Posts Tagged with "Kichwa"

“Without clean water, we cannot survive.”

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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“Without clean water, we cannot survive.”

RAN is proud to be an original supporter of ClearWater, which has launched an incredible new website today. Here are a few words from our friends at Amazon Watch about the important work ClearWater is doing and how you can get involved. “Without clean water, we cannot survive,” Emergildo Criollo told me recently. You may [...]

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We Brought A Kangaroo To Chevron’s Kangaroo Court

Friday, February 10, 2012

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We Brought A Kangaroo To Chevron’s Kangaroo Court

Chevron’s kangaroo court is meeting this weekend in a rented room in Washington, DC. We thought they might need an actual kangaroo for the meeting, so we brought one. It wasn’t a real kangaroo, it was an activist in a kangaroo costume. But that’s okay, this isn’t a real court of justice, either. In fact, [...]

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Chevron’s RICO Suit: An Exercise in High Satire?

Friday, February 11, 2011

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Chevron’s RICO Suit: An Exercise in High Satire?

Oh, the irony. Chevron filing a racketeering lawsuit against the impoverished Indigenous and campesino Amazon residents who are suing the oil giant in Ecuador for plundering their rainforest land over several decades of reckless oil drilling would be all too fitting for the satiric geniuses at the Daily Show — if it weren’t nauseatingly insulting. [...]

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Ecuadorean Plaintiffs Reject Chevron’s Bullying

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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Ecuadorean Plaintiffs Reject Chevron’s Bullying

At this point, Chevron’s legal strategy in Ecuador has been described many ways: it’s been called a “smear campaign,” it uses “scorched earth tactics,” it amounts to what you might call a “kitchen sink defense,” it adds “insult to injury” for the Ecuadorean plaintiffs. But the company’s latest maneuver is really the most egregious intimidation [...]

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