Is Your Community About To Be Corporate Factory-Farmed? Find Out About “Rights-Based” Organizing

Factory farms poisoning IowaIf your community is going to be “hydro-fracked, factory-farmed, used as a dumping ground for sewage sludge, drilled for corporate water withdrawals, used as a laboratory for genetically modified seeds; used for a transmission line, pipeline, or other energy project or any of a thousand other corporate projects your community doesn’t want” then you need to see this Community and Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) primer on “rights-based” organizing.  Communities are using “rights-based” organizing and creating networks to protect themselves from corporate exploitation.  Explained here is what  you need to know and where to start.  Click here to watch the video at CELDF.

 

 

 

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One Response to Is Your Community About To Be Corporate Factory-Farmed? Find Out About “Rights-Based” Organizing

  1. David Van Thournout says:

    Excellent video, This is Thomas Linzey and he is a leading authority on stopping the “rights” of corporations with a radically new approach that really works. Over 50 counties and an entire country (Ecuador) have adopted the “rights of nature” argument. Since Ecuador adopted the rights of nature into their new constitution a lawsuit was brought to bear upon the polluters of a river and the river won in court.

    http://www.democracynow.org/2010/11/29/headlines/bp_sued_in_ecuadorian_court_for_violating_rights_of_nature

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