11 Aug '11, 6pm

Radiohead Vs. The Tar Sands Oil Pipeline : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Radiohead Vs. The Tar Sands Oil Pipeline : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

First, here are Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's thoughts on the matter, which he dashed off on the band's blog, Dead Air Space : President Obama is soon to make a decision on whether to press one of THE big red climate self destruct buttons.. and is under considerable pressure from a fake grassroots campaign funded by um .. certain interested parties (its called Astroturfing) into allowing the Tar Sands nightmare to go ahead.. if you don't know anything about the Tar Sands have a quick google... as seems to be the way of politics this won't happen unless a strong show of resistance can be seen to help obama say no. Anyway there is a campaign of peaceful civil disobedience planned in washington..TAR SANDS ACTION He also includes a link to "astroturf type shit " for those that need a point of reference. Now, it's not like a blog post from Radiohead is going to change Obama's...

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