Posts Tagged with "boston"

Boston Tells Obama & Kerry: “Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline”

Monday, October 7, 2013

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Boston Tells Obama & Kerry: “Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline”

This morning, I’m in Boston. This is one of my favorite U.S. cities, perhaps because Boston is one of the birthplaces of American civil disobedience. Not far from here, in 1773, a group of colonists dumped ship-loads of English tea into Boston Harbor in resistance to the British government’s unfair taxes on the American colonies. [...]

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The No Keystone XL Movement Needs You!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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The No Keystone XL Movement Needs You!

Two weeks, a group of courageous people were arrested in the belly of the beast: TransCanada’s U.S. headquarters in Houston, Texas. These were mothers, fathers, grandfathers, great grandmothers, scientists, and teachers who staged a peaceful sit-in with a clear message: No Keystone XL tar sands pipeline! People from the extraction sites in Alberta to the [...]

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Training for the Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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Training for the Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance

              When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Throughout the summer, Rainforest Action Network, CREDO, and the Other 98% will be leading nationwide trainings in dignified, nonviolent civil disobedience. These trainings will support the more than 60,000 people eager to take action to stop the construction of [...]

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Bostonians Uniquely Positioned to Accelerate Clean Energy Transition

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Bostonians Uniquely Positioned to Accelerate Clean Energy Transition

Did you hear? Rainforest Action Network is focused on the Bay State now. Massachusetts is home to several of Bank of America’s top executives, and if the company took a leadership role in addressing its financed emissions, other institutions would follow suit. Big banks are instead keeping the most polluting energy companies afloat – and [...]

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Bank Of America Shall Know The Truth And The Truth Shall Set Them Free

Friday, April 27, 2012

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Bank Of America Shall Know The Truth And The Truth Shall Set Them Free

This week in Washington D.C. and Boston, merry bands of climate pranksters have been spanking Bank of America’s banksters with a little truth. Or a little “ATM” truth as we like to say. In Washington D.C. and Boston, activists collectively hit upwards of 80 Bank of America ATMs with non-adhesive stickers that transform the ATMs [...]

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Boston Tells Bank Of America: “No Coal”

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Boston Tells Bank Of America: “No Coal”

On Tax Day, RAN Boston activists joined a national day of action targeting Bank of America over….. well… everything. Bank of America currently pay no taxes to the government, yet received massive bailouts after they crashed the economy. They are currently the largest forecloser of homes in the U.S. and the largest funder of the [...]

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Boston Activists Make Bank of America ATMs More Truthful

Thursday, March 15, 2012

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Boston Activists Make Bank of America ATMs More Truthful

What’s that old saying? “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” People are waking up to the fact that there’s a big difference between what banks like Bank of America are telling us and the truth. In another action targeting Bank of America for its financing of the coal industry, [...]

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Rising Tide Boston helps big banks market “Green Coal”

Monday, November 17, 2008

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Last Friday, members of Rising Tide Boston set up “Green Coal” marketing tables outside branches of Bank of America and Citibank to highlight these banks’ high-risk investments in coal power and mining. Emulating the coal industry’s marketing pitch of “clean coal”, activists handed out samples of “green coal” while informing fellow citizens not to expect [...]

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