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Bryan Farrell : The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You, Keystone XL

Four activists are locked down to construction equipment on a recently clearcut easement leased by Keystone XL pipeline builders TransCanada. Inset photos below show local residents supporting the demonstrators and treesitters in the 50-foot pines at the rural East Texas … finish reading Bryan Farrell : The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You, Keystone XL

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Chris Hedges : Heartland Resistance to the Pipeline

Treesitters in Winnsboro, Texas. Photo from the Tar Sands Blockade.Resistance in the heartland:The Great Tar Sands Blockade Ranchers, farmers, and enraged citizens, often after seeing their land seized by eminent domain and their water supplies placed under mortal threat, have … finish reading Chris Hedges : Heartland Resistance to the Pipeline

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Harvey Wasserman : Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

Bonnie Raitt. Image from R.C.’s Twin Cities Beat.Bonnie Raitt lights up the world Bonnie has balanced an astonishing musical range with a message and a way of carrying herself that are firmly rooted in her Quaker heritage. By Harvey Wasserman … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

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Ron Jacobs : Cops and Contradictions

Demonstrators form a “human oil spill” in Burlington, VT, July 30, 2012. Photo by Sarah Harris / North Country Public Radio. Inset image below: Riot police used rubber bullets, sting ball pellets, and pepper spray against Burlington demonstraters. Image from … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Cops and Contradictions

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Restoration Ecologist Bill Neiman on Saving our Texas Environment

Environmentalist Bill Neiman at the KOOP studios in Austin, Friday, April 13, 2012. Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio.Rag Radio:Restoration ecologist Bil Neimansays we need a paradigm shift By Rag Radio / The Rag Blog / April 18, 2012 … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Restoration Ecologist Bill Neiman on Saving our Texas Environment

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Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher : Labor’s Keystone Dilemma

Unions and the Keystone dilemma. Image from Kansas Watchdog.Dirty vs. green jobs:Labor’s Keystone dilemma Outside of Washington, the very same unions that support the pipeline are down in the trenches fighting for a transition to a green economy. By Brendan … finish reading Brendan Smith and Jeremy Brecher : Labor’s Keystone Dilemma

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Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

Flipping the switch at solar farm near Austin, Texas. Rag Blog photo.Let the sunshine in:On being young and crazy in Austin They say that victory has 1,000 parents, but defeat is an orphan. By Paul Robbins | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

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Robert Jensen : Angus Wright and the ‘Fire Next Time’

Angus Wright. Screen grab from Vimeo.The fire next time is now:Environmental historian Angus Wright’scall for a planetary patriotism By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / November 9, 2011 Angus Wright has a way of saying things we may not … finish reading Robert Jensen : Angus Wright and the ‘Fire Next Time’

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Robert Jensen : Will Potter and ‘Green is the New Red’

Image from TreeHugger.Green is the New Red:An interview with Will Potter By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / July 27, 2011 For centuries, the arbitrary use of power by the state against dissidents has been a key threat to … finish reading Robert Jensen : Will Potter and ‘Green is the New Red’

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VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : ‘Eco Outlaw’ Diane Wilson on Rag Radio

Environmental activist Diane Wilson on Rag Radio Video by Jeff Zavala | Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | July 7, 2011 Environmental activist Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas, and the author of Diary of … finish reading VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : ‘Eco Outlaw’ Diane Wilson on Rag Radio

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VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : ‘Eco Outlaw’ Diane Wilson on Rag Radio

Environmental activist Diane Wilson on Rag Radio[Video by Jeff Zavala / Interview by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / July 7, 2011] Environmental activist Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas, and the author of Diary of an … finish reading VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : ‘Eco Outlaw’ Diane Wilson on Rag Radio

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Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

Environmental activist Diane Wilson in a still from the PBS documentary, Texas Gold.Eco-Outlaw Diane Wilson:The environmental rabble-rousing of an unreasonable woman By Robert S. Becker / OpEd News / June 21, 2011 Environmental activist and author Diane Wilson will be … finish reading Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

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