Posts Tagged with "rainforestactionnetwork"

A New Video from Chicago Chase Activists

Wednesday, May 12, 2010


RAN Chicago and The Topless America Project participated in last week’s day of action against JPMorgan Chase’s financing of mountaintop removal coal mining. They visited a Chase branch in Chicago and brought speakers, a banner, flyers and some of them even canceled their Chase accounts. We just got this video from their event, check it [...]

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Seattle Activists Target JP Morgan Chase

Wednesday, March 3, 2010


Activists in Seattle have been busy lately targeting their local JP Morgan Chase branches. Here’s a description of last Saturday’s protest from Chad in Seattle: “It was another fun filled day of protest at Chase Bank. A lot of people stopped and chatted with us and a lot of info was handed out to the [...]

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Atlanta Activists to EPA Region 4: No New MTR Permits!!!

Monday, March 1, 2010

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Today the EPA’s two regional offices that have jurisdiction over new mountaintop removal coal mining permits got visits by RAN activists. Atlanta’s Region 4 office oversees new MTR permits in Kentucky and Tennessee, while Philadelphia’s Region 3 office is responsible for new permits in Virginia and West Virginia. Read about Philadelphia’s protest here. Carrying banners [...]

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Climate Change Ground Zero Action Camp: Day 1

Monday, June 2, 2008


I’m in Montana at the bottom of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. People are pouring into the “Climate Change Ground Zero Action Camp.” For the next week, we’ll be talking about how to answer the $200 Billion dollar question of how to beat the climate challenge. The coal and oil industry and most of [...]

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Hundreds Kick off a Week of Protest in Toronto

Tuesday, May 27, 2008


Update: Photos can be found here and here. RAN joined with more than a dozen other groups to sponsor a week-long occupation of the Ontario Legislature in Ontario. Pictures and news reports are below. Event details can be found here. Independent News Coverage Paul Terefenko, “Natives Stake Their Claim.” Now Magazine. May 29, 2008 Judy [...]

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Pointing the finger

Friday, September 21, 2007


Just winding down from a great event in Toronto this afternoon. RAN teamed up with the Christian Peacemaker Teams to influence the elections coming up here in Ontario. Volunteers worked on the massive banner for weeks. Today it found a home on the lawn of Queen’s Park, the provincial legislature. The message was simple: “native [...]

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