Fri Dec 21, 2012, 08:02 PM
Fire Walk With Me (38,893 posts)
Occupy Denver Calls On All Available Occupy Networks to Mobilize Against Keystone XL Pipeline Jan 7
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From @InterOcc: Occupy Denver Calls On All Available Occupy Networks to Mobilize Against Keystone XL Pipeline Januar...
Occupy Denver stands in solidarity with The Tar Sands Blockade, and is calling for national and international mobilization and solidarity actions against the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tar sands giant TransCanada has begun construction on the southern leg of the Keystone XL. Leading NASA Climate Scientist James Hansen has called the Keystone XL “game over” for the climate, and Americans are already feeling the heat. The pipeline will make TransCanada rich while encroaching on ranch lands, poisoning Texas’ working class communities, and destroying the environment that makes the lone star state so beautiful.
Kick off the new year by demonstrating your resistance to Keystone XL!
Join us for another mass action in Southeast Texas on Monday, January 7th, including a 3 day training camp leading up to the big event. Our trainings and events are open and include roles for everyone ready to defend our homes from toxic tar sands.
RSVP right now so we can know how many people to expect.
SCHEDULE (Jan. 3rd – 8th):
Thursday, Jan. 3rd – Travel & Arrival
Friday, Jan. 4th – Day 1: Direct Action Training Camp
Saturday, Jan. 5th – Day 2: Direct Action Training Camp
Sunday, Jan. 6th – Day 3: Direct Action Training Camp
Monday, Jan. 7th – Mass Action to Stop Keystone XL
Tuesday, Jan. 8th – Debrief and Depart
Questions? Contact: 972-439-5310, TSBComms@riseup.net
Tar Sands Blockade is a coalition of Texas and Oklahoma landowners and climate justice organizers using peaceful and sustained civil disobedience to stop the construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
As a grassroots campaign, we are funded entirely by the generosity of individual donors. Meaning that every dollar of your contribution goes directly into stopping TransCanada and the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline where it matters most. The Tar Sands Blockade is one of the most important resistance actions in the nation. If you can’t join us, you can still help. Please consider donating.
Wish List tarsandsblockade.org/donate-3/wishlist/
And please join our E-Action to help continue to spread awareness and support our people on the ground.
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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)
Fri Dec 21, 2012, 08:41 PM
Joe Shlabotnik (4,266 posts)
2. Its heartbreaking
Last edited Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:51 PM - Edit history (1)
reading the comment sections of the CBC etc. The PTB, and generations of unchallenged bigotry have so successfully portrayed the First Nations as lazy freeloaders, that people don't realize that support of the Idle No More movement is in everyone's best interest.
By the prevailing logic and attitudes; collectively we all deserve to be drinking Tar Sand water, get contractually swindled, and loose property ownership and constitutional rights.
On Edit. Doh, I musta' responded to the wrong post. Although Idle No More is involved against the resource and land-grab of Keystone XL and other pipelines.