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VIDEO: Shannon Biggs & Maude Barlow on Recognizing the Rights of Nature

Posted by in Community Rights, Featured, Global Exchange News & Events on 26th April, 2011 | No Comments

Image Credit: GRITtvThe following video originally aired April 20th on GRITtv. In it, Shannon Biggs & Maude Barlow speak about recognizing the Rights of Nature.
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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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15 Good Things to Celebrate in a Bad Year

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

medeaMedea Benjamin breaks it down for us once again with her annual list of peace, justice and sustainability victories from 2010. With a tough year ahead, read this post to reflect on and celebrate some of the victories from 2010 and get inspired to act so there will be more victories moving forward.
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Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by in World News & Events on 12th October, 2010 | No Comments

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesIt’s official; the White House announced earlier today that the moratorium on deep water drilling which was not set to expire until November 30th is now being lifted. How do we feel about it, and what can you do to make your voice heard?
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Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 12th October, 2010 | No Comments

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesIt’s official; the White House announced earlier today that the moratorium on deep water drilling which was not set to expire until November 30th is now being lifted. How do we feel about it, and what can you do to make your voice heard?
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A Permanent Moratorium

Posted by in Featured on 19th August, 2010 | No Comments

2010-07-31-oiledshellbeachAs another oil and gas rig explodes September 2nd in the Gulf of Mexico, the need to ban offshore drilling becomes more apparent. See Antonia Juhasz’s article in Progressive Magazine on the frequency of such incidents (400 in the last five years) and the need for a permanent moratorium on offshore drilling. What we are witnessing is the failure of an entire system, rather than of one operator.
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