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emergency day of action against DAPL

The Sacred Stones Camp at Standing Rock has put out the call for immediate emergency action to stop the drilling below the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipeline after yesterday's announcement by the Army Corps of Engineers of their intent to issue permission to proceed with construction, ignoring a previous order to conduct an […]

Posted: February 8 2017
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contradance to stop the pipeline in western mass, jan 14, cummington, ma

CONTRADANCE to Protect Otis State Forest / Sandisfield from Kinder Morgan’s Connecticut Expansion Pipeline Saturday, January 14th, 7 p.m., West Cummington Parish House, 27 W. Main Street, West Cummington, MA Proceeds to support legal work of PLAN-NE. Music by Steve Howland, Calling by Sadie Stull, Food from Alice’s Kitchen! A little background: the Connecticut Expansion […]

Posted: December 29 2016
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folk songs about land reform

‘Three Acres And A Cow’ connects the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with current issues of fracking and the housing crisis via the Enclosures, English Civil War, Irish Land League and Industrial Revolution, drawing a compelling narrative through the radical people’s history of Britain in folk song, stories and poems. Part TED talk, part history […]

Posted: December 11 2015
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big oil is in big trouble

Read this article: The Shale Industry Could Be Swallowed By Its Own Debt An well pump near Sweetwater, Texas. Photographer: LM Otero/AP Photo Response to article courtesy of  Debbie Baron, Secretary of the Mendo Alcohol Fuel Group "According to this article, the shale oil industry is in big debt and is having trouble paying off its interest on its […]

Posted: August 5 2015
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2013 fracktivist conference

2013 Fracktivist Conference September 13-15, 2013, Knoxville, TN The movement to end all forms of extreme energy extraction on this planet, wrest control from multinational corporations, and give the power back to the people is becoming something truly beautiful! It is an honor to be a part of it, as so MANY of us are.  […]

Posted: July 30 2013
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huge win!

via Catskill Mountainkeeper Two Year Fracking Moratorium Introduced in both NYS Senate and Assembly Yesterday, I joined Senators Diane Savino and David Carlucci at a press conference with other environmental leaders at the Capitol Building in Albany to announce that the Senate's five-member Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) had unveiled legislation that would stop the clock […]

Posted: March 11 2013
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ny grass

Greenhorns has just signed on to this important new alliance, NY GRASS, (GrassRoots Alliance to Save our State) to fight for an ABSOLUTE BAN on fracking, and all its related activities.   Here is an announcement and information on how to sign on yourself: NY GRASS.  You can also contact Clare at clare at for […]

Posted: May 29 2012
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fracking and organic food

They are related! Fracking Could Ruin New York's Organic Food Industry by Rachel Cernansky, February 7, 2012 for Treehugger Once Again Nut Butter produces organic products in upstate New York—it's a pretty successful company as far as organic food goes, considering you can find it in just about any natural foods store around. But Once […]

Posted: February 11 2012
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colbert on fracking

Did you see The Colbert Report the other night? If you missed it, Stephen Colbert had on Tom Ridge, the former Homeland Security chief who is now getting paid as a lobbyist for the oil and gas industry to push their fracking plan in Pennsylvania. Stephen called out Tom Ridge and the oil industry for […]

Posted: June 16 2011