Tag Archives: Coal

Rider to Neighbor – Ciclista a Vecino

by A. Grace Steig, video coordinator for the Western MA team siga abajo para el Español “¡Sí se puede!” we chanted at the end of our third day of trainings and planning alongside members of Neighbor to Neighbor. We used … Continue reading

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La Historia de Rosa – Rosa’s Story

by Rosa Gonzalez, volunteer for Neighbor to Neighbor Holyoke Translated from Spanish to English by Ben Weilerstein – please forgive or offer correction to any mistakes in translation – for the original Spanish, scroll down Traducido del español al ingles … Continue reading

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Structures of Water: Poetry as Activism

by Sophie Sokolov, Social Media for Team North Shore When I heard that Footprint Power was going to host an art show and poetry reading inside of the defunct coal plant, my first thought was that we should infiltrate. We … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Brayton Point

Written by Alexis Russell, Team Eastern Massachusetts, Media Coordinator  I’ve been to protests before. I remember walking through the streets of San Francisco with my dad at my first protest when I was ten, protesting the war in Afghanistan. I … Continue reading

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Would You Like Oil With That?

Written by Amanda Crawford-Staub, Outreach Coordinator, Team Main The dislike for deadly energy companies like oil, coal, and gas is loud. They profit billions of dollars, destroy our environment, and make us sick with little to no accountability for all … Continue reading

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Let the Wave of Life Wash Over You

Written by Andrew Nguyen, Video Coordinator, Team Massachusetts Working in Holyoke was a change of pace. Petitioning day after day to shut down the Mount Tom Coal Plant afforded me the opportunity to interact with many of the locals. No … Continue reading

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A Generation of Stored Sun

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts While at the 350MA.org kick-off in Cambridge, MA, someone was applauded for his organizing a concert dedicated to the planet every year as well as for all of the letters to … Continue reading

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Story of Self

Written by Murtaza Nek, Program Coordinator, Team Massachusetts One of the most important aspects of our training as Climate Summer riders has been to become more expressive, to share our stories and our reasons for being devoted to addressing the … Continue reading

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Switch the Power in Bridgeport

Riconn Team is having a potluck/meeting/rally against the Bridgeport Harbor Power Plant! Spread the word to those in the area and come support a healthier Connecticut! Here’s the Facebook Event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=182617911798503 And here’s a flyer that Jackie made, please circulate!

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