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Bay-Deltal Tribunal Puts State and National Legal System on Trial: California’s Proposed Delta Tunnels Case to be Heard

“What would the San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystem say?” is the question a panel of judges will consider when examining a case brought before them in the first-ever Bay Area Rights of Nature Tribunal based on an international rights of nature tribunal held in Paris during the climate talks last December. It’s a question gaining ground as dozens of U.S. and international communities and a handful of countries have begun recognizing rights and legal standing for ecosystems as a new […]

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Protesters converge on Nestlé bottling plants in Sacramento and LA

THU MAY 21, 2015 AT 11:38 AM PDT

by Dan Bacher

The outrage over the bottling of California water by Nestlé, Walmart and other big corporations during a record drought has become viral on social media and national and international press websites over the past couple of months.

On May 20, people from across the state converged on two Nestlé bottling plants – one in Sacramento and the other in Los Angeles – demanding that the Swiss-based […]

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Tethys’ Pullout of Bottling Plant Draws Mixed Response

Anacortes American Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Tethys’ pullout draws mixed response BY KIMBERLY JACOBSON

Reactions are mixed to the announcement last week that Tethys Enterprises backed out of its plans for a bottling facility on the island.

Some residents were pleased the proposed 1-million-square-foot plant is off the table while others are lamenting the potential jobs lost. But all are looking to the future and how Anacortes could plan to best utilize the property — and how to attract a […]

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Upcoming East-West Corridor Events

Updated February 10, 2013 February 21 ~ Hancock County Democratic Committee, 7-8pm, Ellsworth City Hall, FMI Contact Kent Price 469-1903 Chris Buchanan, coordinator for Stop the [East-West] Corridor, and State Representative Katherine Cassidy (D-Lubec) at 7 pm on Thursday, February 21, will address the controversial East-West Highway currently planned for the Calais area to Coburn Gore. The presentation will be the feature segment of the Hancock County Democratic Committee’s regular monthly meeting, in Ellsworth City Hall’s third-floor auditorium.

Chris Buchanan, […]

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Rally of Unity Video by Regis Tremblay

Rally of Unity Video by Regis Tremblay

STEWC participated in the Rally of Unity on January 8th at the State House in Augusta. For more coverage please visit this post.

STEWC has strong presence at Rally of Unity on January 8th!

On January 8th, members of STEWC joined members of over 20 other progressive activist groups in a Rally of Unity at the State House. It was an inspiring and successful day with over 150 participants, including drumming and dancing led by members of the Wabanaki Confederacy who are also raising awareness on #IdleNoMore. Thanks to everyone for coming to speak to legislators and share hope for a healthy and prosperous future in Maine, the way life should be!

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Rally of Unity, January 8th, State House!

 

Join Stop the East-West Corridor at the Rally of Unity!

*JANUARY 8 STATE HOUSE AUGUSTA*

 

Wear your blaze orange! ! !

 

11:30am : Meet-Up in Parking Lot behind the Blaine House

Let’s get fired up! Share info, signs, materials, blaze orange, etc…

 

NOON : Rally between State House and Cross Building

Carry signs and banners, sing songs, do a little skit? Spokespeople talk to media!

 

1pm : Move […]

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Rally of Unity, January 8th, State House!

Rally of Unity…

January 8th, NOON, State House, Augusta

…for our people AND our environment on the first day of the 126th Legislature ! ! !

Organized by the Alliance for the Common Good, an ad-hoc coalition assembling as a unified front under the theme, “Maine the Possible” to give voice to ordinary Maine people and to push back against corporate dominance in government, with hopes to organize into the future. Principles we agree on:

Maine $$ for Maine People

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Spectra Energy Watch Video on Eminent Domain

Link to the video.

Whose Valley is it Anyway?

The 9th Annual Skagit Human Rights Festival March 2012 Whose Valley is it Anyway? Corporate Power or Community Power? March is Human Rights Month in Skagit County, and the Skagit Human Rights Festival has some great events planned to put relevant conversations on the community table. Lee Mann Exhibition–Art opening, Thurs., March 1, 5 p.m, Skagit Valley College multipurpose room. Letters and photos of longtime Skagit Valley human rights advocate Lee Mann on display. His son, Bryce Mann, to make […]

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