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Message to President Obama from L̇̇̇akota youth

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Message to President Obama from L̇̇̇akota youth   Youth of the Oceti Sakowin release and deliver this video to President Obama asking him to uphold his commitment to Indigenous youth and to reject Keystone XL. The video is supported by Indigenous Environmental Network, Energy Action Coalition and NO KXL Dakota. Filming, Editing, and music by: Julianna Clifford ( http://www.scattertheirown.com ) Join the campaign and sign the SD youth petition to President Obama: http://action.wearepowershift.org/p/R… For more info: ienearth.org [...]

First Nations Alliance Stand Firm in 2015 by Saying VetoKXL

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

First Nations Alliance Stand Firm in 2015 by Saying VetoKXL Several First Nations tribal members were joined by friends to deliver a clear message to President Obama on January 3rd, 2015 They want him to veto the inevitable TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline bill when the new congress comes back to session, later this month. Republicans, now, have a majority in the Senate while maintaining control of the House, since the midterm elections. The GOP vow to take up the KXL legislation as soon as they return from their Winter break. #VetoKXL #NoKXL #IdleNoMore For more [...]

KXL=Game Over for NYC

November 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

“KEYSTONE XL IS GAME OVER FOR NEW YORK CITY” RALLY AND PRESSER If Keystone XL is built and the tar sands are fully exploited, top climate scientist James Hansen says it means ‘essentially game over’ for the climate. For New York, that means game over for homes, schools and businesses along the city’s shoreline. .   A video by Peter Eliscu © 2014 The Peter Eliscu Archives. All Rights Reserved [...]

Rosebud Sioux Tribe: House Vote in Favor of Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War

November 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Original article on boldnebraska.org/author/mark/     by  Mark Hefflinger Rosebud Sioux Tribe: House Vote in Favor of Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War Rosebud Sioux Tribe chairman Cyril Scott at the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21, 2014 (Photo by Jenna Pope http://jennapope.com) For Immediate Release: November 14, 2014 Contact: Aldo Seoane, 855-942-2669 Ext 701 Wica Agli / Rosebud Sioux Tribe Rosebud Sioux Tribe: House Vote in Favor of the Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War Rosebud, SD – In response to today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to [...]

Which Side spoke with Matt Almonte

April 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

          Podcast April 14, 2014 Which Side spoke with Matt Almonte of the KXL Tar Sands Blockade. They discussed the blockade, collective living, veganism, jail, and much more.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/whichside/Matt_Almonte.mp3      Monday, December 3, 2012 Activists in Texas were arrested on Monday after taking their fight to stop the tar sands directly to the belly of the beast Monday morning — by sealing themselves inside of a section of pipe that will be part of the Keystone XL pipeline. The direct action by two activists with Tar [...]

Operation Sweep Out Corruption: An Anti-Keystone Pipeline Action

April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Operation Sweep Out Corruption: An Anti-Keystone Pipeline Action   Should we allow a Canadian energy pipeline to be built across the center of the US from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico? Known as the Keystone-XL pipeline (KXL) for the last few years, communities across the nation have been organizing and rallying against it. The Earth Quaker Action Team of Philadelphia helped put together a training session for people willing to risk arrest in a demonstration to send a message to President Obama about the recent US Department’s report and his upcoming decision to accept the building [...]

Tastes Like Tar Sands

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

  Did you know? The Coca-Cola company is one of the largest private oil consumers in the United States! Operating tens of thousands of vehicles, Coke is a MAJOR gas guzzler. The soft drink giant claims to be a leader in sustainability. But such a claim is meaningless if Coke continues to use the dirtiest oil on earth in its delivery vehicles. That’s right, Coke’s secret ingredient is Canadian tar sands oil. #TastesLikeTarSands   The sequel to this video is here Why do Cola-Cola and Pepsi use tar sands oil to power their fleets of trucks? Tar sands mining poisons vast [...]

NEWS BRIEF: The Philadelphia NO KXL Civil Disobedient Action

March 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

The Philadelphia NO KXL Civil Disobedient Action By about 3 PM, on Monday, March 10, 2014, 29 people were arrested in a civil disobedience action while protesting against the Keystone XL pipeline (KXL) at the federal building on Arch and 6th. Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They brought brooms, stood in doorways and began sweeping in front of themselves in an approximately 3 hour display of sweeping away the “corrupt process” and politics that lead to the US State Department’s claim that the pipeline would not cause any “significant” climate damage. By [...]