Posts Tagged with "officemax"

Tom Stephens: Amnesiac or Poor Brand Manager?

Monday, August 4, 2008

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Forest News Watch posted an interesting interview with Boise Cascade CEO Tom Stephens Friday.  When asked what effect “the agreement reached with Rainforest Action Network” had on day-to-day operations of Boise Cascade, Stephens responds in part that “I’m not aware of any agreement between the two parties, either before I came or after.” Stephens is [...]

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The Old Growth Campaign Victory – how did we do that?

Friday, June 20, 2008

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RAN doesn’t have big campaign victories every day. We are definitely a very talented group of people who work with very talented activists, organizers, ally organizations, and community members every day, and we celebrate our successes when they happen – readers of this blog definitely know this to be true. But a victory as big [...]

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OSU sit-in ends – the story from the inside

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

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Students sitting-in President Gee’s office at OSU in Columbus, Ohio left peacefully at around 5:00pm yesterday. Everyone who participated in both the sit-in and the rally outside the administration’s building are feeling really good about how the day went and are looking forward to following this action up with more pressure on OSU to adopt [...]

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Update from the OSU sit-in

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

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5 students from Ohio State University are still sitting in OSU president Gordon Gee’s office. Gee is refusing to meet with the students and they are prepared to continue the sit-in as long as necessary. Below is a description of the rally that happened outside the administrative building from two Free The Planet members. -Annie [...]

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OSU Students Sit-in to Support Grassy Narrows

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

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About an hour ago, five students at Ohio State began a sit-in to demand ethical standards for the purchase of wood and paper. The members Free The Planet, a student group on campus, vow to stay until President Gordon Gee signs an agreement to stop the University from buying wood products obtained from Indigenous conflict [...]

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Ohio State University – a major thorn in OfficeMax’s side

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

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Students at Ohio State University in Columbus are in the midst of a major campaign to pressure the University to commit to a sustainable paper purchasing policy. As a part of this campaign, Free The Planet at OSU participated in RAN’s day of action against OfficeMax last week – and one of their demands was [...]

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OfficeMax and Grand & Toy day of action – more pictures!

Thursday, January 31, 2008

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Its the day after RAN’s OfficeMax and Grand & Toy day of action, yesterday OfficeMax and Grand & Toy locations across the United States and Canada heard hundreds of activists demand that the stores publicly support a moratorium in Grassy Narrows. Here are a few of the latest updates: In Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 25 people came [...]

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OfficeMax: Support the Moratorium in Grassy Narrows!

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

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Reports from activists about their OfficeMax and Grand & Toy protests today are trickling in. It was a frigid and blustery day for a day of action, but people came out in force to demand that OfficeMax and Grand & Toy publicly support a moratorium in Grassy Narrows. In Milwaukee, activists braved -3 degree Fahrenheit [...]

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All Eyes on OfficeMax and Grand&Toy

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

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Reports and pictures are just starting to roll in from the dozens of actions at OfficeMax and Grand & Toy locations throughout the US and Canada. Early this morning, Activists in Toronto locked themselves to the Headquarters of Grand & Toy for the better part of an hour somehow negotiating their way out with no [...]

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I’m just one person! How can I help tell OfficeMax and Grand & Toy to support Indigenous rights?

Friday, January 25, 2008

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For all the people who live in cities where no action is planned, and who still want to get involved – we’ve got a great alternative to planning an action! If you want to make sure that your voice is heard, and that your local OfficeMax or Grand & Toy store manager hears our demand [...]

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