron Responds To Human Suffering With Cowardly Evasions and Duplicitous Attacks

Last week three courageous Ecuadoreans traveled from the Amazon to Chevron’s shareholder meeting in San Ramon, CA to take their calls for justice directly to the company’s management, board, and shareholders. Even I was shocked by Chevron’s callousness and disregard for the human suffering caused by its business operations. I wrote a post last Wednesday [...]

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Anger, Frustration, And Unwavering Resolve to Bring Chevron To Justice In the Wake of Shareholder Meeting

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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Anger, Frustration, And Unwavering Resolve to Bring Chevron To Justice In the Wake of Shareholder Meeting

When the delegations from affected communities emerged from Chevron’s shareholder meeting today, the anger and disappointment were palpable. But so was the passion and resolve. The crowd of close to 200 protesters outside welcomed the delegates with applause and cheers. Up to that point, the protest had been a lively and colorful affair, with a [...]

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No Blood for Palm Oil

Friday, January 21, 2011

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No Blood for Palm Oil

The land grab crisis in Indonesia is getting worse — with tragic consequences. On Tuesday, six unarmed villagers were shot while harvesting palm oil fruit on their own land. Jakarta Globe’s Jan. 16 article reports the villagers had an ongoing conflict with Kresna Duta Agroindo, a palm oil subsidiary of Sinar Mas, when they were [...]

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Dr. James Hansen calls for Civil Disobedience at the Capitol March 2nd « It’s Getting Hot In Here

Thursday, February 19, 2009

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Dr. James Hansen calls for Civil Disobedience at the Capitol March 2nd « It’s Getting Hot In Here. (Thanks to Josh for posting this at IGHIH!) Today Climate Scientist Dr. James Hansen released a public service announcement calling on all of us to join the Capitol Climate Action (CCA) on March 2nd. If you haven’t [...]

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What do immigrant rights have to do with the youth climate movement?

Saturday, November 1, 2008

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Melting I.C.E. Yesterday was a Halloween to remember. Along with other RAN staff, I had the honor of participating in an inspiring action organized and led by Bay Area Latino & Latina youth. Over 400 high school students walked out of school on Halloween to protest the vicious I.C.E. raids that have terrorized their communities, [...]

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