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SAN RAMON -- Activists besieged Chevron at its shareholders meeting here Wednesday, in a gathering punctuated by shouts from attendees, warnings the event would be terminated early and interventions by security guards. The acrimony at the annual meeting nearly...

By George Avalos
May 25, 2011

WHAT: Colorful Protest Rally Outside - Creative Visuals -
Local and International Shareholder Activism Inside Chevron’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

WHEN: Wednesday, May 24
7:00am – 11:00am

WHERE: Chevron’s World Headquarters...

May 25, 2011


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May 25, 2011


Women traversed the globe from as far as Ecuador, Nigeria, Colombia and Indonesia to make their voices heard today at Chevron’s annual shareholder’s meeting in California. In contrast to last year–when activists were denied the mic–22 indigenous, First Nation and...

By Kari Paul
May 25, 2011

Several activist groups and dozens of supporters rallied at Chevron's headquarters during the company's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday morning to demand environmental, economic and climate justice. Organizers said they want Chevron to take responsibility for...

By Jessica Lipsky
May 24, 2011

On eve of oil giant’s annual shareholder meeting, The True Cost of Chevron Network releases damning Alternative Annual Report, demands that Chevron change its destructive ways.
- Interviews Available -

San Francisco – At a...

May 24, 2011

Chevron destroys everything, except profits. And by everything, we mean everything. The Amazon rainforest and its indigenous communities? Check. The Boreal Forest in northern Canada and its indigenous communities? Check. The Niger Delta? Check. Indonesia, Texas, and Iraq...

By Carly Nairn
May 24, 2011

UNITED NATIONS - An international coalition of academics and environmental activists has launched a global campaign for the creation of a new U.N. convention to protect "mother earth". "It will not be an easy struggle to have the rights of nature understood and adopted....

May 24, 2011

UNITED NATIONS - An international coalition of academics and environmental activists has launched a global campaign for the creation of a new U.N. convention to protect "mother earth".

"It will not be an easy struggle to have the rights of nature understood and...

May 24, 2011
Letters and Politics - May 23, 2011 at 10:00am
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May 23, 2011

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

May 21, 2011

 

Next week, Chevron -- California's largest corporation and the nation's third largest -- holds its annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon. The gathering will be met by protesters, including those who will travel from Angola, Nigeria, Canada, Alaska, and the U.S. Gulf Coast to...

By Antonia Juhasz
May 20, 2011

NEXT WEEK, Chevron -- California's largest corporation -- holds its annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon. As usual, the gathering will be met by protesters, including those from areas all around the nation and the world where Chevron operates in the deep sea....

By Antonia Juhasz
May 20, 2011


The following is excerpted from the recently released book, The Rights of Nature: The Case for a Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth, produced by the Council of Canadians, Global Exchange and Fundacion Pachamama. This book reveals the path of a...

By Shannon Biggs and Mari Margil
May 20, 2011

BANGKOK, 19 May 2011 (IRIN) - Why has Save the Children's US$40 million global appeal for conflict-affected Côte d'Ivoire only brought in $225,000, when its campaign for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan raised $25 million, exceeding the $20 million...

May 19, 2011



Days before oil giant’s annual shareholder meeting, local and international community leaders from Nigeria to Ecuador to Richmond reveal firsthand reality of Chevron’s operations are not what is seen on TV.
- Interview Available Now -...

May 19, 2011

May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011

Antonia Juhasz talks with The Joe Show on KGMI Radio in Washington looking back at the oil spill one year later and her new book Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

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May 18, 2011