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NCRN 2021: End of the Year Newsletter

Dear Friends,As 2021 comes to a close, we pause to reflect on the challenges as well as the connections that we experienced this year.  As a network made up of individuals, groups and state affiliates, our efforts, though directed towards different issues using...

The Red Deal: From the local to the global, a movement to save us all

The Red Deal  is a powerful guide to indigenous liberation and the fight to save the planet. The Red Deal is a political program for the liberation that emerges from the oldest class struggle in the Americas-the fight by Native people to win sovereignty,...

Rediscovering Rachel Carson: The Oceans, the Climate Crisis, and the “Poet of the Sea”

November 22, 2021—Before her landmark book Silent Spring catalyzed the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson was internationally celebrated as a “poet of the sea” for a trilogy of prescient books about the world’s oceans—their beauty, fragility, and immense...

Pachamama, Rights of Nature, focus of Scene on Radio podcast episode of Season 5: The Repair

 "In several countries around the world, including Ecuador, New Zealand, and the U.S., some people are trying to protect the planet using a legal concept called “rights of nature”—infusing the law with Indigenous understandings of Mother Earth. Season 5, Part...

2021 Our year in review

We have written a Community Bill of Rights, with our local Buckingham County community, that would protect us from the toxic trespass we know would come with industrial metallic mining that has targeted our home county.

PRESS RELEASE: There’s gold in Virginia, but it won’t make you rich.

A Buckingham Community Bill of Rights would protect from the toxic trespass that an industrial metallic mine would bring.

PRESS RELEASE: Ecuador’s Constitutional Court Enforces Constitutional Rights of Nature to Safeguard Los Cedros Protected Forest

“This case is emblematic not only for Ecuador but also for the international community,” said Alejandro Olivera, senior scientist and Mexico representative at the Center for Biological Diversity.

Metallic Mining and Freedom from Toxic Trespass

Virginia Community Rights Network (VACRN) has teamed up with the Friends of Buckingham (FoB) to jointly assert our right to be free from toxic trespass that we know industrial metallic mining would bring.

NCRN 2021: End of the Year Newsletter

NCRN 2021: End of the Year Newsletter

Dear Friends,As 2021 comes to a close, we pause to reflect on the challenges as well as the connections that we experienced this year.  As a network made up of individuals, groups and state affiliates, our efforts, though directed towards different issues using...

We’ve Raised Over $100k In the Past Month! Check the Progress of Current Causes!

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