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Environmental Colonialism in the Climate Struggle?

July 31, 2011

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Environmental Colonialism in the Climate Struggle? Cross-posted from Political Context July 21, 2011 By Editor What’s in a number? In the case of 330 ppm, a whole lot. “Imperialism, not human nature, has caused this global crisis; anti-imperialism and solidarity are the only paths out.” by Macdonald Stainsby Though the arguments made in this article […]

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Lush’s Dirty Laundry

July 31, 2011

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Lush’s Dirty Laundry Published June 20, 2011 on Canadians for Action on Climate Change & on June 23, 2011 by Political Context. By Cory Morningstar Image: A shop assistant from Lush Cosmetics is doused in “oil.” In March 2011, Lush shop assistants doused themselves while draped in Canadian flags, launching Lush’s new campaign in the […]

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Creating a Movement for Ecological Sanity

July 31, 2011

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by Lorna Salzman It has not escaped notice that global warming impacts are proceeding apace with no impediments and barely noticeable responses. Numerous groups scramble each day, wring their hands, scratch their heads, yet an effective political response COMMENSURATE WITH THE THREAT is still absent. Clearly we still lack some important tools, concepts and objectives […]

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WWF-endorsed logging companies trade in illegal timber

July 27, 2011

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WWF timber scheme allows illegal logging, forest destruction and fails to prevent human rights abuses 25th July 2011 Click here to read this release in French, Spanish, German, Norwegian, Bahasa. Click here to read Pandering to the Loggers Read WWF’s response to the report Click here to read coverage of this report on the BBC and the Guardian WWF’s flagship […]

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Shaky Foundations: Toxic Sources, Tainted Money

July 19, 2011

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Shaky Foundations: Toxic Sources, Tainted Money The Decline of Big Green, Part One Shaky Foundations: Toxic Sources, Tainted Money Weekend Edition June 4 – 6, 2010 By JEFFREY ST. CLAIR Back at the start of the 20th century, John D. Rockefeller remarked that “not even God himself can keep me from giving my money to […]

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The Climate Cartel: 1Sky, 350.org and Rockefeller Brothers | Stronger as One

July 9, 2011

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The Climate Cartel:1Sky, 350.org and Rockefeller Brothers | Stronger as One By Cory Morningstar Published July 7th, 2011 by Political Context: http://bit.ly/n8FG5T and Canadians for Action on Climate Change: http://bit.ly/r1REJ0 “The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for […]

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Why I Refuse to Promote Bill McKibben

July 9, 2011

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Why I Refuse to Promote Bill McKibben PublishedJuly 7, 2011by Political Context: http://bit.ly/pqOXts and Canadians for Action on Climate Change: http://bit.ly/pvnZQg Image: Corporate media’s poster boy for the environmental movement, Bill McKibben. “Nations and peoples are largely the stories they feed themselves. If they tell themselves stories that are lies, they will suffer the future […]

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Must Watch Interview with WWF doc maker in English | The Silence of the Panda

July 9, 2011

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Interview with WWF doc maker in English: http://www.toxicsoy.org/toxicsoy/news/Artikelen/2011/7/1_Interview_with_WWF_doc_maker_in_English.html English subtitled interview with Wilfried Huismann, the maker of the documentary ‘The silence of the Pandas’, just before it was broadcasted on German TV. Contains some previews of the documentary and some extra items. http://www.gmwatch.org/latest-listing/1-news-items/13305-shock-documentary-wwf-and-industry-the-pact-with-the-panda?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter Shock documentary: WWF and industry – The pact with the Panda Tuesday, […]

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NGOs and Foundation Funding: Who watches the “watchdogs”?

July 7, 2011

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What influence do corporate foundation donors have over the organizations they are propping up? http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CCcg-Rpv97U#at=203 The EyeOpener: Who Watches the Watchdogs? Wednesday, 6. July 2011 What influence do corporate foundation donors have over the organizations they are propping up? Last month, the EyeOpener investigated the “transparency award” that was bestowed on Obama this past March […]

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