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Larissa Waters says the mining sector’s political influence is disproportionate ‘when you look at the actual contribution that sector makes to our


ESCR-net member, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), is advocating for Exxon to admit the truth - to the public and in court -...


ESCR-Net's Women and ESCR Working Group, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations, is pleased to bring together women’s rights...

On January 27, 2016, over twenty civil society organizations from the United States and Canada, including the following ESCR-Net members: Center of Concern, CESR, CIEL, CWGL, DPLF, Kairos/Poverty Initiative, Mining Watch, PHRGE, and Tara Melish, gathered at the...

Former president says 2010 Citizens United court decision has corrupted US politics. More info

On June 25th, 2015, in King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court decided a matter impacting the health care coverage of millions of Americans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted by Congress in 2010 to increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance. Under the ACA, people can purchase health insurance through an “exchange” in each state, basically, a marketplace that allows people to compare and purchase insurance plans. Every state can create its own exchange but if the state chooses not to, the federal government then establishes such an exchange.

The international human rights organization WITNESS announced the official launch of ...

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Corporate Accountability
Strategic Litigation