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Dying to work at amazon (tags)

The human cost of obscene profits

Save the Amazon Demonstration (tags)

Glendale's Americana shopping mall was the site of a demonstration reminding consumers about consequences of shopping decisions and our culture of ignorance.

Why Cities Should Stop Playing Amazon's Game (tags)

New York City should count its blessings. Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters in Queens stunned city and state officials, who had promised US$3 billion in incentives in exchange for some 25,000 jobs.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc (tags)

Washington Post reporters are to be commended for their tremendous investigative work in uncovering details of Donald Trump regime crimes. Their work is a separate issue from the record of Jeff Bezos

The Dictatorship of Corporations (tags)

Why do the majority of politicians so often make decisions against the public interest and in favor of industry? A new quality of lobbyism arose on account of the dramatically stronger market- and financial power of companies. I sound the alarm. The power relations in our society are shifting endangering democracy andthe market economy,

Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc (tags)

Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person having a wealth of 150 billion dollars. Jeff Bezos abuses his Amazon workers in Europe and the US, is one of the world's major deforesters from Amazon cardboard and nonrecycled book paper to Washington Post newsprint, has profiteered from animal murder as a cattle rancher and owner of Whole Foods.

Amazon, the Elephant in the Bookshop (tags)

Amazon is one of many examples of a gigantic problem. International corporation s shirk from contributing their just share to financing the community. Hosts of advisers and lawyers have created a "tax avoidance industry."

Rescued Animals go Back to the Jungle with Help from Peru’s Armed Forces (tags)

Dozens of native wildlife saved relocated to Amazon sanctuary in ADI mission

Lonely Monkey Finds His Val-entine (tags)

An embrace with Valerie ends a lifetime of loneliness for rescued Pepe

The So-Called Technological Unemployment, and Permanent Piecework (tags)

All the hype about technological unemployment only provides a glimmer of hope against the cold reality of a highly mechanized future of shitty, low pay jobs.

Brazil: great President, Congress bad. (tags)

While Dilma Roussef hits each day more, "pulling" the leveling of interest of the Brazilian public debt to international levels and begins to devise an industrial policy firmly grounded in a serious exchange rate policy and in science and technology, in addition to important tax cuts, Congress is the scene of successive corruption scandals, all them originated in the corporate

Indians take on Amazon loggers (tags)

Peruvian Indians have been forced to set up a guard post to protect an uncontacted Indians’ reserve, after the authorities ignored their repeated pleas for action.

Horrific treatment of Amazon Indians exposed 100 years ago today (tags)

30,000 Amazon Indians were enslaved, tortured, raped and starved in just 12 years during the rubber boom, according to a historic report submitted by Irish investigator Roger Casement, 100 years ago today.

Chevron Fined Billions (tags)

After decades of pollution of the Amazon basin, the oil corporation Chevron was fined $8.6 billion, the greatest environmental penalty of all time. How many catastrophes will be necessary until the population of industrial states becomes interested in environmental protection?

Amazon Indians protest in London as judge blocks Brazil dam (tags)

These projects will force my people from their land and end our way of life.’ Ruth Buendia Mestoquiari, Ashaninka leader.

Amazon Indians protest in London as judge blocks Brazil dam (tags)

These projects will force my people from their land and end our way of life.’ Ruth Buendia Mestoquiari, Ashaninka leader.

Amazon Indians in London to stop dams that will destroy them (tags)

Three Amazon Indians have begun a journey through Europe to protest against dams which threaten to destroy the lands and lives of thousands of tribal people.

BTL:Ecuadorean Court Finds Chevron Guilty of Polluting Amazon Rainforest (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

Uncontacted Amazon Indians face annihilation (tags)

A shocking report obtained by Survival International reveals that the home of the nomadic Awá tribe suffered more deforestation than any other indigenous territory in the Amazon in 2009.

Calls from Joe Lieberman help force Amazon and EveryDNS to dump Wikileaks (tags)

The war against Wikileaks is gaining momentum. We must defend Wikileaks, Julian Assange and free speech. I read now that Paypal has joined the offensive. Perhaps we should all close our paypal accounts.

Our noble brothers of the jungle (tags)

Wow ... The prince of the most famous, mediatic and rich royal house on the planet landed in the Amazon to receive an award for his significant contributions in protecting the forest. Beautifuly he speaks on the urgency of stoping climate change, he talks to NGOs, authorities, indigenous

MP3 AUDIO – Protest at Occidental Petroleum Headquarters (tags)

LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2008 – Environmental activists from AmazonWatch with support from the LA Greens and other local groups paid a visit to Occidental Petroleum’s corporate headquarters. Activists are demanding that Oxy pay for the clean up of an area of the Amazon home to the Achuar people. Oxy is blamed for the poisoning of an entire ecosystem that the Achuar depend on for their survival.

"This is What a Clean-Up Looks Like!" (tags)

“In 1971, Occidental Petroleum was reinjecting their production waters back into the ground here in the United States and elsewhere where they were operating. [So] they had the technology—it was just more expensive to do it [in Peru], and no one was regulating them. This is environmental racism.” -- Mitchell Anderson, Amazon Watch

Two Upcoming Events to Expose Pollution, Sickness in Peru Caused by Occidental Petroleum (tags)

“Oxy systematically dumped nine billion barrels of toxic wastewater into the Northern Peruvian Amazon, in Achuar territory. They’re unwilling to clean it up, so we are going to be out there on Wednesday at 12:30 teaching them how to clean up after themselves. " -- Mitchell Anderson of Amazon Watch

Rally Tonight @ Artivist Film Festival *time sensitive* (tags)

Artivist choose to take money from Petrobras (big oil), this company is destroying the Amazon rainforest for profit. We say no more!

To Chavez, Lula, Requião and Carlos Rovira. (tags)

Remote enawene nawe are only 420 and live mainly on the fishing. They are protesting against the plans of the soybean companies, directed by the greater producers of soybean of the world, the Maggi family, to dam the Juruena river and to obtain hydroelectric energy for the industry.

Amazonian Manatee is under extinguishing risk. It's not the only one...Why? (tags)

We want to make in the place a first experience of an untouched reserve with respectful exploitation, in permanent expansion, that later can be taken to other regions of the world.

The Amazon is in danger... Let's really save it! (tags)

I will now mention only three of the most visible and destructive ones: 1. The wood extration, 2. The introduction of cattle and 3. The plantation of soy for exportation.

The sudden collapse of the Amazon Rain Forest (tags)

Rapid, sudden climate change has always been the historical norm

One Year to Save the Amazon and Keep Global Warming From Spiraling Out of Control! (tags)

We've got VERY little time to help save the Amazon forest from total devastation which could cause global warming to spiral out of control, and the Amazon provides an enormous amount of the oxygen on which we rely. Please read the message below and, please help spread the word! The Amazon should not be cut down to grow genetically engineered soya for livestock feed!!!

Macho Men and State Capitalism - Is Another World Possible? (tags)

* Latin America is boiling with revolutionary potential these days that could redefine economics, politics and social relations. But sometimos things aren't always as they seem. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is widely seen to be at the center of Latin America's transformation by building a regional trade bloc through the creation of ALBA and Venezuela's membership in Mercosur to oppose U.S. dominance and its constant push for free trade agreements with Latin American governments.

Oxy Petroleum: War for Oil in Colombia (tags)

Occidental Petroleum Faces Lawsuit for Its Role in Massacre in Colombia Plaintiff Questions CEO at the Company’s Annual Meeting

Butterfly in Ecuador (tags)

Midnight decision to deport Julia Butterfly Ecuadorian Government preempts her fair trial in oil protest

Amazon Watch ed talks w/ a reporter (tags)

Amazon Watch Executive Director Atossa Soltani speaks with a local reporter at a banner hang this past Monday in L.A. More information on the banner hang and the issues concerning the drop can be found at www.soldoutusa.com

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