Posts Tagged with "nancy pelosi"

Mountaintop Removal Mining Raises Birth Defects

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

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Mountaintop Removal Mining Raises Birth Defects

In April I went to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi’s office in Washington DC. Nancy is my representative and I was there to talk about her duty to protect U.S. communities and waterways from toxic mountaintop removal mining pollution. My friend Erica was in the room with me. Erica lives in the Kentucky mountains, and her community [...]

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Climate Justice and Coal’s Funeral Procession

Saturday, May 2, 2009

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About a month or so after the Capitol Climate action I wrote a movement strategy piece to reflect on its lessons. It is the cover story for the May issue of Z Magazine and pasted below. This magazine came out on the day we heard from the Administration that they have begun to implement their [...]

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CAPITOL CLIMATE ACTION VICTORY: in context for activists

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

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Yesterday thousands of people converged on the Capitol Power Plant to engage in mass civil disobedience, shutting it down for the afternoon to demand clean energy solutions to our economic and climate crises. Check out the recent media coverage in Associated Press (AP), TIME Magazine, CNN, Huffington Post, The Hill, Alternet, and USA Today. See [...]

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