03 Sep '11, 10pm

We’re not just a movement that opposes things, we’re also a movement that dreams of what’s coming.

We’re not just a movement that opposes things, we’re also a movement that dreams of what’s coming.

This email blast just went out to hundreds of thousands of 350 supporters -- it was typed in the rain by Bill McKibben in the park outside the White House. Sign-up here to get more fresh updates like this. Dear Friends— I’m writing this from the lawn in front of the White House. In front of me there’s a sprawling rally underway, with speakers ranging from indigenous elders to the great Canadian writer Naomi Klein. In back of me, another 243 courageous people are being hauled away to jail -- it’s the last day of Phase 1 of the tar sands campaign, and 1,252 North Americans have been arrested, the biggest civil disobedience action this century on this continent. But we’ve been just as cheered by the help that has poured in from around the world -- today, activists in front of the White House held a banner with a huge number on it: 618,428. That's how many people around the wo...

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