Presently, in New Hampshire, our state legislative framework is being used to favor corporate privilege and deny Community Rights. Oppressive control of this framework by commercial and property interests, subordinates the rights of community members and subjects our communities to harm. Until the state liberates local law-making to prevent our communities from being used as mere resource colonies of the state, we will continue to fight every battle in a vacuum, while being denied the authority we believe we have, subject to a corporate-driven agenda.
Published: 8:46 AM EDT September 9, 2018
We have endowed ourselves, as humans, with rights considered inherent and fundamental - but did we ever consider granting Mother Nature any of those rights? Today, some are.
HEARD ON FRESH AIR WITH DAVE DAVIES - Law professor Adam Winkler says that in the past 200 years, businesses have gone to court claiming constitutional rights that were originally intended for people. His new book is We the Corporations.
Great Bay: An Estuary in Peril
This hour documentary, produced by Breakaway Media, reveals the threats to the Great & Little Bay and its watershed in New Hampshire, impacting communities and ecosystems across the region. CELDF’s Michelle Sanborn – also with the New Hampshire Community Rights Network – is interviewed on the film. She explores the systemic barriers we face to protect our communities, and how the NHCRN and CELDF are supporting communities to overcome those barriers and realize sustainability.
Growing Roots and Rights for Just Communities:
Hear stories from people and activists all over Ohio about how they have gotten involved in Community Rights to create the just communities they envision. Recorded September 2018 in Columbus at the Growing Roots and Rights Conference.
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