Free environmental activists: Cambodia | Mirage News

Human Rights Watch the Cambodian the government should immediately drop the baseless conspiracy and “insulting the king” charges against four environmental activists affiliated with the environmental group Mother Nature Cambodia and release all three in pretrial detention, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 16, 2021, police arrested Sun Ratha, …

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Activist shareholders must push for environmental change

Climate change is the most important challenge facing humanity, and many commentators point to the detrimental influence of corporate profits, capital markets and investors in contributing to this trend. But while some argue that divestment is the best answer, our recent job suggests that engaging long-term shareholders such as pension …

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Mercury’s Sound Off for Sunday June 20 | Notice

New Jersey school district wipes holiday names off school calendar because Randolph Township School Board doesn’t want to offend anyone by having Thanksgiving on the calendar, or Memorial Day, or Flag Day, or Labor Day, or that vacation really offensive New Years Day. I swear these doctors are getting “more …

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“Have great respect for social activism, but politics makes it easier to implement the changes we want”: Vijay Kumbhar

For the past 35 years, RTI and anti-corruption activist Vijay Kumbhar have worked on public issues that have affected the lives and livelihoods of many people. Its activities had prompted the Pune Municipal Corporation to change its land lease policy and implement various measures favorable to the population. While Kumbhar …

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