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Climate Verdict: Delta 5 Found Not Guilty of Obstructing an Oil Train, Guilty of Trespass– Judge Throws Out Necessity

Today in Lynnwood, WA, five climate activists who blockaded an oil train in September 2014 were found “not guilty” of obstructing an oil train and “guilty” on a more minor trespass charge. The obstruction charge was the more serious charge … Continue reading

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Day One: Climate Trial with Oil By Rail Blockaders Kicks Off

Today was the first day of the Delta 5’s week in court. Back in September 2014, the Delta 5 blockaded a mile long oil train from reaching an oil refinery in Everett, WA. The five were arrested and charged with … Continue reading

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Blockadia On Trial: Climate Activists Go To Court For Oil By Rail Blockade

It is on. Tomorrow in Lynnwood, WA. In September 2014, as the rest of us were preparing to march in New York and Flood Wall Street, these five courageous folks  blockaded an oil train for eight hours with a tripod … Continue reading

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Demanding the Impossible: Saying “No Compromise” in the Climate Movement, And Meaning It.

“The earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” — Utah Phillips In the summer of 2003, my friends and I launched a campaign called Dirty South Earth First! (DSEF!) … Continue reading

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