June 2013 archive

TD Bank Divestment from Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline a Hoax Conducted by Tar Sands Blockade Activists

This morning, a fake press release was sent from an email address at yourtdbank.com, to a parody website designed to look like TD Bank’s press page announcing the bank’s divestment from Keystone XL and tar sands. The fake release cited President Obama’s recent climate speech and a host of economic problems for the tar sands …

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Is Barack Obama an Ally of this Movement?

Yesterday afternoon, Barack Obama spoke at Georgetown University on the issue of climate “action.” Some may find this to be a victory for public awareness of our current ecological crisis, but one look at the content of this proposal simply reinforces that this was merely business-as-usual for the corporate-political state, which has significant investments in …

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Reactions to Obama’s Keystone XL Announcement

Today, President Obama announced a package of executive initiatives to address the escalating threat of climate change in a speech at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. In an unexpected Keystone XL announcement, the President stated that the “net effects of pipeline’s impacts on our climate will be absolutely critical to determining whether this project will go …

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