09 Aug '11, 12am

Thus Far and No Further: Gulf Coast and Arizona Activists Fight Back

Thus Far and No Further: Gulf Coast and Arizona Activists Fight Back

Last week, I wrote about the action camps planned this month that will be challenging the root causes of climate change , i.e. the fossil fuel industry, in the Midwest, Southeast and Pacific Northwest. But August is already sizzling with small groups of environmental and Indigenous rights minded people stepping up and putting their bodies on the line to protect those places most near and dear to their hearts. Last Thursday, in New Orleans about 100 people rallied at BP’s Regional Command Center to protest the oil giant’s continued lack of accountability in cleaning up one of the worst corporate disasters in U.S. history- the Gulf Oil Spill. As the event’s call to action put it “The Oil is Still Here and so are We,” and Louisiana residents are mobilizing to fight back against the poisoning of the Gulf of Mexico by BP. Three were arrested staging at sit-in at the front entra...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/08/08/thus-far-and-no...

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