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EQAT’s Big Win Over PNC Bank: Chat with Eileen Flanagan, author of Renewable

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

EQAT’s Big Win Over PNC Bank: Chat with Eileen Flanagan, author of Renewable               Eileen Flanagan is a leader of the Philadelphia-based Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), serving as clerk of the board. She is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia. Her third book is called Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope. Read a review in the March issue of Friends Journal: http://www.friendsjournal.org/renewable/. EQAT announces major victory over PNC Bank for its campaign Bank Like Appalachia [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

No KeyStone XL Washington, DC

November 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photographs from the No KeyStone XL  rally in Washington, DC on November 18th, 2012. Just days after Super Storm Sandy hit. Related Articles  What Is XL Dissent? – StudentNation http://www.thenation.com/blog/178340/what-xl-dissent XL Dissent: “We Are Building A Culture of Resistance” – Rainforest Action Network (RAN) [...]