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"Who's Bribin' Who?"

Donny Rico (and Chevron) explain how to pollute the Amazon and get away wit’ it.
28 May 2014 | Eye on the Amazon

Do people give people backpacks full of cold hard cash in exchange for legal testimony? People do. Chevron should know. They did exactly that. But of course you won't be hearing John Watson mention that to the company's shareholders.     More »

The Road to Midland, Texas

27 May 2014 | CSR Strategy Group

Once again going to move a resolution at the Chevron annual shareholder meeting. I keenly await the time when Chevron’s management changes its course away from endless litigation and reaches a fair and equitable settlement with the communities in Ecuador affected by the oil pollution.     More »

What Happens When an Oil Company Actually Chooses to Be a Sociopath? #AntiChevron Day

22 May 2014 | Eye on the Amazon

You gotta give Chevron credit for bringing people together. Communities on five continents came together yesterday to denounce the oil giant's environmental and human rights practices.     More »

Spain: Boycott Called Against Chevron for Amazon Damage

21 May 2014 | Prensa Latina

Madrid, Spain – Spanish ecological and social organizations along with political parties called today for a boycott of Chevron-Texaco products until that company pays the fine imposed by Ecuadorian courts for the damages it caused to the Amazon.     More »

Richmond Residents Rally at Chevron's Refinery to Mark a Global Day of Action

21 May 2014 | KPFA News

KPFA News' Nick St. Charles interviews protesters at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California on world #AntiChevron day.     More »

Global Anti-Chevron Day: Environmental Activists Stage Protests Worldwide

21 May 2014 | RT

Anti-Chevron activists have joined in a global event across five continents to protest against Chevron Corporation's track record on human rights violations and particularly the environmental damage caused by the international corporation.     More »

Advocates Press on in Chevron's Ecuador Contamination Case

Despite a legal setback, advocates cite “overwhelming” evidence of Chevron contamination in Ecuador – especially the results of Chevron’s own tests
20 May 2014 | MintPress

"Chevron has charged that the Ecuadorian ‘conspirators' and their ‘co-conspirators,' like me, manufactured evidence about the contamination, and committed fraud," she wrote. "I find this utterly preposterous and assumed we would be allowed to aggressively refute and defend against these charges in court. We were not."     More »

Chevron Uses Deep Pockets to Win Ecuador Legal Battle

Amazon residents set back in mismatched litigation with US oil giant, but fight for justice continues
16 May 2014 | Al Jazeera

If the energy giant squanders hundreds of millions of dollars and the clean reputation it has worked hard to burnish and ultimately loses this fight, the cautionary tale will be for the Goliath of the story instead of the impoverished and marginalized Ecuadoreans.     More »

Chevron in Ecuador Representative of Multinationals' Continuing Abuse of Indigenous Peoples

Chevron's refusal to pay for the cleanup of oil contamination in Ecuador demonstrates the crisis of multinational corporations prioritizing profit over human rights
15 May 2014 | Truthout

Chevron's crude means of handling the Ecuadorean environmental crisis highlights the need for corporations across the world to make a big change in how they treat indigenous societies and to stop making excuses for their consistent disregard for others' humanity.     More »

Chevron's Ecuador Plan B

9 May 2014 | Huffington Post

Test results from the Ecuador trial support what the villagers have always alleged: Chevron contaminated their land, using substandard drilling practices to minimize costs and maximize profit. The real news is the cover-up of the mess they left behind.     More »