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RAN names Coal MTR CEO Blankenship to its Board of Directors (tags)

Rainforest Action Network Names Coal Kingpin Don "Donny B" Blankenship to its Board of Directors; A "Welcome, Consistent Addition to Our Team," He Joins Fellow Mining Magnate Michael Klein, a former RAN chairman and co-owner of Palm Beach Aggregates, an aggregate rock mining company with operations in the Everglades in South Florida, where rock mining, like MTR coal mining in Appalachia, pollutes the local water supply.

International NGOs unite against oil giants (tags)

Survival has sent a letter signed by more than fifty leading NGOs to oil companies Perenco, Repsol-YPF and ConocoPhillips to demand their immediate withdrawal from an area inhabited by uncontacted tribes in Peru.

October-November 2010 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest (tags)

In This Issue: 1) Obama Declines to Push Immigration Reform 2) Deportations of Immigrants Hit Record High 3) NLG Emergency Hotline 4) FBI Harassments of Anti-War Activists 5) DREAM Act Debates 6) Fall Calendar of Actions 7) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!

Capitalists, Global Warming, and the Climate Justice Movement (tags)

(This essay was published in Anarcho-Syndicalist Review, #54, Summer 2010, pages 23-28. For this internet edition I've made a few more changes and additions). An urgent analysis of the climate crisis and call to action.

PLAN SANTA BARBARA: Is It Really Adapting In Today’s Fast Changing Environment? (tags)

Some Thoughts Regarding Item 8. For Agenda of August 10, 2010

Obama Supports Food Inc.'s World Domination and All We Get Is the White House Garden? (tags)

While Michele Obama took the needed steps in tearing out the White House lawn and planting an organic garden, her husband isn't so quick to drop the old pandering to biotechnology habits of big agribusiness corporations. With Obama's chosen staff of Tom Vilsack, Rajiv Shah, and Islam Siddiqui we have a continuation of the revolving door between corporate agribusiness, biotechnology and government regulators.

URGENT to KPFK Members (tags)

Election in jeopardy! Ballots not sent. See this to get yours--BY TOMORROW!

Bank of America and Citi Targeted for Coal Investment (tags)

Local activists will join others across the nation today to protest major investments by Cit and Bank of America in the dirtiest energy source: Coal.

Plug In America Wants You! (tags)

Help us show strength in numbers at the LA Auto Show on Nov. 15. Bring your signs. If you can't make the 15th at high noon, we'll rally on the 14th in front of the Convention Center.

Tom Hayden receives first-ever Los Angeles Free Press Lifetime Dedication Award (tags)

Tom Hayden receives first-ever Los Angeles Free Press Lifetime Dedication Award

Tom Hayden is given the Los Angeles Free Press Lifetime Dedication Award (tags)

The New York Times book review has said; Hayden is "the single greatest figure of the 1960s student movement.”; Nicholas Lemann, national correspondent of The Atlantic has written "Tom Hayden changed America"; Forty years later he was described as "the conscience of the Senate" by the political columnist of the Sacramento Bee; When he retired in 2000 after eighteen years, including chairing the committees on higher education, labor and environment, he received the longest farewell of any legislator in memory, according to the Los Angeles Times; "His journey is our journey through the tumultuous and disillusioning decades, He is our Everyman, he is us." – Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Activists Call Out Auto Industry’s Empty Promises at LA Auto Show (tags)

*Watch this video of RAN and Global Exchange activists asking GM CEO Rick Wagoner to sign a pledge to make his company the most fuel efficient by 2010.

enemies of democracy (tags)

Manipulation of media and elections by Big Corporations.

Support Indigenous Rights: Host a Grassy Narrows Movie Night (tags)

Join activists across Canada and the United States in supporting the First Nations Community of Grassy Narrows by hosting a movie night. The film tracks the struggles and resistance movement of Grassy Narrows in their efforts to protect their land and way of life. Email jwolke@ran.org to get more information and materials.

VIDEO: Protest at Ford Motors' Dealership (tags)

WEST LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2006 - Anti-war and environmental activists joined forces today in a protest that targeted a Ford Motor Dealership in West LA. At issue is Ford Motors’ role in contributing to global warming and the current oil wars in the Middle East, Africa, and elsewhere. Uploaded is video from the protest. (Download time 1 to 3 mins. depending on connection, high res compressed, wait for streaming to load, then hit play)

Help Great Bear Campaign Achieve Victory! (tags)

The campaign to save the Great Bear Rainforest, the world's largest temperate rainforest located on the Central and North coasts of British Columbia, Canada, is very close to a huge victory -- so close that a historic agreement could be finalized within days -- but the provincial government of British Columbia needs to feel pressure from people all over the world right now to ensure that it takes one final step. PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE GOVERNMENT through the website: www.savethegreatbear.org

Ford Ranger EV Drivers Resist Repossession (tags)

“My all-electric Ford Ranger hauls more weight that my three-quarter ton Chevy with a 350 internal combustion engine,” says California rancher and Ranger EV driver Dave Raboy.

NADER'S RUNNING MATE ENDORSES JOHN KERRY! (tags)

"I'm voting my conscience on Nov. 2; I'm voting for John Kerry....His policy proposals involve vision -- like alternative energy, more accessible health care, and funding all those children who have been left behind by the Bush administration."

The Ruckus Society rethinks the U.S. anti-corporate globalization movement (tags)

“Close your eyes,” directs a young workshop facilitator. In the sticky heat of a secluded Florida campground, under a large open-air tent, a group of activists closes their eyes. “Now I want you to picture an anti-corporate globalization activist.” The campers furrow their collective brows. “Okay,” says the facilitator, after a brief pause, “how many saw a white person?”

RAN drops in on Ford outside LA Carshow (tags)

Thursday at Noon - Activists affiliated with the Rainforest Action Network dropped banner reading "Ford: Holding America Hostage to Oil" and staged a press conference in downtown Los Angeles.

Ford: Holding America Hostage to Oil (tags)

Environmental and Human Rights Activists Scale Downtown Skyscraper and Release Giant Banner to Protest US Oil Addiction

Peace Demonstrators in US & UK Take Message to the Pumps: No War for Oil! (tags)

National Release: Peace Demonstrators in US & UK Take Message to the Pumps: NO WAR FOR OIL Day of Action at Over 100 Gas Stations Calls for Peace, Security, and Environmental Protection via Reduction of Dependence on Oil

Activists Convince Staples to go Old-Growth Free (tags)

After feeling pressure from more than 600 protests at Staples stores nationwide, tens of thousands of letters and calls to the company's CEO, and news coverage across the country, office-supply giant Staples, Inc. announced Tuesday that it will meet the demands of the Paper Campaign and move towards forest friendly paper sales

Thousands of Activists Rally in Jo'burg to Challenge World Leaders at Environmental Summit (tags)

Under the theme "A Sustainable World is Possible, " the Global People's Forum has officially opened up at an Expo Center 14 miles from the official site. Activists and NGO's will gather there for a variety of activities, rallies, and workshops on various sustainability issues ranging from environmental justice, water scarcity, and strengthing local economies.

Tree-Sitting "Eco-Terrorist," As The New McCarthyites Would Have It (tags)

This picture from Rainforest Action Network's current homepage is a perfect example of the kind of effective non-violent action that the new McCarthyite attacks want to repaint as "terrorism" in a bold attempt to ultimately criminalize the entire environmentalist movement.

Tree-Sitting "Eco-Terrorist," As The New McCarthyites Would Have It (tags)

This picture from Rainforest Action Network's current homepage is a perfect example of the kind of effective non-violent action that the new McCarthyite attacks want to repaint as "terrorism" in a bold attempt to ultimately criminalize the entire environmentalist movement.

Tree-Sitting "Eco-Terrorist," As The New McCarthyites Would Have It (tags)

This picture from Rainforest Action Network's current homepage is a perfect example of the kind of effective non-violent action that the new McCarthyite attacks want to repaint as "terrorism" in a bold attempt to ultimately criminalize the entire environmentalist movement.

Tree-Sitting "Eco-Terrorist," As The New McCarthyites Would Have It (tags)

This picture from Rainforest Action Network's current homepage is a perfect example of the kind of effective non-violent action that the new McCarthyite attacks want to repaint as "terrorism" in a bold attempt to ultimately criminalize the entire environmentalist movement.

Loggers Try to Demonize Environmental Groups as 'Terrorists' (tags)

Last month, industry lobbyists, led by Boise Cascade, wrote to the Internal Revenue Service arguing that groups such as RAN had violated the terms of their tax-exempt status because they engaged in civil disobedience.

AL GORE AND OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM (tags)

Gore Family Continues To Profit From Occidental Stock Despite Abuses

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