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Speaking Out at the BP Annual Meeting

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 14th April, 2011 | 1 Comment

Diane Wilson at BP's AGM // photo: Stefan Rousseau/PAGulf Coast activists showed up at BP’s annual shareholder meeting in London today to speak out against the oil company that is responsible for what is known as the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Despite having proxies and all necessary credentials to attend the meeting, almost all of the Gulf Coast residents were denied entry.
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Help Stop Gas-Flaring in the Niger Delta.

Posted by in World News & Events 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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What’s Driving High Oil & Gas Prices?

Posted by in World News & Events on 1st March, 2011 | 1 Comment

'Liberated' Eastern Libya Adjusts To Life Without Gaddafi RuleIt is speculators and Big Oil — not a lack of oil and gas supply in today’s market — driving high oil and gasoline prices. Listen to my interview today on WBEZ’s (Chicago NPR) Worldview radio program to learn more about rising oil and gasoline prices, turmoil in the Middle East, speculators, Big Oil, and […]
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Chevron is Guilty in Ecuador! Time to Pay Up!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 18th February, 2011 | 1 Comment

truecostecuador2010In recent weeks, the world has seen major turning points in the struggle for justice and human rights. Just last week, after nearly a month of demonstrations and thirty years of living under oppression, the people of Egypt rose up and brought about the resignation of Hosni Mubarak. This week, there was a major turning point in the struggle against Big Oil when Chevron was found guilty in Ecuador.
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Courts Find Chevron Guilty, Now It’s Time For Chevron To Pay Up

Posted by in Community Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 14th February, 2011 | 1 Comment

true-cost-of-chevron-ads-1Today marks the day when a historic verdict was passed down by the Ecuador court against Chevron. Find out why this ruling is unprecedented.
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Victory: Chevron Announces Plans to Withdraw from Coal Operations By Year’s End!

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 2nd February, 2011 | No Comments

chevron_ad_wyomingIn the world of organizing against Big Oil, victories often seem far too rare. Thus, when they do occur, we must mark them, celebrate them, and ensure that they stick.
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Wall Street Journal Picks Up Chevron Protest Story & Pivots

Posted by in People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonA follow-up article on Antonia Juhasz’s arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.
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Chevron Throws Book at Shareholder Activist (Me)

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonAntonia Juhasz responds to the MarketWatch article on her arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.
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Hurricane Katrina, Five Years Later

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 27th August, 2010 | No Comments

katrina-new-orleans-flooding3-2005Five years after Hurricane Katrina hit the shores of the Gulf Coast and destroyed the city of New Orleans, NOLA still has not fully recovered from the tragic event and with the BP Oil Disaster that took place earlier this year in the Gulf, the long term damage continues to mount and a full recovery seems even more distant. Take a moment with us as we reflect and stand in solidarity to imagine positive solutions in order to heal our communities in the Gulf Coast and beyond.
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Antonia Juhasz speaks to DemocracyNow! about BP’s “missing oil”

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 4th August, 2010 | No Comments

ajGlobal Exchange’s Chevron Program Director, Antonia Juhasz appeared on DemocracyNow! this morning to speak about her recent Huffington Post article on BP’s “missing oil” washing up in St. Mary’s Parish, Louisiana.
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