The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has become a national concern after almost two weeks of the largest civil disobedience that the environmental movement has seen in decades.
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.
Bill McKibben and Chris Hayes discuss why it's essential for President Obama to block the construction of the Keystone pipeline.
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.
Protesters continued gathering outside of the White House as part of a 15-day effort to convince Obama to halt construction of the Keystone XL 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.
Activists are risking their lives in the fight against US and Canadian mining companies.
Tim DeChristopher explains how environmental activists are using civil disobedience techniques to take bold action to change the status quo.
Will direct action against big polluters prove more successful than Capitol Hill–based attempts to fight climate change?