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America and oil. It’s like bacon and eggs, Batman and Robin. Now, it’s a guarantee of a trip to hell in a handbasket.
Obama doesn’t have much time left to convince environmental activists that he’s worth their sweat and sacrifices in the next election.
Hundreds of people continue their nonviolent protest outside the White House, urging the president to say no to the potentially environmentally disastrous Keystone XL pipeline.
Civil disobedience is a transformation of consciousness, a sudden revelation that something new must be done.It is the knowledge that there are two options: disrupt and change the system or lose by remaining silent.
Dan Choi got arrested for protesting Keystone XL, even though climate change isn't "his" issue. This is what solidarity looks like.
Bill McKibben and Chris Hayes discuss why it's essential for President Obama to block the construction of the Keystone pipeline.
Christian Parenti and MSNBC's Martin Bashir discuss whether or not the US is prepared for future earthquakes.
Ongoing nonviolent protests in front of the White House are urging President Obama to stop a prospective 1,700-mile-long tar-sands pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
The largest act of civil disobedience by environmentalists in decades began outside the White House on August 20, as more than seventy people were arrested during a protest against the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The hotly contested pipeline would be disastrous for ecosystems from Canada all the way through America's heartland to the waters of the Gulf.