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Bubble-wrapping Nature Against Corporate Greed

Posted by in Community Rights, Featured, Global Exchange News & Events on 3rd August, 2011 | 2 Comments

Activists convening at Rights of Nature Summit21 climate justice activists convened in San Francisco last weekend for the “Rights of Nature Activist Strategy Summit”. Attendees represented a wide range of organizations and fields; climate justice, environmental policy, and social justice organizations, think tanks, and experts in law. Summit attendee Meera Karunananthan shares her experience and thoughts from the summit.

Enormous Cuts in Military Spending? Read the Fine Print

Posted by in Featured, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 3rd August, 2011 | No Comments

medeaIn this age of austerity, all the politicians are talking about the need for spending cuts. But when it comes to shared burdens and slashed budgets, don’t expect the Pentagon to start holding bake sales, despite what you may have heard about reductions to its obscenely bloated funding.