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2018 Climate Justice Unity March

Saturday, Sept. 1st to Saturday, Sept. 8th Landowners who had their property taken by force for the Dakota Access Pipeline have joined with the Iowa Sierra Club in a lawsuit against the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB). They allege that the IUB illegally allowed Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to use eminent domain to build the Dakota […]

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“Sabotage” bill a Trojan Horse for eminent domain abuse

“Sabotage” bill a Trojan Horse for eminent domain abuse [by Ed Fallon] About twenty years ago, growth-management advocates across the US were shocked when the Tennessee General Assembly enacted one of the nation’s strongest anti-urban sprawl bills. At the time, I was working on similar legislation in Iowa, so I traveled to Nashville to learn […]

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“WE ARE NOT PROTESTERS. WE ARE PROTECTORS.”

[There’s been much controversy lately about whether all the work that went into the People’s Climate March was worth it, and whether or not we should be supporting it. These are great and necessary conversations and arguments. Thanks for all who participate. And PLEASE LET MORE VOICES JOIN IN THESE DEBATES. It is out of […]

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Renewed Faith

[By: Debaura James, New Mexico] Since money became too tight to hire state coordinators from Ohio forward, I’ve been marching less and spending much of my day helping to coordinate accommodations, kitchens, folks to host meals for us. I have been surprised how tremendously I enjoy reaching out by phone to our very willing partners […]

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2 Weeks and Counting

[By: Mary DeCamp] The Great March for Climate Action will be in Washington, DC in two weeks.  What will this last leg of the journey be like? When this cross-continental walk began on March 1, 2014, we didn’t quite know what to expect.  What a wild idea – get a group of heretofore unacquainted activists […]

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Western Pennsylvania

[By Kai Sanburn] We move into rolling hills through an impressionist’s fall with pointillist forests – burnished cooper, quivering gold, blushing reds and last-gasp greens. For days, we walked through Ohio’s mono-culture flatlands.. Soy, soy, corn. Corn, corn, soy..where late summer corn counted for what there was of elevation, just about as high as an […]

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