May 02, 2016

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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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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...

Chevron Violates Canada Supreme Court Order By Trying to “Derail” Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Lawyer Says

Published: Jan 27, 2016 – 11:27 AM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Chevron is under fire in Canada for violating a unanimous order of the country's Supreme Court that Ecuadorian rainforest villagers be allowed to try to seize the oil giant's assets to force it to comply with a $10...

Braving Death Threats, Ecuadorian Villagers Ask U.N. to Block Chevron From Attacking Human Rights Defenders

Published: Jan 21, 2016 – 03:52 PM EST

GENEVA,, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous villagers who braved death threats in their battle with Chevron have teamed up with a leading international organization to demand that the United Nations block the oil giant from continuing an intimidation campaign targeting the human...

Chevron General Counsel Hew Pate Misleads Financial Markets Over Default Judgment In Ecuador Pollution Case

Published: Dec 18, 2015 – 10:52 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - Hit hard by a series of courtroom setbacks related to its $10 billion Ecuador pollution liability, Chevron's top lawyer R. Hewitt Pate is again misleading the financial markets by falsely claiming that a small default judgment the...

Chevron Using Convicted Felons to Try to Block $9.5 Billion Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Dec 07, 2015 – 12:05 PM EST

TORONTO, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - With evidence against it in the Ecuador pollution case mounting, Chevron has turned to yet another convicted felon -- former Canadian media titan Conrad Black -- to help it try to block indigenous villagers from enforcing their $9.5...

Chevron Agrees to Pay Huge Salary and Income Taxes of Key Witness Who Perjured Himself In Ecuador Pollution Case

Published: Nov 12, 2015 – 03:36 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - Chevron has quietly renewed its controversial contract to pay a hefty salary to its star witness in the Ecuador pollution case even after he admitted committing perjury on the stand to try to taint the $9.5...

Lawyers for Donziger File Evidence Showing Chevron’s Star Witness Lied On the Stand During Company’s RICO Case

Published: Nov 05, 2015 – 03:36 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Lawyers representing U.S. attorney Steven Donziger today filed sworn testimony showing Chevron's star witness Alberto Guerra admitted accepting large cash payments from the company and lying on the stand to protect the oil giant from paying a...

Holy Land Principles Appeal to Cisco Investors

Published: Nov 03, 2015 – 08:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 03 /CSRwire/ - In the countdown to the Cisco Shareholder's Annual Meeting on November 19, investors are coming under increased appeals to vote for the resolution on the Holy Land Principles- an 8-point corporate code of conduct for American companies doing...

Villagers Threaten New Lawsuit Against Chevron In U.S. Courts; Order Company to Cease Destruction of Documents

Published: Oct 05, 2015 – 12:49 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous villagers and their lawyers have ordered Chevron to cease the destruction of all documents related to oil contamination in Ecuador's rainforest in light of compelling new evidence the company presented false witness testimony and committed...

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