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bananas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-24-08 07:53 PM
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11. It's not getting reported, but civil disobedience has already been happening
Here are a couple of recent events:

Lock down to stop construction at Virginia Coal Plant
September 15th, 2008
"Update: After four hours blockading the construction site this morning, 11 protesters were arrested and charged with trespassing and unlawful assembly."
http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2008/09/15/lock-down-to-... /


Billionaire’s for Coal strike in Bank of America’s home state, 4 protests in 3 days
August 11th, 2008
"Asheville, NC Today Asheville Rising Tide’s billionaire bloc descended on Bank of America’s regional headquarters to demand that BoA continue to invest their money in coal. The Billionaires for Coal carried signs reading “More Profit, Less Mountains” and sipped on dirty (coal) martinis to applaud BoA for its funding of mountaintop removal coal mining as well as the new generation of dirty coal plants. The Asheville Police Department did an excellent job of blocking access to the bank entrance and the ATM surely scaring off a number of bank customers."
more: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2008/08/11/billionaires-... /

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