07 Sep '11, 7pm

What comes next for the Tar Sands Action, by @BillMcKibben:

What comes next for the Tar Sands Action, by @BillMcKibben:

Bill McKibben in Washington, D.C. Photo: Tar Sands Action Dear friends, Here's the battle plan we promised -- a little late, because it's been a big job wrapping up phase one of this campaign. By now you know what you accomplished: 1,253 arrests, according to some journalists the biggest civil disobedience action since 1977, and the most sustained since the epic campaigns of the civil rights movement. That was enough to take a regional issue and make it a national and even global one (many thanks to our friends, who picketed American and Canadian embassies on every continent ). Together you managed to make this a central environmental test for the administration, and to inform everyone who's paying attention that Barack Obama will get to make the call by himself, without Congress in the way. In other words, you've laid the groundwork for a mighty victory -- now we have to ...

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