Browsing the "environmental activism" Tag

Shit the FBI Says (VIDEO)

February 1st, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

This is a tremendous, awesome video from Will Potter of Green is the New Red. Potter is an expert on


Everything is Connected: Currents of Activism, Occupy Wall Street, Tar Sands

October 15th, 2011 | by Cynthia Shahan

Everything is connected: the things we do, the things others do, affect people’s lives. The aura of our material planet is a body of energy that is part of us and extends around us from the inside out. This connectivity is showing up willfully in our streets. Bill Mikkiben points out: “We cannot solve the carbon problem until we solve the power problem.” He also acknowledges the good timing of now-linking movements of activism. The time of putting positive energy into a collective force is in action now as a space to heal these gaping wounds in culture and environment unfolds


Guilt is Not Green

August 27th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

This is a common belief that because of the numerous environmental problems we've created, we need to feel guilty. We don't need to feel guilty at all, about this or in life in general


12 Animal Activists Arrested in Spain for "Eco-Terrorism"

June 23rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Soooo ridiculous. Will Potter, THE expert on animal and environmental activists being inappropriately treated as terrorists had a breaking story yesterday on 12 animal rights and environmental activists who have been arrested in Spain and labelled “eco-terrorists." It seems to have gone viral (gotten extremely popular), and for good reason


Seriously Screwed Up FBI Priority: Spending Millions to Frame, Harass, & Incarcerate Environmentalists & Animal Activists

June 3rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

It all centered around Rick Wilson, a nice guy who ran an after-hours club where bohemians would gather and talk about art and politics, drink, sometimes play a little cards. Somehow the Seattle Police decided that it was a hotbed of eco-terrorism, and spent hundreds of thousands of man-hours investigating. In the end they arrested him for being the driver to a cocaine deal – a deal that was entirely set up by the police informant, and a deal that Rick had repeatedly told him he wanted nothing to do with. Again, something he NEVER would have done on his own



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