News Updates

After traveling halfway around the world from Nigeria to the U.S., Emem Okon, along with 17 other people representing oil-producing communities around the globe, stood today as shareholders ready to...
Ezinne Anyanwu
May 26, 2010
Outlines the ordinance getting voted on to be on the November Ballot
May 26, 2010
Dole has accused Nicaraguan farmworkers of conspiring to defraud the company of millions of dollars. The Nicaraguan farmworkers claimed that they were made sterile by pesticides Dole used on the...
Marcos Aleman
May 14, 2010
Negotiators for the city of Richmond and Chevron have reached an unprecedented agreement that settles several major tax issues. Chevron has agreed to pay millions of additional dollars to the city...
Tom Butt
May 10, 2010
More than 100 community members offered vocal support during Monday night’s Mount Shasta City Council meeting for an ordinance that would prevent corporations from cloud seeding and bulk water...
By Skye Kinkade
April 27, 2010
The Mount Shasta City Council tonight will be considering an ordinance that would prohibit cloud seeding and bulk water extraction by corporations, according to a recent press release from the Mount...
By David Smith
April 26, 2010
With 184 socialist communes in construction in Venezuela, yesterday, during his weekly TV show Alo Presidente, president Hugo Chavez emphasised the need for “production independent of the capitalist...
February 9, 2010
The judge hearing an oil pollution lawsuit against Chevron Corp (CVX.N) in Ecuador has been replaced, the court said on Friday, setting the stage for the third judge in a year to take over the $27...
Steve Orlofsky
January 1, 2010
 Shannon Biggs is the director of the Community Rights program at Global Exchange. Shannon also teaches rights-based organizing at weekend-long Democracy Schools, developed by the Community...
November 20, 2009