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Beyond Personhood: Why Corporations Love the Constitution More Than You do

Posted by in Community Rights, End Dirty Energy, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 16th January, 2013 | 22 Comments

Got rights?January 21st marks the 3rd anniversary of the SCOTUS Citizen United ruling that opened the corporate-funded floodgates. While criticizing corporate personhood has hit the mainstream, questioning the Constitution remains the ultimate taboo.Shannon Biggs and Randy Hayes ask, “What do you love about the U.S. Constitution?” and explore what the Constitution is…and isn’t.
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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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Rights of Nature: Is the Planet Ready?

Posted by in Community Rights on 9th November, 2010 | No Comments

EcuadorpicAs autumn rolls out, the Rights of Nature roll in with a dynamic movement building across the globe. How can we as humans alter our relationship with nature from that of ownership to one of harmony? We are pleased to share that world leaders such as Vandana Shiva, Maude Barlow, and 2010 Right Livelihood Awardee Nnimmo Bassey are joining us in a new paradigm shift: the Rights of Nature.
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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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Chevron’s Disdain for Human Rights Will Bring Political and Financial Costs

Posted by in Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 11th June, 2010 | No Comments

4640317558_88beeb08d6Through a series of long term regulatory and policy battles we will make it increasingly costly for companies such as Chevron to operate with impunity and simultaneously make renewable alternatives more attractive to investors, the ultimate objective being to bring the power of energy production back into the hands of the people.
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