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#MillionMaskMarch Ruins Former NSA Director’s Visit to Dallas

Dallas Hyatt Regency Hotel, November 5, 2014 – Students spoiled a $70/plate UNT luncheon featuring former NSA director Keith Alexander by showing up with a banner quoting Edward Snowden, whose whisteblowing led to Alexander’s resignation last year. The banner read: “Every border you cross, every purchase you make, every call you dial, friend you keep, site …

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Exxon’s Broken Pipeline: The Pegasus Disaster, One Year Later

Exxon’s Pegasus Pipeline restarted just three weeks ago. The same 60+ yr-old pipeline which devastated Mayflower, Arkansas last April is now actively pumping through the towns, forests and wetlands of East Texas. Tar Sands Blockade traveled to Mayflower after the spill to meet people directly affected by the tar sands industry and hear their stories. …

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No Más Tar Sands! — Healing Begins at the Source

By Bryan Parras, reposted from t.e.j.a.s. (Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services) __________________________________________________________________________________ The Keystone XL pipeline begins in Alberta, Canada and ends in my backyard. Here in Houston’s East End, we’re well acquainted with the risks of living so close to the oil refineries whose toxic emissions poison us every day. Like so many other kids …

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