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Sleep-Out on Boston Common Continues Despite Police
[Boston, MA] Scores of college students and community members gathered on Boston Common in front of the Massachusetts State House yesterday evening to call on Governor Patrick to introduce a bill that will re-power the Commonwealth with 100% clean electricity by 2020. They were joined by Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, Minister and President of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ.
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06 Nov 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
Actions Spreading Across the U.S. Against Corporate-Driven Climate Policy
climate_change.pngClimate SOS groups protest the Pittsburgh International Coal Conference days before the G-20 arrives in the city, additional actions against U.S. climate policy and the fossil fuels industry took place on both the east and west coasts.

RELATED: Preemptive Repression in Pittsburgh
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24 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
VIDEO: Cruelty, Rotting Birds Documented at Dunkin Donuts Egg Supplier
In August 2009, a Compassion Over Killing investigator worked inside Michael Foods, a company that supplies eggs to Dunkin Donuts. Find out what he documented while employed at this egg factory farm in Minnesota: http://dunkincruelty.com/investigation
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22 Sep 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
Citizens Launch Group To Halt Nuclear Reactor On Chesapeake Bay
Press Release--Concerned Marylanders from around the state have come together to launch People Against A Radioactive Chesapeake (PAARC). The grassroots citizens group brings together members from local anti-nuclear organizations: Southern Maryland CARES, the Crabshell Alliance, and the Chesapeake Safe Energy Coalition in an effort to halt construction of a Giant 1,710 Megawatt EXPERIMENTAL NUCLEAR REACTOR proposed for the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant on the Chesapeake Bay.
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17 Jul 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
Protesters Voice Concern for Indigenous Massacre in Peru
peru.pngA coalition of 13 grassroots organizations in Boston delivered a letter today to the Peruvian Consulate to raise concerns over the military and police aggression against a peaceful protest of indigenous people in Bagua, Peru. On June 5th, police forces opened fire on a protest of more than thirty thousand people, representing several indigenous groups, who had held a 57-day strike to contest the enactment of new laws that would open indigenous lands to the exploitation of their natural resources.

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17 Jun 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
Who's the Dummy Now? Police Overreact, Deactive Mannequin
dummy.pngOn March 31st, a brand new organization called Mannequins for Climate Justice chained a dummy to the door of a Kenmore Square Bank of America (BOA) with a bike lock, setting in motion a bizarre chain of events.

Police rushed to the scene and shut down all of Kenmore Square—taping off the area and blocking traffic—followed closely by ambulances, swarms of reporters and even news helicopters. Next, according to the Boston Phoenix, “bomb squad guys—one in a full space suit, plus their bomb-killing robot—were called in,” adding to the absurd spectacle.
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27 Apr 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
NorthEast Anarchist Network: "Direct Action = Solidarity. Confront the Bankers in April!"
The NorthEast Anarchist Network is endorsing the "Self Described Anarchist Collective" and Global Justice Action calls for a diversity of tactics, including direct action, to disrupt the Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington, DC. Even in this era of uncontrolled economic retraction and collapse, the IMF and World Bank continue to reach for their misleading, self-proclaimed objective of "eradicating poverty", while paradoxically ignoring the needs of poor and indigenous communities.
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08 Apr 2009 | Filed under: Announcement / Environment : Globalization : Human Rights : International
Rising Tide Boston Crashes Talk by Arch Coal CEO
coal-bubble.PNGBoston, MA - Seven activists from Rising Tide Boston disrupted a lecture at Harvard University being delivered by Arch Coal CEO Steve Leer, who was speaking on the future of “clean coal” technology. The activists attempted to enlighten the coal baron and the lecture attendees on the true cost of coal extraction. "Arch coal is participating in the destructive practice of mountaintop removal," says Tyler Kinser, a member of Rising Tide Boston. "How can coal ever be clean when entire communities are being poisoned and displaced by coal extraction?"

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05 Feb 2009 | Filed under: News / Environment
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