May 20, 2010

Law and order: Corporate crime unit

In the disasters at the Massey coal mine in West Virginia and on the BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, people were killed. So why aren't the executives of these companies behind bars?
May 18, 2010

Cochabamba: What next?

Paul Kellogg
The already storied Bolivia conference is responsible for the birth of a movement for Climate Justice. Join us in it.
May 12, 2010

Deepwater oil drilling never safe

Chevron Canada has just begun work on the deepest oil well ever drilled in Canadian waters. Antonia Juhasz says the leak in the Gulf of Mexico will help us fight offshore driling.
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There used to be another thread on eco-consumerism but I can't seem to find it. Anyway, has anyone here heard of Carrotmobs? They seem to be a fascinating combination of flashmobs (which are themselves depoliticized reprises of the Situationists' "Happenings" of the 1960s and 70s) and eco-capitalism: let's get together and buy, giving businesses extra advertisement and green credentials in the process, so that we can pay for energy-efficient upgrades they should be investing in anyway!

May 12, 2010

Oxfam America under fire over GMOs

Food activists question Oxfam America's stance that "transgenic crops offer enormous possibilities." Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute was one of the signatories of an open letter to Oxfam.


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