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and to all the people here who have been helping bring these tar sands protests to everyone's attention. I was in the first wave of protesters arrested, on saturday morning. The police told our ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 120 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 11:11 AM PDT with 487 Recommends
Well, if all goes according to plan, I’ll be in jail by midday tomorrow. It’s not something I take lightly, or do every day. But it is something that feels right to me, and I wanted to take this ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 05:00 PM PDT with 440 Recommends
Tar Sands Action Corruption scandal escalating at the Clinton State ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 246 comments on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 07:01 AM PDT with 364 Recommends
by Phil Radford II Greenpeace
Comment Count 208 comments on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 11:36 AM PDT with 326 Recommends
This was not an easy thing for Al Gore to do. We're sitting in outside the house of a sitting president of his own party; political decorum might have led him to duck the whole thing, and I wouldn't ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 100 comments on Wed Aug 31, 2011 at 05:03 PM PDT with 302 Recommends
843 Tea Party activists have been arrested in a series of demonstrations in front of the White House protesting that President Bachman hasn't ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 100 comments on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 06:59 AM PDT with 297 Recommends
Bill just provided this quote to fellow organizers. The only thing we ...
by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse
Comment Count 124 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 06:19 PM PDT with 294 Recommends
Senator Bernie Sanders (Vt-I) offers his opinions on the Keystone XL Tar Sands pipeline.
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 10:10 AM PDT with 285 Recommends
This morning, the front page of the New York Times carried one of those ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 102 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 11:46 AM PDT with 279 Recommends
Apologies in advance, because I'm on the run. But I just wanted to provide people with a few updates: --70 or so more people arrested today outside the White House, including Darryl Hannah, and a ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 142 comments on Tue Aug 30, 2011 at 10:43 AM PDT with 242 Recommends
Less than two hours after the Stop The Star Sands protest against the XL Pipeline began outside the White House, event organizer Bill McKibben has been arrested. The two week demonstrattion begins ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 189 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 07:35 AM PDT with 234 Recommends
So far most of the MSM is been been omitting any coverage whatsoever of today's Protests against the Keystone XL Tar Sands pipeline, with the exception of the Murdoch mouthpiece WSJ.
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 114 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 01:10 PM PDT with 204 Recommends
Defining Moments sometimes appear and this is one of those times. - Bill McKibben UPDATE X 3 Here is another of Bill McKibben's defining moments as he's released from jail just hours ago.
by Oke
Comment Count 72 comments on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 12:33 PM PDT with 176 Recommends
I'm very sorry not to have been doing a better job the last couple of days keeping people posted on developments in the tar sands campaign, and very happy to see that others have been doing a better ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 06:41 PM PDT with 152 Recommends
Meteor Blades and I organized this blogathon for August 14-19 before he took a "leave of ...
by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 10:03 AM PDT with 135 Recommends
The president went to Columbus Ohio yesterday, and his campaign manager Jim Messina went to Harvard. Both encountered spirited bands of young (and not-so-young) people asking him to do the right ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 06:09 AM PDT with 127 Recommends
I'm typing this under a tree in the rain in Lafayette Square Park, across from the White House. In front of me a big spirited rally is unfolding--musicians, some kind of amazing aerial art project ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Sep 03, 2011 at 09:33 AM PDT with 125 Recommends
One big spin to promote the TransCanada XL tar sands pipeline is that it would ...
by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Aug 31, 2011 at 01:10 PM PDT with 125 Recommends
I'm sitting in St. Stephen's Church in Washington DC, drinking good beer and watching a series of great musicians up on the stage--the winds are starting to blow outside, but in here it's a party to ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Aug 27, 2011 at 04:36 PM PDT with 120 Recommends
I opened the first in my diary series, Scars Upon Sacred ...
by Aji
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT with 117 Recommends