March 2013 archive

Day 8: Over 60 People Blockade Chevron Tar Sands Refinery in Utah — NYC and DC Call Out TD Bank

On the final day of the Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action over 60 Salt Lake City residents blockade the local Chevron refinery for processing tar sands. Plus, New York City held a TD Bank Day of Action along with other TD Bank actions in Washington, DC  and New Haven, CT. Other events today include …

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Day 7: Six Arrested for Actions At TransCanada, TD Bank, John Hancock Life Insurance Offices

The seventh day of the Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action has seen even more arrests to take on TD Bank and other tar sands profiteers. Two were arrested at the TransCanada office outside Boston, four more in Asheville after 60 people shut down a TD Bank branch. Dozens of others rallied at tar sands profiteer …

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Day 6: Twenty Arrested for #NoKXL Actions in Washington, DC – Hundreds March with Idle No More in Seattle

The sixth day of the Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action kicks off with actions in Washington, DC. in which 20 people where arrested. The day began on a more solemn tone when about 15 interfaith leaders led prayers before engaging in civil disobedience at the White House to stop Keystone XL. Nearby a raucous group of protesters took to the streets …

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