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Urgent Help Needed: Tar Sands Shutdown Ends in Police Brutality, Injuries

July 23, 2014 // 2 Comments

Author   Earth First! Journal — Cascadia Office Monday, July 21st, 2014 Urgent Help Needed: Tar Sands Shutdown Ends in Police Brutality, Injuries from Earth First! Newswire As of yet there is no clear narrative of events as they transpired. This morning, about 80 land defenders halted construction of the first US tar sands mine in Utah. It was reported through Tar Sands Resistance via Twitter that a group of people blocking the road were released without charges on site, while people locked-down were arrested. It was then reported that arrested people were being put into a police van as [...]

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 [...]