Tamaqua Borough

Aug 18, 2019

Vox: This country gave all its rivers their own legal rights

Vox: This country gave all its rivers their own legal rights

Rights of Nature is gaining traction in the U.S. and around the world – the beginning of a paradigm shift. Here’s what it looks like on the ground.

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May 23, 2018

The Guardian: Our laws make slaves of nature. It’s not just humans who need rights

The Guardian: Our laws make slaves of nature. It’s not just humans who need rights

As the recognition of Rights of Nature grows globally, we must move beyond thinking of nature as having legal personhood rights. We must recognize rights of ecosystems to existence, regeneration and restoration.

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Jun 19, 2017

Scientific American: Rivers Get Human Rights: They Can Sue to Protect Themselves

Scientific American: Rivers Get Human Rights: They Can Sue to Protect Themselves

Rights of nature has shifted from theory to practice over the last decade, being realized in legal doctrines in U.S. communities and in countries around the world.

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Oct 19, 2016

Cathy Miorelli from We the People 2.0 – The Second American Revolution

Cathy Miorelli from We the People 2.0 – The Second American Revolution

Facing legal and political intimidation tactics aimed at silencing her, Cathy Miorelli refused – and led the way to advance Community Rights in Tamaqua, PA. Miorelli is featured in We the People 2.0.

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Jun 9, 2016

Community Rights Paper #13: Breaking the Planet

Community Rights Paper #13: Breaking the Planet

Breaking the Planet takes an unflinching look at climate change, the legal and governing structures accelerating our own destruction, and the radical action necessary to cease the sweeping and violent damage being done to the planet, and us.

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