Rights of Nature

Rights of Nature

Existing Environmental Laws Treat Nature as Property By most every measure, the environment today is in worse shape than when the major U.S. environmental laws were adopted over thirty years ago.  Since then, countries around the world have sought to replicate these...
Is it Really ILLEGAL to Think Outside the Box?

Is it Really ILLEGAL to Think Outside the Box?

From CELDF   The Legal Doctrines that keep us boxed in and make sustainable communities illegal What is it that keeps us from getting what we want in our communities? Why can’t we say, “No!” to harmful activities? The short answer is: THE LAW. A handful of legal...
Community Rights! A vision for the future

Community Rights! A vision for the future

All governments owe their existence to the people of the community that those governments serve, and governments exist to secure and protect the rights of the people and those communities. Any system of government that becomes destructive of those ends is not...