Toying with Climate: Greenpeace Launches Protests to Rid Shell Oil Branding from Legos

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Greenpeace last week initiated a global campaign to force the world’s biggest toy manufacturer Lego to remove Dutch oil giant Shell's company logo from its toy bricks.

Shell and Lego have had a commercial relationship since the 1970s. But now that "cozy" partnership, as Greenpeace describes it, is leading to protests around the world as parents and activists say Shell’s drilling activities in the Arctic make it an unsuitable brand for children’s toys.

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Major Scientific Document Shows Why NY Fracking Moratorium is Imperative

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Less than two weeks ago, local communities triumphed over the fracking industry in a precedent-setting case decided by the New York Court of Appeals. The court ruled that the towns of Dryden and Middlefield can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry, including oil and gas production within municipal borders.

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Why Are We Boycotting the Kellogg Company?

dscn4058_0.jpgPart of GMO Free USA’s mission is to foster consumer rejection of GMOs, until they are proven safe. We aim to speak collectively to force food manufacturers to come clean with the ingredients they use in their products, and to remove untested and potentially harmful genetically modified organisms (GMO). If they won’t remove GMOs, we will boycott them until they do. We will begin with one industry leader until our numbers grow large enough to expand our boycotts.

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Crowdsourcing Our Way Out Of the Crisis of Democracy

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Democracy Rebellion Rolls Across United States as Americans Are Repeatedly Shown How Anti-Democratic the Government Really Is

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Safeguarding Free Speech in the Digital Age

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Representative Spencer Bachus stands out among conservatives.

Representing Alabama’s 6th district, he’s built his political reputation as a supporter of fiscal responsibility, limited government and constitutional rights — with special attention to the First and Fourth Amendments.

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Participate in the People's Climate March

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This is an invitation to change everything.

In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution.

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Global Swarm to Save the Bees

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A Global Call to Swarm!

Hosted by Bee Against Monsanto and March Against Monsanto

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Support the Occupy Monsanto Legal Defense Fund

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Back on September 12, 2012, Occupy Monsanto activists conducted a bold direct action on Monsanto’s Oxnard, California facility. Nine activists shut down California’s largest GMO seed distribution facility for a full day and were ultimately arrested.

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March Against Corruption - November 2014

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The March Against Corruption will take place the first week of November 2014 all over the world. 

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Feeding Hawai‘i

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Could small, biodiverse farms help the Aloha State transition to growing enough food to feed itself?

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