Tim DeChristopher’s Court Speech: ‘This Is What Patriotism Looks Like’ (via Food Freedom)

April 2012 Update: Tim DeChristopher was put in isolation, and now seems to be let out of isolation. Story at The L Magazine: here. _____________________________ Tim DeChristopher, whose act of civil disobedience stopped the illegal auction of oil and gas leases on thousands of acres of public land, was sentenced yesterday to two years in […]

Climbing Up Blair Mountain Again (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

We all know the history of the American Civil War, but did you know about the second largest armed uprising within the United States? I am probably the biggest history nerd I know and I only recently read about the Battle of Blair Mountain . Sure, I know about the struggles of the early 20th […]

Actress Daryl Hannah, Dr. James Hansen and others arrested protesting mountain top removal in WV

On Tuesday, June 23, 2009 a civil disobedience took place in West Virginia to protest mountain top removal in Coal River Valley. Earlier in the day, an announcement had been made on the Green Party Watch web-site alerting green activists to the forthcoming CD. In West Virgina, the national Green Party affiliate is “The West […]

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