Finding Victories for the Amazon (and beyond)

By Shannon Biggs, co-founder,  Movement Rights If we ever needed a reminder that we are all connected, the Amazon Rainforest provides. With every breath you take, 20% of that air…

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What Happened When the Climate Justice Movement Came to Ponca Tribal Lands
Casey Camp Horinek speaks at a protest that was part of the Frontline Oil and Gas conference in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

What Happened When the Climate Justice Movement Came to Ponca Tribal Lands

By Pennie Opal Plant and Shannon Biggs, co-founders, Movement Rights  “Was that an earthquake?” As rivers swelled, floods surged, the earth shook, and tornadoes whipped across Oklahoma—more than 200 Indigenous,…

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Poisoning Paradise: A Community Fights Back

By Annie Dobbs-Kramer and Shannon Biggs Annie is the political director of the North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP) in Sonoma County, CA, and Shannon is the co-founder of Movement Rights.  …

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Can We Sell the Air?

 By Shannon Biggs & Pennie Opal Plant  co-founders, Movement Rights Chief Seattle once said, “All things share the same breath…How can you buy or sell the sky?”  Today—160 years later—carbon…

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What would the Delta Say? Putting California’s Twin Tunnels on Trial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2016 Contact:  Shannon Biggs, Movement Rights (415) 841-2998 shannon@movementrights.org Linda Sheehan,  Earth Law Center (510) 219-7730 lsheehan@earthlaw.org  Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta(209) 479-2053, barbara@restorethedelta.org BAY-DELTA TRIBUNAL…

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Indigenous Peoples Standing up to Ecuador & Big Oil

By Pennie Opal Plant & Shannon Biggs, co-founders, Movement Rights   “We will fight oil until our last breath,” Manari Ushigua, president of the Zapara tribe (pictured with his sister, Gloria…

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