30 Jul '15, 6pm

Portland activists force Shell to turn around

Portland activists force Shell to turn around

Score one for Portland in the great Pacific Northwest rivalry that no one in the rest of the world cares about. Thirteen activists hanging from Portland’s St. Johns Bridge managed to block Shell’s icebreaking vessel the MSV Fennica from leaving the city early Thursday morning on its way to destroy the Arctic. Seattle staged a sHellNo protest of its own earlier this year against the drilling rig known as the Polar Pioneer, but while Seattle’s protest was largely a symbolic and family-friendly affair that didn’t actually stop the drilling rig from moving north, Portland’s protest seems to be getting some shit done. And we mean we do mean shit . According to Greenpeace spokesperson Cassady Sharp , the baker’s dozen activists dangling from the St. Johns Bridge for the past 30 hours have been relieving themselves into adult diapers. Not feeling so tough now, are you Seattle? De...

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