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March 16 to 23 is a National Week of Action to Stop the Tar Sands Profiteers
Order Tar Sands OccuCards to hand out at your events!
Submitted by TCIMC on Thu, 02/28/2013
On the Red Lake sovereign nation land located in what is today known as northern Minnesota, an occupation has started at a location above the Enbridge-owned pipeline built without permission of the Red Lake Nation in 1949 (hashtag #RLblockade). Already a helicopter from Enbridge briefly landed next to the site (video), near the town of Leonard.
Time for outrage!
“Ninety-three years old. The last leg of my journey. The end is in sight. I am lucky to be able to seize the time I have left to reflect on my lifelong commitment to politics: the Resistance and the program designed sixty-six years ago by the National Council of the Resistance.”
These are the opening lines from “A Time for Outrage!” (“Indignez-vous!”) a 35 page book written by Stephane Hessel in 2010 which sold 3 million copies in 30 languages and inspired protests like “Occupy” in the United States and The Indignados in Spain. Hassel died this week at the age of 95.
Each week we see reasons for outrage and, thankfully, more and more people are joining the culture of resistance.
March 16 – March 23
Join Strike Debt for a Week of Action to Declare a
Healthcare Emergency: It's a Matter of “Life or Debt”
By Peter G. Cohen
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