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Join Upcoming True Cost of Chevron Teach In

Posted by in Featured 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.
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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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When It Comes to Political Cash, Some Firms Tell All (NPR)

Posted by in Elect Democracy, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 24th March, 2011 | No Comments

Proponents of transparency in the politics are winning disclosure battles one corporation at a time. The percentage of undisclosed money in the political system went up during last year’s midterm elections. That’s because of a dramatic increase in advertising by anonymously funded freelance organizations such as the American Action Fund and Citizens for Strength and […]
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U.S. District Judge’s Shocking Decision Grants Chevron an Injunction

Posted by in Community Rights, End Dirty Energy, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 10th March, 2011 | No Comments

true-cost-of-chevron-ads-1In a ruling that shocked human rights and environmental justice advocates the world over, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan granted Chevron an injunction on Monday preventing native Ecuadoreans from collecting $18.2 billion for oil contamination caused by the company in the Amazon. Our Allies with the Amazon Defense Coalition had this powerful statement to share in response to the judge’s ruling:
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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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Unique Gift Helps End Dirty Energy

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, For Our Members on 9th December, 2010 | No Comments

dirtyenergyMonths ago, with the holidays on the horizon, a team of us here at Global Exchange had a brainstorming session focused on our gift memberships. Our goal: figure out a way to offer new Global Exchange members this holiday season a little something extra beyond the standard membership benefits, in exchange for their support. Here’s what we came up with for those who want to help end dirty energy:
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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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