When Rivers Hold Legal Rights

See full article in Earth Island Institute by Shannon Biggs of Movement Rights– April 17, 2017 New Zealand and India recognize personhood for ecosystems Winding its way through dense forest laced with hidden waterfalls, the Whanganui River is the largest navigable river in Aotearoa, the Māori word for New Zealand. With the passage of theContinue Reading When Rivers Hold Legal Rights

Beyond Personhood: Why Corporations Love the Constitution More Than You do

By Randy Hayes of Foundation Earth and Shannon Biggs of Global Exchange See full text at Global Exchange People to People Blog As we grimly mark the 3rd anniversary of the infamous Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Citizen United ruling that opened the corporate-funded floodgates, empowering Billionaires to speak loudest in our elections, it isContinue Reading Beyond Personhood: Why Corporations Love the Constitution More Than You do