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June 2012 Protests: A Partial List (Add to It)

The June 2012 protest calendar of World Can’t Wait is empty. The June 2012 protest calendar of United for Peace and Justice is empty. The June 2012 events list for the ANSWER Coalition consists of nothing but screenings and internal discussion events. These organizations no longer appear to be the vanguard of social movement activity [...]

Hitting the Bottom Line: Where Activism has an Impact

Corporations are artificial entities that are constrained under law to prioritize the maximization of their stock value above all other values. This means that if people want to alter the behavior of corporations, they have to either force corporations’ behavior by changing law or by changing what corporations have to do to keep their stock [...]

Stop the Frack Attack Rally against Fracking July 28 in Washington, DC

If you say enough with the earthquakes (yes, earthquakes), enough with the spills, enough with the carcinogenic drinking water, enough with plans for drill rigs on campus, enough with cozy insiderism going all the way up to the Obama administration, rally July 28 in Washington, DC.

When people stand up, declare they’ve had enough and [...]

Fossil Fuels Are Not Forward, President Obama

Barack Obama gives us his new campaign commercial, Forward, in which he celebrates the expansion of fossil fuels like crude oil and gas. How is that forward?!? [...]

Spread the Word: Tell us About Your Protest!

Ross the Keystone State activist writes in today to let us know about two upcoming protests:

1. On Thursday, October 14 from 4:30-6:00 pm at the intersection of 9th and Hamilton in Allentown, PA there will be an Anti-Fracking protest to protect Pennsylvania’s already-threatened groundwater:

Join Food & Water Watch, Clean Water Action and Gas [...]

Fracking Causes Oil Spill In North Dakota

Oil spills in North Dakota and India are reminders of the dangers of relying on fossil fuels. [...]

Diana DeGette Is Not Fracking Fooling Around

Currently, there is a special exemption for fracking fluid that allows Halliburton to keep the contents of fracking fluid a secret from the public, even though fracking fluid is believed to contain many chemicals that are dangerous to human beings. In the fracking process, ground water used to drinking often becomes contaminated with fracking fluid, so it’s an important issue. [...]