October 2012 archive

Green Party Pres. Candidate Dr. Jill Stein Resupplies Winnsboro Tree Blockade as New Tree Blockade is Launched in Sacul, TX (Day 38)

***UPDATE THURSDAY 11/1/12 5:30PM — Pika was just released from Nacogdoches County Jail! The police ended up tacking on a resisting arrest charge for her as well, bringing her total bail amount to $14,000. Please consider making a generous donation to support Lauren and Pika and future blockaders taking action against the tar sands. ***UPDATE …

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From The Trees: “Their Police” (Day 37)

I awoke this morning with a bleary-eyed smirk to a text that two more of my friends had successfully made it up into the police state once known to some as the Texas Tree Village.  As exciting as this may be for those of us sitting comfortably behind our computer screens, it’s incredibly important to …

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TranScamada Strikes Again (Day 36)

TransCanada sure does say the darndest things. You just never know what lies they’ll utter next. Here’s today’s oddity from TransCanada’s spokesperson Jim Prescott, when he told the Houston Chronicle’s FuelFix blog: TransCanada’s Prescott said the company has been open about its plans to move oil sands crude, along with U.S. oil produced from shale, …

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