Posts Tagged ‘enbridge’

Where the change is really happening…

Posted October 17th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Somethin’s happening here – and all over the place. The reasons are sad, but the happenings are not. In the past few decades or so, by as much stealth as possible, the crude oil transhipment network and the explosive growth of the fracking industry have crashed into local communities all around the country. Suddenly, farmers, small town residents, rural areas and cities are finding their “places,” their beloved places – the places that are home, family, community – under threat of contamination and destruction.

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Sprouting up everywhere – no, I don’t mean fracking wells, I mean HOPE

Posted July 22nd, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Sprouting up everywhere – no, I don’t mean fracking wells, I mean HOPE

“Fast and furious” is how the fossil fuel industry grows, along with its vast destruction. So, too, does hope in direct response as more and more people come together to defend their ‘places,’ to sprout seeds of hope, those little weeds that grow through the cracks, break up the pavement, begin to make new creation. As these emergent groups take their stands in defense of nature, hope sprouts – all over the place.

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Fast and furious…

Posted July 9th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Fast and furious…

The vast network of energy extraction and transshipment lines is being developed now at a fast and furious pace. There is intent here: to build it faster than people are able to become aware of what is being done to their communities, faster than they can organize. The fact that this is happening is proof of the effectiveness of the opposition. And that should encourage us to engage even more in the struggle to save the eco-communities in the places where we live.

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Taking corporate power out of our politics – for the sake of our future

Posted November 18th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: As usual, I have a lot on my mind. Things are changing so swiftly, but the steady course of industrial corporate society goes on as if there is no tomorrow – which these days is a colloquial phrase that has become too real for comfort. I want to […]

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