Long Walk to Freedom

Day 18 from the East Texas Tar Sands Blockade I’m laying down in an open field in East Texas, staring upwards and reflecting. Small groups of stars peek out from the increasingly puffy clouds, signaling morning rain. My nostrils fill with slight […]

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Rally to Shut Down Injection Wells at Ohio Courthouse

Appalachia Resist! announces an Action Camp, November 2-4 in Athens county [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90SrSPY5aWU?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] Today, over 80 people gathered outside the Athens County Courthouse to show support for the legal case of Madeline ffitch, and to demand that the Hazel Ginsberg Injection Well […]

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Love and Rebellion in the East Texas Woods

I’m writing to ya’ll from a safe space nearby the Tar Sands Blockade in rural east Texas.  Early this week, heeding the call of friends and comrades already on site, we assembled a crew of Earth First!ers from the Northeast US and […]

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When Big Oil Attacks

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOucQBLNOa4&feature=player_embedded] Tuesday afternoon in East Texas, after police brutally tortured two protesters locked to a backhoe and workers resumed destruction of the forest, members of the Tar Sands Blockade, determined not to be deterred by violence, moved in to try and stop […]

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More Jobs on a Dead Planet?

Bummer Reports of Pro-Industry “Protest” Around the World As the Earth shows ever-increasing, irrefutable signs of overlapping global crises in biodiversity loss, climate change and human cancer rates, the work-vs-ecology debate continues to distract good people around the world and fuel the […]

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