Tag Archives: fossil fuel
Standin’ on the corner, Singin’ the pipeline blues (2x)
Trying to stop that pipeline, Whatta we got to lose?
“We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people,
can transform the world.”
― Howard Zinn
Gary Butterfield from the Veterans for Peace Climate Crisis and Militarism action group presents an overview of militarism and the climate crisis. To order bumper stickers contact Barry Riesch at email@example.com Truth is not fake news. Justice is not fake news. Rise Up Times needs your help to bring you timely articles and information about […]
From October 11 to 15, thousands of people will take action at the White House, participate in civil disobedience, and demand that President Biden choose a side: People vs. Fossil Fuels. Join us! JOIN US in Washington, D.C. To Demand a Fossil Free Future From October 11 to 15, thousands of people will take action at […]
“To all of the institutions currently failing us, trust me when I tell you that the time to divest is now. In another few years or perhaps, just another 365 days by the next Earth Day, the opportunity to divest while it still counts—for your morals and your money—may have already disappeared.”
How the military sector impacts the environment, but also how the military sector itself prepares for a changed climate and also why climate movements do not focus on the role of the military in their activism.
“If there is one group that deserves our deepest contempt it is the liberal elites, those who posture as the moral arbiters of society while abandoning every value they purportedly hold the moment they become inconvenient.”
The US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported.
Why should the United States have the power to control what others are doing elsewhere in the world? I mean, it’s an outlandish situation. It goes on all the time. We never even notice it. At least there’s no comment on it. On April 12, 2019, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church […]
When we pit ourselves against the culture of death—and this means performing acts of civil disobedience and noncompliance, it means becoming an outlaw in the eyes of the corporate state—then suffering, and even death, does not have the last word.
Putting Climate Change on Trial
This will be the 4th and final day of PUC meetings to make the final decision on Line 3 (June 18, 19, 26, and 27). Please see the facebook event pages for details. ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ Like many other independent news and media sites, Rise […]
Why the PIG didn’t squeal and Yes, the Kochs, behind the Keystone Pipeline expansion.
May 1st, International Workers Day, will see rallies, marches, and strikes around the country and the world By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Common Dreams April 27, 2017 A sign seen at the 2006 May Day demonstrations. Monday’s actions are expected to match those from 2006 in magnitude. (Photo: AP) Just as labor leaders are standing firmly behind this […]
Tar sands oil is the world’s dirtiest oil.
In recent weeks, the state has militarized my reservation, with road blocks and license-plate checks, low-flying aircraft and racial profiling of Indians.