March 2013 archive

Day 5: TransCanada Office Shut Down – Big Banks Called Out For Bankrolling Coal & KXL

The fifth day of Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action took on the banks that finance the tar sands and the corporate offices of TransCanada. These key players in the battle to stop the KXL are experiencing an escalation in public outcry against their financing of TransCanada’s deadly project. People are taking the action …

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Day 4: TD Bank Slammed As Tar Sands Profiteer

The fourth day of the Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action starts with an unexpected surprise at a TD Bank in Washington  DC early this morning. Three people locked themselves inside to protest TD Bank’s investments in tar sands. All three were released without charges. Also, we just got some brilliant photos from another TD Bank action in upstate …

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Day 3: Blockades and Bikes From Coast to Coast

The third day of the Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action continues strong with over 40 rallying at a Michels Construction office outside Seattle, an anti-fracking blockade in New York that resulted in twelve arrests, and a polluter bike tour in Portland, Oregon.  ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday, March 18 – Over 40 rally outside Michels Corporation …

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