Posts Tagged with "Mike Roselle"

RAN’S Greatest Hits: 1985-2010

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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RAN’S Greatest Hits: 1985-2010

1985 began with the swearing in of Ronald Reagan for his second term as President of the United States. It was a flash point in our democracy marked by massive deregulation of corporations and unprecedented environmental rollbacks. 1985 was also the year that Randy Hayes and Mike Roselle founded Rainforest Action Network, an organization that [...]

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Environmental and Animal Rights Activist Returned to Prison for Facebooking

Friday, August 27, 2010

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“When friends are outlawed, only outlaws will have friends.” –Mike Roselle Ummm, yeah. Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t watching. We knew it would happen sooner or later. The surveillance state is not only watching social media sites, the social media sites are the surveillance state. Long time environmental and animal rights activist [...]

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Climate Ground Zero Activist Sentenced to 60 Days

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Last Thursday, Jacqueline Quimby got 60 days for blocking a Massey haul road back in Oct (see below.) You’d think the criminal justice system in West Virginia would have better things to do (something like investigating criminal safety violations by outlaw coal companies) than seeking retribution against non-violent protesters for standing up to their corrupt [...]

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How Did They Get In Here? Part One

Monday, March 8, 2010

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Mike Roselle, co-founder of RAN and Earth First!, now works in southern West Virginia with Climate Ground Zero campaigning against coal companies to end mountaintop removal. Last Thursday, he was released after two weeks in a West Virginia jail for sit-in at Massey’s HQ. Here’s his story: How did they get in here?, Part One. [...]

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Ground Zero is No Joke – impressions from Appalachia’s struggle against King Coal

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

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Finding your way to Climate Ground Zero is easy if you know where you’re going.  Well, even then I’ve learned that Google will lead me astray from time to time. But in terms of what CGZ is, well, I thought I knew. I didn’t have a clue. Well, maybe that’s unfair. I knew what was [...]

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The “No Coal Zone” with Mike Roselle. If only…..

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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UPDATE: Ron Arnold of Center for the Defense of Free Interprise and the Wise Use movement has come out with a statement in support of Roselle: “02/11/09 Mike Roselle – I don’t agree with him, but he’s no terrorist. CDFE executive vice president Ron Arnold angrily condemned a WCHS-TV8 report suggesting Roselle is an “eco-terrorist.” [...]

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