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  1. Using Legal Principles in Your Organizing

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    The reason legal principles are important is that governments make decisions within a legal frame, and the current legal framework does not account for all of the facts.   The facts around pipelines and fracking are incontrovertible: They leak. They cause human health problems. They pollute water. But those facts are always interpreted within a…Read More →

  2. Legal Principles for Mining, Fracking, and Pipelines: Defending our Communities and Future Generations

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    We have entered the Age of Extreme Energy. Every region is facing threats. To protect our communities and the natural world, we can establish new legal principles. The Science & Environmental Health Network and the Women’s Congress for Future Generations offer some new legal principles to serve as a basis for organizing around mining, pipelines, and…Read More →

  3. March Networker is now available!

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    What’s in the Pipeline: Common Cause and Joint Action, Not Oil Solastalgia is the pain experienced when there is recognition that the place where one resides and that one loves is under immediate assault . . . a form of homesickness one gets when one is still at ‘home’. The term and definition are Glenn Albrecht’s,…Read More →

  4. February Networker is now available

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    The Transformative Power of Storytelling in Law, Science, and Organizing “Which stories do we tell? Stories of life. To whom do we tell them? To the decision-makers, to the people, to future generations. How do we tell them? In the language of power, in the language of the heart.” – Caitlin Sislin   Once upon…Read More →