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Our Proposal for Changing the System and not the Climate (tags)
The capitalist system has exploited and abused nature, pushing the planet to its limits, so much so that the system has accelerated dangerous and fundamental changes in the climate.
Philippines: Coalition Clamor for the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill (tags)
Still enough time for FOI – if House leadership supports it. With only nine session days remaining before Congress adjourns for a long election break, members of the Right to Know Right Now Coalition are reminding members of Congress that they still have enough time to pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill even without the prodding of Malacanang.
Rio+20: Asian Movements’ Statement on the Green Economy (tags)
We are movements and organizations from Asia, waging struggles on various fronts and arenas to defend our rights, resist policies and projects that cause harm and destruction, and to fight for immediate priorities and demands, as well as profound transformation of our societies. Fight for Our Future! No Price on Nature!
Double-talk on FOI: Philippine gov?t long on promises, short on political will (tags)
On President Aquino?s Open Governance Partnership (OGP) ON 20 SEPTEMBER 2011 in New York, President Benigno S. Aquino III will deliver the keynote address at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) forum dubbed ?The Power of Open: A Global Discussion?. The conference brings together governments and representatives of civil society, industry, academe, and media. The panels will discuss the role of openness in improving government responsiveness and accountability, fighting corruption, and creating efficiencies, innovation and growth.
Lies, Damn Lies, and Safe Nuclear Power (tags)
PHILIPPINES: Ban Endosulfan! (tags)
Citizens Press for Total Ban on Endosulfan to Put Off “Toxic Time Bomb”
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.
PLAYA VISTA USES POETRY FOR PROPAGANDA (tags)
H a b i t a t D e s t r u c t i o n I s N o t P o e t i c (read to the end of this message to see what SCIENTISTS have said in declarations to federal courts about this ill-founded scheme.)
San Diego Action Network Hosts Meeting on Border Issues (tags)
The San Diego Action Network hosted a meeting on border issues October 26 featuring Connie Garcia from the San Diego Environmental Health Coalition and Benjamin Prado from the Raza Rights Coalition. Featured topics included "Operation Gatekeeper," toxic wastes dumped in Mexico by U.S. companies and how NAFTA has impacted border issues.
S.D. Action Network Discusses "Progressive Response to Terrorism" (tags)
Though few people attended the September 28 San Diego Action Network meeting on "A Progressive Response to Terrorism," those who were there joined a lively discussion on the U.S.'s own terrorist actions, the need for the U.S. to cooperate with other nations, the desire that the terrorist acts be treated as crimes rather than war, and an end to America's dependence on Middle East oil through developing renewable energy sources.
Michael Shames, UCAN Director, Speaks on Energy to S.D. Green Party (tags)
Michael Shames, executive director of the San Diego Utility Consumers' Action Network (UCAN), spoke to the San Diego Green Party July 15. He supported an energy future based on efficiency and renewable sources but opposed a public takeover of the existing generating and distributing lines, both because it would be too expensive and because in an energy system based on renewables most of these facilities would become obsolete anyway.
Colombia Action Network (CAN) Events (tags)
[Colombia Action Network (CAN) Events] International Encounter in Soldarity Thu, 14 Jun 2001 15:18:44 -0600
Why Protest at Democratic National Convention? (tags)
Real Audio file of interview with Kevin Rudiger of Direct Action Network explains why a broad coalition of groups is protesting against the Democrats and how non-violent civil disobedience is being used to affect social change. (7:30 min)
Direct Action Network Trains Protesters (tags)
A good look at Rise Up LA and the Direct Action Network's protester training programs.
Pepper Spray Guns to be used at DNC on protestors. (tags)
Judging from previous police behaviour in DC and Seattle, it is obvious the LAPD are preparing for violent attacks on peaceful protestors.