Keystone Pipeline Protests in Washington D.C., more to come

The project of our discussion is a proposed pipeline from the Alberta Tar Sands to Texas.   For the past week various large-scale demonstrations have taken place in front of the WhiteHouse urging President Obama to block the passing of the approval for this project, citing his environmental platform and campaign pledges in regards to stopping climate change.   These acts of civil disobedience has led to numerous arrests , including high profile activists such as Naomi Klein.  A day of action is planned for later September in Ottawa.  More updates coming…

Thank you Olbermann, a rare gem in mainstream American media.  I hope to have a review of Bill McKibben’s recent book Eaarth up soon.

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