April 27, 2015

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Activism is the doctrine or practice of vigorous action including direct-action campaigns, (writing letters to newspapers and politicians), demonstrations, boycotts, rallies, marches, strikes, and in some cases, guerilla protest tactics, as a means of achieving political, cultural, and social change.


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Holy Land Principles Scores Key Win at GE Annual Meeting

Published: Apr 22, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - In its first outing, Holy Land Principles, Inc. secured the key number of votes for its Resolution calling on GE to sign the Holy Land Principles- a corporate code of conduct for American companies doing business...

More Secret Videos from Chevron Whistleblower Show Ecuadorian Villager Asking for Help Oil Giant Never Provided

Published: Apr 17, 2015 – 01:20 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Amazon Watch has released more secret video footage from a Chevron whistleblower today, showing an Ecuadorian villager asking for help that Chevron never provided to protect his children. In it he states that three of his daughters...

Chevron's Secret Videos Show Company Technicians Finding and Mocking Extensive Oil Contamination in Ecuador Rainforest

Published: Apr 08, 2015 – 02:45 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Apr. 08 /CSRwire/ - Internal Chevron videos of secret "pre-inspections" of well sites during the Ecuador pollution trial show company technicians finding and then mocking the extensive oil contamination in areas of the Amazon rainforest that the oil giant had claimed...

Chevron Falsified Evidence Before U.S. Federal Court About Authorship of Ecuador Judgment, Arbitration Panel Is Told

Published: Mar 31, 2015 – 02:12 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - A new forensic analysis appears to completely undermine the testimony of Chevron's star witness in the Ecuador pollution case and suggests the oil company falsified evidence about the authorship of the Ecuador trial judgment to evade...

GMO Free USA Finds Gerber Lil’ Crunchies Full of Insecticidal GMOs

Published: Mar 31, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Gerber Lil' Crunchies Veggie Dip Baked Whole Grain Corn toddler snack contains high levels of herbicide tolerant, insecticide producing genetically engineered corn. The...

Human Rights Groups Denounce Chevron CEO John Watson Over Citizenship Honor

Published: Mar 24, 2015 – 06:19 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - More than 35 environmental and human rights groups are denouncing the San Francisco Commonwealth Club's decision to bestow Chevron CEO John Watson with a citizenship award slated to be presented April 2nd at the group's annual...

Anti-Human Trafficking Activists in North America Are Binding Together to Fight Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Violence

Published: Feb 18, 2015 – 07:59 AM EST

TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Human trafficking and modern day slavery, a crime that goes unseen in most cases has gained recent attention from several human rights activists, political figures as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and celebrities as...

GMO Free USA Finds GMOs and Weedkiller in Kellogg’s Froot Loops

Published: Jan 29, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Kellogg's Froot Loops cereal contains high levels of insecticide-producing genetically engineered corn that is regulated by the EPA. Tests also documented the presence...

Six-In-10 Americans Believe Social Media Is An Effective Form Of Activism, According To New Cone Communications Research

Published: Nov 12, 2014 – 10:15 AM EST

BOSTON, M.A., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - A "like" can go a long way, according to the newly released 2014 Cone Communications Digital Activism Study. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Americans say they are more inclined to support social and environmental issues in a variety...

Half of Global Wildlife Lost, says new WWF Report

Published: Sep 29, 2014 – 07:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living Planet Report released today by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This biodiversity loss occurs disproportionately in...

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