Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

June 20, 2011 to June 22, 2011

Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum

"Human rights and globalization -- challenges to the media" is the theme of the next Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn. For its fourth occurrence from June 20 to 22, 2011, Deutsche Welle once again expects more than 1,300 participants from around the world.

March 30, 2011

Nuclear in the Spotlight

A chance to express hope for Japan and a green future…Please join us at this important event. Proceeds to go to Japan relief efforts as well as to OCAA. With performances by Mike Ford, Meghan Morrison, Richard Underhill, Michael Louis Johnson, the Raging Grannies, and more. Special guest speaker Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear will address the current situation in Japan. Wed. March 30, 7:30 p.m. Annex Live, 296 Brunswick (at Bloor), Toronto.

 

"Federal Jury in Utah Convicts Environmentalist" -- Movement Galvanized

"Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher knew what he was doing when he made $1.8 million in false oil and gas drilling bids at a federal auction. He knew he couldn't possibly pay for them. And he knew he could end up behind bars. But he did it for the cause. On Thursday, a federal jury convicted him on two felony counts of interfering with and making false representations at a government auction."

Source: AP, 03/04/2011

"Montanans Protest Republican Assault On Workers, Environment"

"Protests against union-busting state bills and cuts to state programs are spreading from Wisconsin across the country today. In Montana, the environment is front and center as protesters challenge Governor Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat, on his budgetary plans, which they say cut health, nvironmental, and labor programs to pay for corporate tax cuts."

Source: ENS, 02/23/2011

Environmentalist Pushes Green Sustainable Living in Black Communities

"When environmentalist Naomi Davis walks past the boarded-up homes and businesses in her Woodlawn neighborhood, she envisions a community that will confront the climate crisis by becoming self-sustaining, with vibrant, black-owned stores and green gardens."

Source: Chicago Tribune, 02/21/2011

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