Seeking to “hold companies accountable for involvement in gross human rights abuses”, the International Commission of Jurists announces the release of its final report of the Expert Legal Panel on Corporate Complicity in International Crimes. more
- Sep 22, 2008 by Jay Taber
- Sep 21, 2008 by Jay Taber
Clayton Thomas-Mueller of the Indigenous Environmental Network discusses confronting the industrial ecological footprint by building the political power of indigenous communities. As the primary bearers of the associated toxic burden of this footprint, indigenous lands in Canada, he says, have become an officially designated sacrifice zone. Listen in. more
- Sep 20, 2008 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
tccnc_eventflyer-1.pdftccnc_eventflyer-1.pdftccnc_eventflyer-1.pdftccnc_eventflyer-1.pdfTransformation of Self, Transformation of Others How Practice Informs Our Engagement With the World An Evening with Paul Hawken, Joanna Macy and Peter Coyote A Benefit to Build a Tibetan Community Center in the Bay Area. Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 6:30 pm Jewish Community Center of San Francisco 3200 California Street San Francisco, CA… more
- Sep 20, 2008 by Jay Taber
The political marriage of McCain and Palin isn’t the first time America’s aristocracy courted terrorists as bedfellows; the last time they openly displayed such a pragmatic arrangement was when the Taliban were entertained at the President’s ranch. But before that, we had the war against the greens, as author David Helvarg put it, when the… more
- Sep 19, 2008 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Affirms that Tibetan peoples are equal to all other peoples, while recognizing the right of all peoples to be different, to consider themselves different, and to be respected as such, Affirms also that Tibetan peoples contribute to the diversity and richness of civilizations and cultures, which… more