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In the Seinfeld episode “The Opposite,” George Costanza decides that because his instincts in life have served him wrong for so long, he will live his life under the paradigm of doing the opposite of what naturally comes to him.

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U.S. Supreme Court Deals Blow to Chevron on Ecuador Pollution Case In Latest RICO Decision

Published: Jun 27, 2016 – 01:24 PM EST

NEW YORK , Jun. 27 /CSRwire/ - Chevron last week suffered a major setback when a U.S. Supreme Court decision sharply curtailed the use of a racketeering statute the company had been using in a last-ditch effort to delay enforcement of an $11...

Karen Hinton Rejoining Amazon Villagers to Battle Chevron Over $11B Pollution Judgment in Ecuador

Published: Jun 08, 2016 – 09:56 AM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - Karen Hinton, the press secretary for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, is rejoining the campaign of indigenous and farmer communities in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest to force Chevron to pay up on a historic $11 billon...

Chevron CEO Faces Pressure Cooker Over Ecuador, Climate Change at Shareholder Meeting

Published: May 23, 2016 – 09:30 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., May 23 /CSRwire/ - Chevron's unprecedented $11 billion pollution liability in Ecuador and its refusal to address climate change are set to dominate the company's annual meeting this week as CEO John Watson faces increasing pressure from his own shareholders, court...

Mary Kay Visits Albany, New York to Lobby for Domestic Violence Prevention Legislation

Published: May 06, 2016 – 12:57 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y., May 06 /CSRwire/ - Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and domestic violence prevention advocates gathered at the New York State Capitol for the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV)'s annual Legislative Advocacy Day. The group met with lawmakers to...

KEEN Launches Live Monumental Film Tour with Premiere on Earth Day

Published: Apr 14, 2016 – 11:39 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - In the first 10 months of KEEN's Live Monumental campaign, the movement traveled 7,500 miles across 25 states, captured more than 40,000 petition signatures, rallied support from more than 50 businesses, and hosted more than 47 events...

In Key Setback, Chevron Abandons Last Legitimate Legal Claim in Ecuador Against $10B Pollution Judgment

Published: Mar 31, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - Chevron has decided to abandon the last legitimate legal challenge to its $10 billion pollution liability in Ecuador, dealing yet another blow to the company's strategy to evade a clean-up of billions of gallons of toxic waste...

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