• Growing Up in an Oil Contaminated Environment: The Effects on Children

    Posted on January 24, 2019

    The Ecuadorian Amazon is one of the most beautiful and diverse natural areas in the world, but after a major environmental disaster, children now grow up in a contaminated environment. Twenty five years ago the oil company Chevron caused one of the largest oil spills in history. It still affects the lives of the people […]

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  • This is Why the Beaver Lake Cree First Nation Is Asking for a Hearing

    Posted on January 22, 2019

    This is Why the Beaver Lake Cree First Nation Is Asking for a Hearing The Beaver Lake Cree First Nation fights a monumental legal battle to end tar sands projects on their territory. It destroys their land and their way of life. On 19 February the case has an important hearing. This is what happened […]

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  • Meet Our Team: Jone van Rees

    Posted on January 18, 2019

    Meet our team: Jone van Rees, one of the driving forces behind the platform Who works and volunteers their time behind the scenes at The Crowd Versus? All different kinds of people do. We have held jobs in the business and legal industries. We apply that knowledge to help create this online platform to support […]

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  • 19 February the Beaver Lake Cree First Nation Hearing

    Posted on January 17, 2019

    On February 19th the Beaver Lake Cree First Nation Receives a Hearing  – Support Them Now Beaver Lake Cree First Nation is taking on the tarsands – Canada’s fastest growing source of climate pollution. Tar sands extraction is poisoning the water, eliminates whole forests, and decimates traditional food sources for the Beaver Lake Cree people. […]

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  • New US Congresswomen Carry Hopes of Native Americans

    Posted on January 4, 2019

    New US Congresswomen Carry Hopes of Native Americans When the new US Congress is sworn in Thursday, Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland will not only represent their districts, but also Native American women, one of the most marginalized groups in the US. The two new US Congresswomen carry hopes of Native Americans. Native Americans have […]

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  • The Fight to Save the Traditional Tortilla in Mexico – New York Times

    Posted on December 27, 2018

    The Fight to Save the Traditional Tortilla – New York Times In Mexico, the classic staple – made with heirloom corn – is under pressure from mass production and modernity, but small torilla producers are pushing back.  TLAXIACO, Mexico — Petra Cruz González wakes at 6 every morning to make some 400 tortillas by hand. […]

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  • Country Lead Coordinators

    Posted on December 22, 2018

    Wanted: Part-Time COUNTRY LEAD COORDINATORS ______________________________________________________________ We are looking for self-employed professionals active in the social enterprise industry and/or online activists, aspiring to have a bigger impact through social media coordination, on a part-time basis The Crowd Versus (TCV) is the crowdfunding platform for legal actions against irresponsible companies and governments worldwide. We are seeking independent […]

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  • Why Government South Africa Rejects GMO Maize

    Posted on December 17, 2018

    Why Government South Africa Rejects Genetically Modified (GM) Maize In October, 2018, the government of South Africa refused to authorize the GM Triple Stacked maize from Monsanto. They wanted to implement this for commercial growing. The Executive Council through the GMO Act stated that the data provided by Monsanto were not convincing. The data did not […]

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  • 6 Tips to Use Social Media to Boost Your Crowdfunding Campaign

    Posted on December 14, 2018

    6 Tips to Use Social Media to Boost Your Crowdfunding Campaign Worldwide the number of crowdfunding campaign keeps growing. Social media can help you drive traffic to your website and make sure your campaign gets noticed. These 6 tips help you to boost your campaign: 1. Choose the right platform For crowdfunding marketing, we prefer […]

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  • RAVEN Trust Shares Some of Their Major Accomplishments

    Posted on December 13, 2018

    RAVEN Trust Shares Some of Their Major Accomplishments Last week, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a cut in tar sands production. A drop in prices for dirty bitumen has been blamed on lack of pipeline capacity, which has been blamed on RAVEN Trust. Besides this, RAVEN Trust has enjoyed other major accomplishments: an overview.  RAVEN […]

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