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Rising Tide Gearing Up to Confront Megaloads Call to Action: Be the First Line of Defense Against Megaloads in Oregon! The Tar Sands development is seeking a new route for hauling large equipment up to Alberta, Canada to continue the massive devastation of turning vast boreal forests into toxic sludge pits. …  The new route […]

Take Action: End Mi’kmaq Warrior’s Solitary Confinement Southeastern Regional Correctional Centre in so-called New Brunswick has just placed Germain “Junior” Breau, 22, into solitary confinement. This is part of the ongoing mistreatment of Indigenous peoples inside of the Prison Injustice System, and a slap in the face to Land Defenders and Warriors standing up for […]

This text , from a flier by Puget Sound Anarchists, is an open call to view all trade and energy infrastructure as the enemy: This is a Lot Bigger Than Fracking in the Port of Olympia Fracking is the process of shooting a toxic cocktail of hundreds of chemicals into the ground to break it […]

Mi’kmaq say, “We are still here, and SWN will not be allowed to frack.” The Elsipogtog community and the people of the Mi’kmaq nation are responding to SWN’s stated intention to resume shale gas exploration in New Brunswick. Community members and traditional people will come together to light a Sacred Fire to stop SWN from […]

Call for Support, Solidarity from Mi’kmaq Showdown At Highway 134 Maine Trans and or Women’s Action Camp Solidarity Action With Mi’kmaq

Some fossil fuel stories, courtesy of the EF! Newswire: Oklahoma Pipeline Explosion Sparks Large Fire, Prompting Evacuations Oct 19: Global Frackdown 2 Calls for a Worldwide Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing Kahsatstenhsera: Indigenous Resistance to Tar Sands Pipelines

From SOA Watch: On Friday, September 20, a Honduran Court ordered that internationally respected Indigenous leader Berta Caceres, the Coordinator of the Lenca organization COPINH, be jailed. The court also ordered that Aureliano Molina and Tomas Gomez, also COPINH leaders, be subject to alternative measures to imprisonment and that all three of these leaders face […]

From Intercontinental Cry: Idle No More has released a call out for actions on October 7, 2013. So far, 17 events are being planned. The Idle No More October Proclamation reads: “October 7, 1763, marked the signing of the British Royal Proclamation, a historic document that legally mandated Canada to recognize Indigenous land rights.  250 […]

Due to our involvement with other projects, your friendly Root Force bloggers have been taking a small break this month. Our posting will probably continue to be sporadic for the next couple of weeks before we’re back to our regular posting volume. To tide you over, here’s a call to action from across the ocean, […]

Upcoming Tar Sands Action Camps

There are 2 Action Camps on the way soon to target Tar Sands infrastructure here in the US. Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands is hosting a camp from July 19-22 near Howell/Stockbridge MI.  The camp will feature workshops and trainings on Direct Action, Anti-Oppression, Security Culture, Blockades, Climbing, Know Your Rights for Actions, and many […]

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