May 2013 archive

Fourth Generation Oklahoman Catholic Worker Locks Himself to KXL Machinery

Our friends at Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance interrupted work at a Keystone XL construction site again this morning in Oklahoma. Today marks the eighth such action by the coalition. We’ve re-posted their action below but for more up-to-date info, check their website. Follow Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance live on their Facebook and Twitter. ___________________________________________________________________________________________   UPDATE: We are speaking with Bob right …

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TransCanada Takes Advantage of Harvard to Prop Up Its Reputation

UPDATE Monday May 13th 9:30pm – we’ve just gotten word that Lou Thompson, TransCanada’s Manager of Tribal Affairs, has decided not to attend the Harvard forum on tribal-corporate relations this week! Thanks to everyone who helped put the pressure on HPAIED and TransCanada over this matter of PR abuse and blatant hypocrisy. And for what …

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Support Womyn and Transgender People Blockading KXL

Women and transgender people have been central to the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas and Oklahoma, yet often we find ourselves on the margins of the organizations we’ve been working with. Those of us who have been involved in the KXL fight out here will be gathering this week for a TWAQ (Trans, Women, and …

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