March 31, 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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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...

Random House and BusinessWeek’s Paul Barrett Receive Defamation Notice Over Chevron Pollution Case

Published: Sep 18, 2014 – 12:07 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - Random House and BusinessWeek reporter Paul M. Barrett face a potential defamation claim over a pro-Chevron book about an environmental litigation in Ecuador that is riddled with errors, fictional scenes and defamatory assertions, according to a...

WECAN International Issues Global Call to Action During People's Climate March, UN Climate Summit

Published: Aug 21, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

MILL VALLEY, CA, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) has announced a series of events to mobilize women around the issue of climate change during the People's Climate March, Climate Week NYC 2014, and the UN...

Businesses Fear Climate Change New Poll Shows Business Owners Worried

Published: Jun 25, 2014 – 11:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll results showing that a large majority of small business owners see climate change as a risk to their...

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