Anne Meador

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protesters Arrested After Occupying North Carolina Governor's Office

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline filled North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s office Friday and refused to leave until he reverses course on the pipeline. About 25 people began their sit-in at about 8:30 am and are still occupying the governor’s office as of mid-afternoon. They said they wouldn’t voluntarily vacate the room until Cooper stops the pipeline by revoking a crucial permit. At 6:45 pm, police took 15 protesters into custody.

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Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Stands With Anti-Pipeline Group to Defend Protest Tactics

An environmental group fired back at a Republican Senator who singled them out at a committee hearing on Tuesday for employing tactics which he insinuated were on par with terrorism. The organization, Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE), in turn accused Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) of “McCarthyite, fear-mongering tactics” when he targeted them during a Senate hearing related to oil and gas pipeline permitting. While the Republican national security hawk painted BXE as extremists, Jill Stein, presidential candidate for the Green Party, instead came out in its defense.

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AIPAC Protest: Emotions Run High Before Arrival of Trump, Clinton

Washington, DC — A dozen groups, including Al-Alwid, Jewish Voices for Peace and Answer Coalition, protested the annual conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). After rallying for Palestinian rights at the White House, large numbers of protesters marched to the conference site, where lines of police officers fended off as many as a thousand people.

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Monday Night Football Crashed by Fracktivists Performing Sky-High Rappel in Bank of America Stadium

As many as 74,000 NFL fans at last night's Colts v. Panthers game in Charlotte, North Carolina, witnessed two people rappel from the upper deck of Bank of America Stadium in the pouring rain.

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Climate Expert James Hansen: The Planet May Become Ungovernable

The repercussions of climate disruption are still not being acknowledged fully, warned climatologist Dr. James Hansen, addressing an audience of Baby Boomer and Greatest Generation climate activists on September 9.

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