Posts Tagged with "Rising Tide North Texas"

An Open Letter In Support Of the Tar Sands Blockade

Friday, October 5, 2012

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An Open Letter In Support Of the Tar Sands Blockade

Rainforest Action Network is excited to have led this call to support the Tar Sands Blockade. Not only is stopping the expansion of fossil fuels infrastructure of the utmost priority, but the harsh repression of environmental activists from both TransCanada and law enforcement needs to be called out again and again. We stand with the Tar [...]

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Eight Climate Activists Climb Trees And Start Indefinite Tree Sit to Stop Keystone XL

Monday, September 24, 2012

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Eight Climate Activists Climb Trees And Start Indefinite Tree Sit to Stop Keystone XL

Originally posted by the Tar Sands Blockade Eight people climbed 80 feet into trees in the path of Keystone XL construction and pledged not to come down until the pipeline is stopped for good. Construction cannot proceed until tree-sitters descend and TransCanada clear-cuts through hundreds of trees to make way for the toxic tar sands [...]

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BREAKING: Four Texans Arrested Blockading Truck Carrying Keystone XL Pipeline

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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BREAKING: Four Texans Arrested Blockading Truck Carrying Keystone XL Pipeline

All I gotta say is: Let the games begin! Reposted from the Tar Sands Blockade.  **2:22pm: Heard from blockaders in Polk County jail. Every one is safe and being processed. **1:15pm–Final blockader arrested. 7 brave people shut down #KeystoneXL construction for the day! Dissembled pipe truck still blocking the entrance of the pipeyard. ** 1:10PM [...]

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Playing Nice In The Sandbox: Feds Try To Inimidate Texas Climate Activists

Friday, April 20, 2012

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Playing Nice In The Sandbox: Feds Try To Inimidate Texas Climate Activists

I’ve been organizing campaigns and non-violent direct actions for a long time. Over ten years now. Most of the time, I hear stories about the screwed up things our government and corporations do and I take it in stride. Every once in a while, something pops and it gets under my skin. A lot. Case [...]

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