Posts Tagged with "washington d.c."

Sixty People Risk Arrest in Washington D.C. To Tell Barack Obama and John Kerry “NOKXL!”

Monday, August 12, 2013

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Sixty People Risk Arrest in Washington D.C. To Tell Barack Obama and John Kerry “NOKXL!”

My favorite part of the Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance is the trainings. Before each action, we take a portion of the day before to prepare pledge signers for possible physical and legal repercussions from placing themselves into an act of peaceful and dignified civil disobedience. In those trainings we create a space where the [...]

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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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VIDEO: The Tar Sands Action Was Just Phase One

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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VIDEO: The Tar Sands Action Was Just Phase One

The Tar Sands Action wrapped up last Saturday, and I have to say it was a truly amazing thing to watch transpire. In all, 1,253 people were arrested protesting the expansion of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. But more than that, they were protesting what the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has come to [...]

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VIDEO: Mark Ruffalo Supports the Tar Sands Action in D.C.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

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VIDEO: Mark Ruffalo Supports the Tar Sands Action in D.C.

Mark Ruffalo, who has courageously fought against fracking in his home state of New York and across the country, has issued a video in support of the Tar Sands Action, August 20-September 3. Mark joins Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who earlier this week came out in support of the acton against the Keystone XL pipeline. [...]

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Breaking: Dept of Interior Drops Charges Against 21 Arrested At Reclaim Power March

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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via Shadia Fayne Wood Update from Washington D.C.: The Department of Interior has dropped the charges against the 21 activists arrested during the Reclaim Power March on April 18th. About one thousand people marched to the Dept. of Interior in an unpermitted march organized by Rising Tide North America and Peaceful Uprising, singing “We Shall [...]

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Hundreds Occupy Interior Department Demanding Phase Out of Fossil Fuels

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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The times they are a-changin! As Powershift—the massive youth conference, rally and permitted march—wrapped up this weekend in D.C., Rising Tide North America, Peaceful Uprising and friends from DC and all over the climate movement organized a mass unpermitted march, called Reclaim Power. A contingent of 1000 plus climate activists took over the streets singing [...]

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How Do You Spell Greenwash? P-N-C

Monday, October 11, 2010

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From Wikipedia:Greenwashing (a portmanteau of “green” and “whitewash”) is a term describing the deceptive use of green PR or green marketing in order to promote a misleading perception that a company’s policies or products (such as goods or services) are environmentally friendly. PNC prides itself on being the “greenest bank in the business” and last [...]

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Sept 27th: Take Action to Save U.S. Mountains

Monday, September 27, 2010

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1 Change Your Facebook Status Thousands are marching to the White House today to save the Appalachian Mountains from being blown to bits by mountaintop removal (MTR) mining. What can we do? Tell the White House to ABOLISH MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL at http://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse 2 Change Your Profile Pics Right click on this photo, save to your [...]

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Appalachia Rising: Mobilize to End Mountaintop Removal

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

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Today, a coalition of coalfield residents and organizations held a press conference in Charleston, WV announcing a mass mobilization, called “Appalachia Rising” in Washington D.C. to “mobilize to end mountaintop removal.” Below is their vision statement. Appalachia Rising: Mobilize to End Mountaintop Removal! September 25 – 27, 2010, Washington DC Appalachia Rising is a mass [...]

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Fossil Fools Day Packs Some Punches!

Friday, April 2, 2010

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Spoofs, hoaxes, Insurgent clown armies, impersonations, media hijacking, theatrics, and even Bigfoot formed just part of the arsenal that climate activists used in calling out the worst climate criminals commenced worldwide on Fossil Fools Day yesterday. Yesterday, here in North America alone, more than 30 cities organized demonstrations against the fossil fuel industry, corporate banks [...]

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