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Are we at war?

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By Hilary Lewis

July 10, 2013

I'm not talking about Iraq or Afghanistan, class-warfare or the war on Christmas - I'm talking about a mine site in Wisconsin.

At the beginning of the year Al Gedicks of the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council wrote a guest blog post which mentioned that Wisconsinites had "mobilized public opinion against Gogebic Taconite’s (GTac) proposal for a giant open pit iron mine." Then in June, 15 protesters headed over to the site for a demonstration that didn't get out of hand, but Gogebic felt differently.

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Tagged with: mining, psyops, wisconsin

I Call it an Oil Spill

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By Hilary Lewis

April 4, 2013

A broken Exxon pipeline spilled more than 12,000 barrels of Canadian tar sands oil and water en route to the Gulf Coast on Friday, March 29. The spill ran through the neighborhoods of Mayflower, Arkansas, just north of Little Rock, and into nearby wetlands and rivers. 

We know pipelines break.

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Tagged with: tar sands, oil spill, nokxl, exxon, xom, arkansas

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@lachlan @FreeBeacon It’s almost as if… you’re willfully misconstruing our position in pursuit of sensationalizing a ginned up story! Nah.
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