The actions against the Keystone XL pipeline down at the White House are a wonderful thing. Over the last five days 275 people have gotten arrested. When the police/whomever else tried to intimidate our movement by holding Bill McKibben and 52 others for two days and nights in pretty abysmal jail conditions over the weekend, we didn't back down an inch, just kept coming. This is not just historic, it's a real measure of something very significant, something about our toughness, our dedication, our unity, our morale, happening with the climate movement. September 3 is another important test. Saturday, September …
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Ted Glick has been a climate activist since 2004 and a progressive activist since 1968. Past writings and more information can be found at http://tedglick.com.
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