Monthly Archives: August 2011

Massive crowd, 143 arrests at August 29 tars sands protest

August 29th was the 6th anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and barely a day after the departure of Hurricane Irene from DC. Delayed by the storm and hearing nature’s message about climate change from Irene, … Continue reading

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Astra-Zenica (HLS customer) exec gets AM home demo as hurricane approaches, neighbors go NUTS

On Saturday August 27th, DC animal rights activists took to the streets just a few hours before the big hurricane was to hit DC. Activists deployed to the home of Brian Maloney, who is the Associate Director of Global Public … Continue reading

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HLS customer API gets letter, Bayer and Sanofi-Aventis get office demos

The American Petroleum Institute has been testing toxic effects of unleaded gasoline on rats at Huntingdon Life Sciences. On August 26, animal rights activists showed up at the offices of API with a letter demanding an end to the obscene … Continue reading

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Tar sands protests day 5: Gulf Coast residents speak out

On August 24, the 5th day in a row of civil disobediance protests in front of the White House, 56 more people were arrested protesting the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. Video featuring interview with Missisippi resident on health … Continue reading

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Tarmageddon: Anonymous, WSQT pirate radio providing “air support” for Tar Sands protests

I would NOT want to be in charge of computer security for the corporate scum pushing the Keystone XL pipeline right now! This means three separate forms of civil disobedience are now taking place against the Keystone XL pipeline: The … Continue reading

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Tar Sands protests net 52 more arrests on third day

This after more than 40 arrests Sunday-and after the Park Police held 50 arrestees from Saturday over the weekend in Central Cell Block “To deter future participants.” The deterrent was a failure, with more arrests Monday than Sunday! Video of … Continue reading

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Day one of Tar Sands civil disobedience: 68 arrests at the White House

Aug 20 was the first day of two weeks of every day civil disobedience in front of the White House, demanding that the President block the permits for the Keystone XL oil pipeline project. This project would extend to the … Continue reading

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