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Why I Blockaded 40,000 Tons of Coal With a Lobster Boat

June 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Quaker Jay O’Hara felt led to blockade a 40,000-ton coal shipment with a tiny lobster boat. What happened next might surprise you. Quaker Speak is a weekly video series. Subscribe: http://QuakerSpeak.com/subscribe ___ Go Deeper with Friends Journal: http://FriendsJournal.org Lobby with Quakers on Capitol Hill: http://www.fcnl.org Work for peace with justice with AFSC: http://www.afsc.org/friends Learn about the rich diversity of Quakers worldwide: http://www.fwccamericas.org/ Directed by Jon Watts http://www.JonWatts.com ___ Transcript: We had no idea we were supposed to get a [...]

Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped!

September 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped!. via Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped!. lobsterboatblockade.org From vimeo.com/matecorazon   Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped! Posted on September 8, 2014 by summerheatbraytonpoint FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2014 Contact: Emily Kirkland, Communications Coordinator for Better Future Project, 646 623 5271, emily@betterfutureproject.org FALL RIVER, MA — In a major — and unexpected — victory for the climate movement, the criminal charges against two men who used a lobster boat to block a massive coal [...]