17 Jan '12, 4pm

clear marching orders from @timdechristopher: dig deeper

January 17, 2012, by Bill McKibben Ever since Tim DeChristopher raised a bidder’s paddle in 2008, Bill McKibben has been by his side, helping the climate movement understand why Tim’s act of civil disobedience was so bold and so necessary. “We were moved by Tim’s sacrifice,” writes McKibben in this special reflection on Orion’s blog. Another long-time friend and confidante of Tim’s is Terry Tempest Williams, who interviewed him (“What Love Looks Like” ) in the January/February 2012 issue of Orion. —The Editors It’s odd the amount a leader can accomplish without even being on the scene. We’ve been missing Tim DeChristopher for better than six months now, ever since he was swept out of the courtroom and into the federal prison system. But he’s as big a part as ever of the fight for a working planet. And the reason, I think, is not just that he can send inspiring e-mails and ...

Full article: http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/newsfrom187/entry/...

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