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Look What the True Cost of Chevron Network Did Last Week

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network on 1st June, 2011 | No Comments

agmLast week was a busy one for the True Cost of Chevron Network. Dozens of activists including those from Angola, Nigeria, Canada, Alaska, and the U.S. Gulf Coast traveled to San Ramon, California to attend Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting to deliver a new report: The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report. This report »

Chevron Withers Under Criticism at Today’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Featured, True Cost of Chevron Network on 25th May, 2011 | No Comments

Chevron_In_Nigeria_smallToday at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting, 22 indigenous, First Nation, and other impacted community members and supporters who had traveled to the company’s headquarters from locations around the globe and across the state confronted CEO John Watson with the brutal human and environmental abuses caused by the oil giants operations.

New Report Reveals Dirty Truth Behind Chevron

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, Featured, True Cost of Chevron Network on 24th May, 2011 | No Comments

ChevronAltReportFINAL_01_1lowresIt’s finally here; the True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report! Find out why this report is so timely, and where to get your copy today.

Join the Chevron Shareholder Meeting Protest May 25

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, Featured, True Cost of Chevron Network on 23rd May, 2011 | No Comments

Protesting Chevron Shareholder Meeting 2010 Photo Credit: The Campaign for Justice in EcuadoOn May 25th, two days after an illuminating and informative True Cost of Chevron Teach-in, people will travel from around the world to descend on San Ramon, CA to confront Chevron at its annual shareholder meeting. They will all have two things in common: they all come from communities that have suffered the dire impacts of Chevron’s reckless pursuit of profits, and they’re all fighting back. You’re welcomed to join this colorful and fun rally outside Chevron’s headquarters in support of human rights, environmental, economic and climate justice, and more.

Join Upcoming True Cost of Chevron Teach In

Posted by admin in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, Featured, Resources, True Cost of Chevron Network on 16th May, 2011 | No Comments

Chevronconfrontation“2010 was an outstanding year for Chevron.” With these words, CEO John Watson opens Chevron’s 2010 Annual Report. The communities who bear the costs of Chevron’s operations do not agree. On May 23, you can hear directly from community leaders who will travel from all around the world to the Bay Area to share the true cost of Chevron’s operations where they live. Find out about an upcoming Teach In and Chevron Shareholder rally.

VIDEO: Black Tide Book Launch Last Chance Events!

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil, True Cost of Chevron Network on 4th May, 2011 | No Comments

antoniaThe Black Tide Book Tour hits Colorado tonight and tomorrow night, then wraps up in California for two final dates following a whirlwind tour that took author Antonia Juhasz all around the US (and to London!) Find out exactly when and where the final tour dates are.

Take Action On One-Year Anniversary of Gulf Oil Disaster

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil on 20th April, 2011 | 4 Comments

storyimages_1302555627_deepwaterhorizonfire3One year ago today the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off of the coast of Louisiana killing eleven men and igniting the largest oil disaster in U.S. history. As BP spreads its wealth to the GOP, we are spreading the message that the one-year anniversary is THE moment to remind the nation and the world that the Gulf oil disaster is not over and that fundamental change is still needed to ensure such a disaster never occurs again.

VIDEOS: Activist Speaks Out At BP Shareholder Meeting and On Democracy Now!

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil on 18th April, 2011 | No Comments

bpGlobal Exchange’s Energy Program Director Antonia Juhasz showed up at BP’s annual shareholder meeting last week to speak out against the oil company that is responsible for what is known as the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Here’s a clip of Antonia speaking at this annual shareholder meeting.

One Year After Deepwater Horizon Disaster, Rig Operator Claims ‘Best Year in Safety Performance,’ Gives Execs Big Bonuses

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil on 15th April, 2011 | No Comments

storyimages_1302555627_deepwaterhorizonfire3It is time to learn the lessons of the disaster: neither the technology nor the regulation of deepwater drilling is capable of protecting workers or the environment.

Help Stop Gas-Flaring in the Niger Delta.

Posted by Brian in Big Oil, Chevron Actions on 29th March, 2011 | No Comments

gasflarebicyclingGlobal Exchange has worked with our allies in Nigeria for over a decade to help stop the illegal and deadly use of gas-flaring. Today, our friends at Amnesty International have launched an important new campaign to end flaring — and you can help! The oil industry is abusing the human rights of hundreds of thousands »

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