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.Read more
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.Read more
Part 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.Read more
Democracy Rebellion Rolls Across United States as Americans Are Repeatedly Shown How Anti-Democratic the Government Really IsRead more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The March Against Corruption will take place the first week of November 2014 all over the world.Read more
Could small, biodiverse farms help the Aloha State transition to growing enough food to feed itself?Read more