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  1. New Networker on (Mythic)Models for Protecting Environmental Health and Future Generations

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    SEHN Networker Volume 21 (2) February, 2016 (Mythic)Models for Protecting Environmental Health and Future Generations   The Archetypes, the work, and the journey “If you could ask Dante where he got the idea of life as a road, or Rilke where he found the notion that time is a destroyer, they might have said the…Read More →

  2. The Long, Twisting Tale of Chemical Policy – April 2015 Networker

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    SEHN Networker Volume 20 (4) April, 2015. Safer Chemicals, Safer Products: Is Congress Up to Their Task? by Ted Schettler, Science Director If you are among those who assume that chemicals in your consumer products must first be tested for safety before being put on the market you have plenty of company. But you are…Read More →

  3. 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 →

  4. 17 Premises of Free, Prior and Informed Consent as a Right of Communities

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    By Carolyn Raffensperger 1. Individual humans have rights. 2. Individual humans are not the only ones that have rights. 3. Communities hold rights. These are rights that provide the bonds of responsibility to each other and to the place. 4. A right is not subject to economic forces or sacrificed for the greatest good for…Read More →

  5. We Withdraw Our Consent

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    By Carolyn Raffensperger I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved with an extraordinary group of women planning the second Women’s Congress for Future Generations slated for November 7-9, 2014 in Minneapolis Minnesota. The planning team has been holding house parties and meeting with other organizations. They have been remarkably successful in getting commitments from women…Read More →