Citizen Action Monitor

Pittsburgh ordinance bans gas drilling: first city in U.S. to do so

No 143 Posted by fw, April 4, 2011 “With this vote we are asserting the right of the city to make critical decisions to protect our health, safety, and welfare. … Continue reading

April 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund spearheads “massive disobedience” to U.S. law

No 142 Posted by fw, March 30, 2011 Following up on the three previous posts, which featured video recordings and transcripts of a 2009 talk by Mari Margil about the … Continue reading

March 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Amazing Legal Defense Fund takes on Big Corporations, declaring Nature has Rights. Pt 3/3: Who speaks for the trees?

No 141 Posted by fw, March 24, 2011 “The Lorax asked, ‘Who speaks for the trees?’ The people of Ecuador, Blaine, Barnstead, Nottingham, and a dozen other communities have answered, … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Amazing Legal Defense Fund takes on Big Corporations, declaring Nature has Rights. Pt 2/3: A way out of “the box”

No 140 Posted by fw, March 23, 2011 Continuing with Part 2 of Mari Margil’s talk to the Bioneers in October 2009, followed by my transcript: TRANSCRIPT Blaine’s ordinances At … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Amazing Legal Defense Fund takes on Big Corporations, declaring Nature has Rights. Pt 1/3: Meet Mari Margil

No 139 Posted by fw, March 23, 2011 “What I’m about to say should come as no surprise to the people in this room. Our planet is dying. And our … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · Leave a comment