Posts Tagged with "union"

Speaking Truth to the Powers-That-Be at Chevron

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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Speaking Truth to the Powers-That-Be at Chevron

This morning, some of the most powerful global voices calling for environmental justice gathered in our office for a press conference to tell the world why they’re attending Chevron’s shareholder meeting tomorrow in San Ramon. Labor and community leaders from Brazil, Ecuador, Nigeria, Angola, California and Texas revealed the true cost of Chevron’s operations in [...]

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BREAKING: Wisconsin Police Have Joined Protest Inside State Capitol

Friday, February 25, 2011

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From inside the Wisconsin State Capitol, RAN ally Ryan Harvey reports: “Hundreds of cops have just marched into the Wisconsin state capitol building to protest the anti-Union bill, to massive applause. They now join up to 600 people who are inside.” Ryan reported on his Facebook page earlier today: “Police have just announced to the [...]

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Sumatra hunger strike: the last recourse for a forest community

Sunday, November 15, 2009

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Here in Riau, Indonesia, signs of the struggle to save the last of Sumatra’s forest is everywhere. Daily, the papers cover stories of timber and oil palm companies destroying forests, engaging in corruption, driving land conflicts, sponsoring violence, and marginalizing indigenous peoples. Today, on the way to a meeting with the local NGO Elang, I [...]

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