Tag Archives: Keystone pipeline

Many Americans have heard of the Keystone XL pipeline. Few have heard of Line 61

Elizabeth Ward of the Sierra Club’s Wisconsin branch is particularly concerned about Line 61’s proximity to Lake Superior. “The Great Lakes are all connected, so if something really big happens, it could affect all of them,” she said. “They provide drinking water for 42 million people.”

Susu Jeffrey: We Speak for the 70 Percent

Photo: ridhamuslim.blogspot.com We Speak for the 70 Percent by Susu Jeffrey   We speak for the 70-percent. Our bodies are 70 percent water. The surface of the earth is 70 percent water. We are the water people on the water planet.   If you could wring out a rock you’d get water. Water is the […]

Oil Industry Conjures Illusion of Public Support for KXL Using ALEC Politicians

ALEC Pushes State Resolutions as Oil Industry Ghostwrites Opinion Pieces for Legislators Posted by NICK SURGEY  PRWatch.org  March 12, 2014    Millions of U.S. citizens have voiced their opposition to the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline in recent months, with more than 2 million publiccomments opposing the project hand delivered to the State Department last week. At the same […]

▶ KXL Dissent: Washington DC, March 2, 2014

 Daniel Ruthenberg-Marshall Published on Mar 2, 2014 On March 2, 2014, over one thousand young people marched on the White House demanding President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline and uphold his commitment to protecting out environment. Hundreds of these students then handcuffed themselves to the White House fence in the largest youth act of civil […]

▶ PR Watch—Keystone PipeLIES Exposed: The Facts on Sticky Leaks, Billion Dollar Spills, and Dirty Air

  From the Center for Media and Democracy (PR Watch)  by Dave Saldana, Director, Writer, and Producer of “Keystone PipeLIES Exposed,” a new short film that is a production of the Center for Media and Democracy Investigative Fund The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would cover 1,179 miles, from Hardisty, Alberta, Canada, to the refineries of Port […]

▶ Mark Fiore Cartoon: Jack Gerard’s American Petroleum Institute (Keystone XL)

Click Watch on Vimeo to view this video. Keystone XL and tar sands oil are emissions-free wonders that will do everything good you ever thought possible.  (At least according to the American Petroleum Institute.)  Let’s take a look at the organization that has been lobbying their heart out to get Keystone XL approved. The environmental review […]

▶ Truthout Interviews, Featuring William Rivers Pitt on the State of the Nation

By Ted Asregado  Truthout | Video Interview  02 February 2014  Truthout.org President Barack Obama enters the House Chamber of the Capitol Building to deliver the State of the Union address, Jan. 28, 2014. (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times) A politician who tries to please as many factions as he or she can often ends up […]

The Education of Bill McKibben: How the Unlikely Activist Learned to Break the Rules | Madeline Ostrander

“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.” by Madeline Ostrander  Dec 11, 2013  YES! Magazine Bill McKibben. Photo by David Garten The tasks Bill McKibben set for himself were monumental. Start […]