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Chevron Shareholders Greeted by Protestors Out (and In)side Annual Meeting

Posted by in Community Rights, End Dirty Energy, Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 30th May, 2012 | No Comments

Protest art during Chevron shareholder meeting May 30, 2012 Photo Credit: Global ExchangeCommunity members from around the world who have suffered the impacts of Chevron’s actions gathered today outside Chevron’s headquarters in support of human rights, environmental, economic and climate justice. Global Exchange Director of Organizing Kirsten Moller was there and shares her thoughts:

Gratitude to All Who Stand Up to Resist Injustice

Posted by in Community Rights, Featured, Mexico, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 23rd November, 2011 | No Comments

GX-Staff-Thank-you-WebThere is a lot to be thankful for in 2011. We here at Global Exchange offer gratitude to all those who have stood up to resist injustice, envision alternatives and take action. Here’s who we are thankful for.

Look What the True Cost of Chevron Network Did Last Week

Posted by in People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events 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 […]

We’re Taking On Chevron: Will You Join Us?

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 17th May, 2011 | No Comments

ChevronconfrontationWhile Chevron touts its “Human Energy” PR message of corporate social responsibility, communities directly affected by the company’s operations worldwide bear witness to the social and environmental costs that go unmentioned by Chevron. The True Cost of Chevron Network will be gathering in California May 25th to confront Chevron at their annual shareholder meeting to expose the truth. Will you join us?

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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:

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.

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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