Sierra Club Will Engage In Civil Disobedience To Fight Climate Change

By: Wednesday January 23, 2013 8:50 am

The Sierra Club, long considered an establishment friendly environmental organization, has apparently been radicalized by the ongoing failure of the environmental movement to make any significant difference in Climate Change. Environmentalists all over the world have had limited success in dealing with Climate Change, but none have so substantially and comprehensively miscarried as those in [...]

Civil Disobedience in Climate Action: Eight Climb Into Trees to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline

By: Monday September 24, 2012 9:33 am

A direct action group called Tar Sands Blockade has been harassing TransCanada and their efforts to build the lower half of the Keystone XL pipeline. That portion, from Cushing, Oklahoma to the port at the Gulf of Mexico in Texas, was approved by President Obama as a way to speed through to international markets what [...]

VIDEO: Multiple Protesters Detail Plan to Engage in Nonviolent Civil Disobedience, Refuse to Leave Building

By: Sunday February 27, 2011 1:30 pm

MADISON, WI (FDL) – Multiple leaders of the faith community, students, union members and activists plan to refuse to leave the Capitol building today at 4:00pm, engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience. This could result in people being physically carried out of the building at 4:00. I took some video of two of the protesters who [...]

Capitol Police Plan to Clear Building at 4; Civil Disobedience Planned

By: Sunday February 27, 2011 10:38 am

MADISON, WI (FDL) – The Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, ordered the Capitol police to close the Capitol building at 4:00pm today, just a few hours from now. Protesters who have occupied the building for 14 days, with no arrests, have been prepared for this eventuality, and have devised a number of strategies to combat [...]

Protests Will Come to a Head as Capitol Police Tries to Shut Down Building

By: Saturday February 26, 2011 8:10 am

MADISON, WI (FDL) – While having dinner last night inside a building with a bank of windows facing the state house, we saw a coterie of hundreds of cops marching into the building. Once inside, they told the crowd assembled that they were ordered to kick the protesters out of the Capitol, but instead they’d [...]

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